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1. Art Work on Kansas City, Mo., and Vicinity Art Work on Kansas City, Mo., and Vicinity 1900 Photo of the Centropolis Hotel.

2. Baptist Churches, Centropolis Baptist Church Baptist Churches, Centropolis Baptist Church n.d. Full, street level view drawing identified as the Centropolis Baptist Church located at 6820 E. 15th Street.

3. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. In the left foreground, a portion of The Ruberoid Co....

4. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. The left foreground of the image shows The Ruberoid...

5. Centropolis Centropolis File contains clippings, maps, and a paper describing the development of industrial towns, or districts, along the Blue River valley, developing around factories and growing with railroad access in the...

6. Centropolis Centropolis Information about the industrial districts along the Blue River valley, such as Centropolis, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, etc., with the name Centropolis deriving from William Gilpin's mid-19th century...

7. Centropolis Hotel Centropolis Hotel 1900 Full frontal and side view; located at 5th and Grand.

8. Centropolis Hotel Centropolis Hotel Full frontal and side view.

9. Centropolis Hotel Centropolis Hotel Advertisement for hotel.

10. Centropolis Hotel Centropolis Hotel Postcard of the Centropolis Hotel

11. Centropolis Hotel Centropolis Hotel

12. Centropolis Hotel Centropolis Hotel 1940 Street level view looking northwest at the southeast corner of 5th and Grand. The Centropolis, built in 1880, was the first hotel in Kansas City to install electric lighting. "As Kansas City moved southward...

13. Centropolis Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri Centropolis Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri July//1903 Illustration of the hotel in an ad announcing "the largest and most spacious $2.00 hotel in the city. Take Electric Park cars at Union Depot direct to hotel."

14. Centropolis Map Centropolis Map January 1960 Map titled: "Centropolis the condensed cities of Independence, Kansas & Westport, Jackson County, Missouri, January 1st, 1860." Other communities shown on the map include: Wyandotte, Parkville, Barry,...

15. Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Hundred Years 197-? A photocopied typewritten paper divided into two chapters. Chapter 1 is untitled and Chapter 2 is titled "The First Generation: Log Construction Among the French Creoles and Anglo-Americans". Includes...

16. Centropolis: Boom Town on the Blue River Centropolis: Boom Town on the Blue River Autumn 1999 History of the Centropolis industrial district along the Blue River between Kansas City and Independence, with photos and maps, describing both the real industrial and residential developments there and...

17. Columbus Park Benefits From Brownfields Grant Columbus Park Benefits From Brownfields Grant July 16, 2003 Kansas City will receive $400,000 from the EPA through an assessment Brownfields Grant. Half the money will go to areas where redevelopment has been stopped due to possible environmental contamination....

18. DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid 1921 A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...

19. Forty Years of Dependable Service by Centropolis Transfer Co. Forty Years of Dependable Service by Centropolis Transfer Co. 1950 History of the Centropolis Transfer Company, a heavy-moving and steel erection business at 7012 Truman Road starting in 1901.

20. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue circa 1915 View of Grand Avenue at 5th Street, with the Centropolis Hotel in the center. Identified in scrapbook as "Centropolis." Includes a view of a streetcar in the street.