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Central Wholesale Buil...
South Wholesale Buildi...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
Commercial Photo co
Photographic & View Co...
Askren, Robert G
Drawings and descriptions of plans for redeveloping the City Market area for tourism.
Family-Style Business Celebrates 30 Years
Photo and article about the celebration of 30 years in business of Winslow's City Market Barbecue, opened in 1971 as the City Market Barbecue by the Mulvihill family and changed in name with its purchase...
Fourth and Walnut Streets
Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 4th and Walnut.
Frederick C. Gunn
Information about Kansas City architect Frederick Gunn (~1863-1959), a native of Atchison, Kansas, coming to Kansas City about 1878 as the son of Major O. B. Gunn, architect of the 1875 railroad bridge...
Going to Kansas City!
Article with numerous color photographs of workplaces and cultural sites in Kansas City, including the Stockyards, clothing models, auto assembly plants, telecommunications offices, the Nelson-Atkins Museum...
Greater Kansas City's Foundations Were Built on Partying
Article describes the state of the Kansas City "night-life" industry in 2002. Clubs in Westport, City Market, and Midtown struggle against sprawl, and regulations they see as archaic.
Ground Breaking: The New Glam in the River Market
Photos and article about the "glamorous ground breaking on the newest development in the River Market area, Conover Place at 210 [West 5th Street]. ..the first major step in a master plan [led by "developer...
Guns and Gunfighters [The Buffalo Hunters, Part Two]
Photos and article (second in a series of four articles) about buffalo hunting in the Kansas prairies in the early 1870s, featuring the meeting of the hunters and gunfighters (including Wild Bill Hickok,...
Harmony Lunch Restaurant
Looking northwest from the southeast corner of 4th and Grand. Shows Harmony Lunch restaurant with a large Muehlebach Beer sign on the side.
Houses Will Join River Market Boom
April 25, 2006
''Developer George Birt is scrapping two condominium buildings proposed in his original River Market East redevelopment plan and will instead build 27 detached houses.'' Includes schematic drawing of the...
Hughes' Kansas City Views
Photo showing the market square in 1869 with the rear of the old jail and police station.
Improving Municipal Administration: Largest Municipal Market Terminal Opened
Article about the opening of "one of the largest wholesale fruit and vegetable markets in the country" at "the raised levee where the Kaw and the Missouri Rivers meet" in Kansas City, Kansas. "[B]uilt...
July 4 Shows What KC Spirit Is About
Description of the first Spirit Festival with photos of the activities and displays.
Kansas City Centennial Celebration
Various makes and models of cars in line, driving towards City Market area.
Kansas City City Market
Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building
Postcard of the Livestock Exchange Building
Kansas City Riverfront Area
Photos, illustrations, and information on the riverfront area of Kansas City, also known as the Levee or Westport Landing in the early to middle 1800s and later known as the River Market, City Market (especially...
Kansas City Stockyards, Cattle Pens
Postcard of Cattle Pens at the Kansas City Stockyards
Kansas City, Kansas City Market
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of Thomas Morledge, "proprietor of the Morledge Fish & Oyster Company" at 808 Walnut Street (formerly at 9th and Walnut Streets "in the old Bank of Commerce building," demolished in...
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