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1. 2002 Home of the Year Awards 2002 Home of the Year Awards March/April 2002 Photographs and article about the "Homes of the Year 2002". The awards recognize excellence in the homebuilding and remodeling industry.

2. 9 More in the Hot Seat: AllPro Construction 9 More in the Hot Seat: AllPro Construction June 2000 Photo and description of Georgia Buchanan, owner of All Pro Construction or AllPro Construction, Incorporated, established in 1987 by her late husband and former All-Pro with the Kansas City Chiefs football...

3. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists 1873 Description of the Kansas City area's timber resources in the context of agricultural implement and furniture manufacture.

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Thomas Pemberton, Sr. "of Fort Osage township," Jackson County, Missouri. Born in Georgia in 1827 and moving to Sibley, Missouri about 1850 as a brick manufacturer and farmer.

5. A Prominent Building Contractor of Kansas City A Prominent Building Contractor of Kansas City November//1905 Short article featuring local building contractor S. J. Hayde. Several of the buildings are listed in the article that his company has built, as well as a photograph of him.

6. A Prominent Contractor and Builder of Kansas City A Prominent Contractor and Builder of Kansas City October//1904 Short article about local builder Wallace Love. He came to Kansas City in 1879 and was at one time Superintendent of Buildings of Kansas City. Buildings he has erected include: Fairfax Arms Apartments,...

7. Adding Dynamic Design to a Downtown Project Adding Dynamic Design to a Downtown Project Highlights of 360 Architecture and its work with the new JE Dunn headquarters on Locust between 11th and 10th streets. Gives descriptions of design and innovative uses or materials, like the flooring which...

8. Allan B. Sunderland Dies Allan B. Sunderland Dies December/31/1956 Photo and obituary for Allan Sunderland, "55, president of the Ash Grove Lime and Portland Cement company." Native of Omaha raised in Kansas City and taking over his father's company after his death in...

9. An Interview With Alexander Harris An Interview With Alexander Harris 1976-09-01 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded September 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

10. An Interview With Carlos F. Cortes An Interview With Carlos F. Cortes 1978-03-04 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded March 4, 1978. 2 sound cassettes (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 printed guide to contents....

11. Andrew Forrester Andrew Forrester July//1902 A notice of the 76th birthday of local stone contractor Andrew Forrester. He came to Kansas City in 1881 and his stone contracting business is called Forrester & Son. Includes his photograph.

12. August Frederick Seested August Frederick Seested Photos and information on August Frederick Seested, or August Seested (1864-1928), former president of the Kansas City Star and vice-president of the Convention Hall Building Company. Native of Denmark...

13. Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate 2008

14. Boss Tom's Deco Empire Boss Tom's Deco Empire July-August//1986 Photos and article about the Art Deco architecture in Kansas City built under the unofficial administration of political machine boss Tom Pendergast (Thomas J. Pendergast, Sr.) in the Great Depression...

15. Bowen Busy with Local Street Paving Bowen Busy with Local Street Paving 1950 Description of the Bowen Construction Company, started in 1917, surviving the Depression, and thriving during World War II. Description also of its founder and president, Matthew Bowen, organizing the...

16. Bridges: Construction of the Twelfth St. Trafficway Viaduct, Kansas City, Missouri Bridges: Construction of the Twelfth St. Trafficway Viaduct, Kansas City, Missouri October/27/1915 Discussion and illustration of cross-section and aerial layouts of construction plans for the 12th Street Viaduct. Intended to "facilitate the usual street traffic between sections of Kansas City, Mo.,...

17. Bright New Year for Kansas City Bright New Year for Kansas City February/14/1967 Article about the theme of "progress" in the major construction projects underway in 1967, including Crown Center, Truman Sports Complex, Kansas City International Airport, Ten Main Center, and so on,...

18. Buchanan Makes Things Happen but Deflects Credit to Others Buchanan Makes Things Happen but Deflects Credit to Others August 5-11, 2005 Profile, with photo, of Georgia Buchanan who has just been named to the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority.

19. Builders' Association of Kansas City: The City and Its Builders, 1887-1962 Builders' Association of Kansas City: The City and Its Builders, 1887-1962 1962 File containing information on builders and buildings in the city from 1887-1962. Also containing ads by various firms and information about the impact of the 1951 flood.

20. Builders' Association of Kansas City: The City and Its Builders, 1887-1962 Builders' Association of Kansas City: The City and Its Builders, 1887-1962 1962 Article entitled "Disaster Corps, Inc., Builders' Answer to the Flood."