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1. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Descriptions of the life and work of Chicago architect John Wellborn Root, or John Root (1850-1891), a designer of some old buildings in Kansas City with the firm of Burnham & Root.

2. Board of Trade Building (Second) Profile Board of Trade Building (Second) Profile 2003

3. James L. Lombard Residence James L. Lombard Residence Postcard of James L. Lombard Residence at 1805 Jefferson

4. John Root's Monadnock Building John Root's Monadnock Building December//1967 Photos and article (written by the architectural critic for the Kansas City Star) about the 1892 Monadnock Building in Chicago designed by John Root of the architectural firm of Burnham & Root, designers...

5. Kansas City Exchange Competition Kansas City Exchange Competition July/31/1886 Illustration and article about the design competition for the Kansas City Board of Trade Building (called here "the Exchange Building") in 1886, with an architectural drawing by S. Vacher for a proposed...

6. KCResources, page 94 KCResources, page 94

7. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of old Board of Trade Building at 8th and Central Streets, built in 1888 by Burnham & Root, architects.

8. Root & Siemens Architectural Firm Root & Siemens Architectural Firm File contains photos, illustrations, and information on the Root & Siemens architectural firm of Kansas City including its partners Walter Root and George Siemens (ca. 1864-1951). Siemens, a native of...

9. Southwest Limited Southwest Limited Postcard of Southwest Limited Railway Car

10. Spring Building Activity Spring Building Activity March/31/1901 Article about the new residential construction boom in Kansas City, describing the new and varying styles of architecture and methods of construction contrasting with simpler designs of the city in the...

11. The Architecture of John Wellborn Root The Architecture of John Wellborn Root 1973 Photo (of the Grand Avenue railroad station) and description (by author and Kansas City Star architectural critic Donald Hoffmann) of buildings and construction techniques in Kansas City designed by architect...

12. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City August/5/1923 Photos and biographical article about Walter Clarke Root, or Walter Root, "member [of the architectural] firm [of] Root & Siemens, architects." Born in Atlanta in 1859 and moving to Chicago as an architect...