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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
U.s Geological Survey
Victor C Smith
1954 (1981 Revision)
An Interview With Agustin Rocha
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 14, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Includes a typed list...
Boycott the Burlington
Packing house products from the Kansas City area are being charged 17 cents per hundred pounds, where in Omaha they are being charged just 1 cent per hundred pounds by the Burlington Company. It is seen...
Burlington Comes Down
Article discusses the outcome of the boycott against the Burlington railroad by the Manufacturers’ Association and other local organizations. “At the meeting of Burlington officials and representatives...
Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05
Full page ad with photo of the railroad line, traveling nightly from Kansas City to Chicago.
Postcard of the Hannibal Bridge
1954 (1981 revision)
Topographical map of an area including and to the northeast of Harrisonville, Missouri in Cass County. The city of Harrisonville is featured, as well as roads, creeks, lakes, railroads and geological formations....
Postcard of Interurban Railway Car
Topographical map of an area of Clark County, Missouri, including the town of Kahoka and a segment of the Fox River. Also depicted are numerous schools, cemeteries, and churches, as well as roads of varying...
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of Captain Thomas Flahive, an officer of the Kansas City Police Department station number 4 who was born in Ireland in 1861 and emigrated to Kansas City about 1880, starting "in the...
Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary
Photo and bio of Thomas Pendergast (later Boss Tom Pendergast), "Superintendent of City Streets" since 1900. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1872 and coming to Kansas City in 1888 (according to this...
Missouri Business Firms
File contains a list of Missouri firms in business for over 100 years in 1970, including several in Kansas City, Weston (only McCormick Distillery since 1844), and Saint Joseph, etc.
Monster Double Box of Turkey Creek Sewer, Looking West on Twenty-fifth Street
Illustration and caption about the construction of the Turkey Creek sewer at about 25th Street and the Frisco & Burlington Railroad tracks, as a receiver of the O. K. Creek sewer.
Municipal Airport during Flood
Airport grounds during flood. Picture labelled "Feburary Flood 1927 on Municipal Airport. General view of field from Burlington Railroad."
Park College, Woodward Hall
Postcard of Woodward Hall at Park College
Polished Beauty Rode the Rails
December 9, 2009
Postcard image and short article about the Alton Burlington, Ozark State Zephyr train, billed as the "first streamlined diesel-powered train between St. Louis and Kansas City." The Ozark State Zephyr was...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p020
Northwestern part of early Kansas City in West Bottoms from Union Avenue south to W. 12th Street and from Mulberry Street east to Santa Fe Street, showing buildings, streets, and railroad lines. Large...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p025
Northern part of early Kansas City in West Bottoms from Mulberry Street east to Holly Street showing railroad lines and buildings. Large numbers at edge of page refer to page with adjoining area.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p065
A portion of Kansas City from W. 20th Street south to W. 21st Street and from Allen Avenue east to Mercier, showing buildings, railroads, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p066
A portion of Kansas City from 23rd Street Trafficway south to W. 24th Street and from Brook east to Fairmount Avenue, showing buildings, railroads, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p068
A portion of Kansas City from 23rd Street Trafficway south to W. 25th Street and from Fairmount Avenue east to Holly Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
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