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Central Industrial Dis...
1828-1983 and n.d
Budworth, Claude L
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
City Development Depar...
Kansas City Stockyards
Aerial view looking north of the American Royal building and stockyards after floodwaters have receded.
Twelfth Street Viaduct
Black and white charcoal detailed sketch showing a portion of the Twelfth Street Viaduct and street with automobiles underneath. Artist: Claude L. Budworth.
Central Industrial District Factories
Black and white detailed charcoal drawing of the West Bottoms. Includes in view Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company building, J. G. Peppard Seed Company building, elevated tracks, etc.
Central Industrial District Homes
Black and white detailed charcoal drawing of the West Bottoms which shows homes in a residential part of the area.
Central Industrial District Houses
Black and white detailed charcoal drawing of the West Bottoms with rooftops of poorer housing in view as well as a bridge in the background.
Side Tracks in Central Industrial District
Black and white detailed charcoal sketch of train tracks and railroad car in the West Bottoms. Artist: Claude L. Budworth.
Early Business in the West Bottoms
Dealers in wrought iron pipe, rubber and leather beltings, pumps, steam fittings and engine trimmings at 1328-1330 West 11th Street, in the West Bottoms.
Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City
Entry describing the West Bottoms and the economic activities there, mainly railroad shipping, warehousing, and manufacturing of agribusiness, grain, meat packing, and other products.
Folder contains two publications on the Fairfax Industrial District, one giving facts and the other containing primarily photographs. Folder also contains a fold-out brochure on the Central Industrial...
The Early History of the Lumber Trade in Kansas City
History of the West Bottoms area from 1880 to just after the 1903 flood, including Union Depot and the various manufacturing concerns and railroads in the area.
An Interview With Elvira Ramirez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 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. Has a typed list of contents.
KC-area Levees Protect, But They Take Lots of Time, Money
July 29-August 4, 2011
Kansas City’s eight federal levees are located at Argentine, Armourdale, Birmingham, Central Industrial District, East Bottoms, Fairfax-Jeresey, North Kansas City, and Riverside. The article gives a...
Central Industrial District Area Plan: Area Plan 11
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the area with given geographic boundaries.
Central Industrial District, Kansas City, U.S.A.
Map of central industrial district area including Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Shows stockyards, railroad yards, railroad lines, freight...
Obituary for Dr. George Curts
May 28, 1972
Obituary for Dr. George Curts, president of the Curts Laboratories and the Central Industrial District Association, dying at the age of 54.
Seeing Kansas in the Sixties
Photo and caption about the site of the "town of Wyandotte," Kansas, in 1867, "population 3,000," and "part of the present central industrial district of Kansas City, Missouri."
Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05
Photo of the warehouses, factories, and other buildings of "a section of the West Bottoms as viewed from the bluffs."
Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City
Photo of the West Bottoms in 1900.
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