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Automobile Service Sta...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Wagner Funeral Home
Full frontal view.
Wagner Fights to Preserve Historic Buildings
May 8, 2013
Article reports on efforts by City Council member Scott Wagner to save historic structures from demolition by amending the city's historic designation ordinance. With help from the Kansas City Historic...
Waggener Paint Company
Full frontal and partial side view of the Waggener Paint Company associated with Pratt & Lambert, Inc.
W.F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building
Full frontal view of W.F. Baker Poultry and Eggs, located at 127 E. 4th.
W. H. Wood
March 4, 1905
Photo and bio of W. H. Wood, a partner of Wood & Welsh, building contractors, a native of Kentucky, and resident next to his partner W. J. Welsh at 11th and Norton Avenues. Builders of the following: "John...
W. F. Hackney Dead
Obituary for local architect W. P. Hackney or William Hackney. who died on May 25, 1899. He was a senior member in the firm of Hackney and Smith. He was involved with the building of Manual High School,...
Voters Back Plan to Switch 7 Schools
November 7, 2007
Voters in both the Kansas City School District and the Independence School District voted overwhelmingly to move seven schools located in western Independence, Missouri, from the Kansas City School District...
Vital New Life
Photos and article about the historic renovation of the Taylor Building at 17th and Walnut streets in the Crossroads Arts District. Bishop-McCann, a meetings and incentive travel company, occupies the...
Vitagraph Film Exchange Building
January 11, 2008
National Register of Historic Places nomination form for building at 1703 Wyandotte Street that contains history and description of the Vitagraph Film Exchange building.
Vitagraph Building Ready to Make History Again
May 13, 2010
The Kansas City Symphony "relocated to its new space in the restored Vitagraph Film Exchange Building at 17th and Wyandotte streets on May 1." The $24 million renovation of the building was philanthropist...
Vintage Village: Founded as a "Second Fatherland," Residents of Historic Hermann Cling to Their German Roots
Article about the tourist and historic sites in Hermann, Missouri, a predominantly German town with well-preserved old buildings and wineries.
Vintage KC: 1920-1921
Photographs and a brief article about the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City building at 925 Grand. Construction of the 367,000-square-foot building began in in May 1920 and was completed in November...
Views of Kansas City, Missouri
Photos predominantly of old buildings and some of homes and street scenes.
Views from the Past: Missouri Landmark
Brief article highlighting some notable buildings and architects, including the New York Life Building, the Coates House, the Boley Building, and Union Station.
Far end of the Victoria Hotel at the northeast corner of 9th and McGee showing K & P Cleaners as a tenant in the building. Floor plan of basement storage areas is on same sheet.
Postcard of the Victoria Hotel
Victor H. Laederich
February 6, 1949
Victor H. Laederich built and gave his first name to the Victor Building, northwest corner of 10th and Main Streets.
Victor Building Entrance
View of J.W. Stork, E.F. McElroy, L.F. Nelson, E.J. Rychel standing at outside entrance to building.
Postcard of the Victor Building
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