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1. 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward September 18 - October 1, 2003 Paul Rodriguez is the 2003 recipient of Commerce Bank's Community Service Award. Rodriguez built his company, Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, from a small start-up business to one of Greater Kansas City's...

2. 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.

3. A Long Long Trail A Long Long Trail March 1964 Photo and biographical article about Martin Jones, government surveyor of the Santa Fe Trail in 1876 and Jackson County surveyor from 1854 to 1860, assisting in "lay[ing] out the city limits of Independence...

4. 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.

5. 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,...

6. A Prominent Stone Contractor Who, Although In His Seventy-Eighth Year, Is Still Engaged In Business A Prominent Stone Contractor Who, Although In His Seventy-Eighth Year, Is Still Engaged In Business November//1904 Short article about local contractor Andrew Forrester and member of the Master Builders' Exchange of Kansas City. Also includes his photograph.

7. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1862 Description of Alexander Majors by the author, explorer Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), upon their meeting in Saint Joseph in 1859 as "formerly one of the contractors for supplying the army in Utah--a...

8. Arthur Stilwell in Mexico Arthur Stilwell in Mexico 1950 Illustration (in Mexico with opponent Pancho Villa) and description of Arthur Stilwell (1859-1928), railroad magnate of Kansas City in the late 1800s and developer of railroad lines circling the city and...

9. Asbestos Violations Cited Asbestos Violations Cited January 27, 2007 Article tells about charges against the Community Development Corp., the city of Kansas City , Health Midwest and several private contractors of concealing hazardous waste removed from houses at the Citadel...

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

11. Building and Construction Building and Construction February 1, 2004 This month's "Industry Outlook" section is v. 4, Number 2 and deals with the 4th annual building and construction industry outlook. Includes articles pertaining to the topic as well as coverage of a January,...

12. Building and Construction Building and Construction March 1, 2005 This issue contains volume 5, no.3 of "Industry Outlook" and concentrates on building and construction in the area. Includes short construction related articles and details of the group's annual meeting...

13. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Eric Bacharach, president of E. W. Bacharach & Company at the Rialto Building in Kansas City, "eng[ineers] and contractors, designing and building municipal and private water purification...

14. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Henry Massman, Jr., president of the Massman Construction Company in the New York Life Building. Born in Quincy, Illinois, in 1879 and brought to Kansas City as an infant, then co-organizing...

15. City Hall City Hall Postcard of Kansas City's City Hall building at 5th and Main Streets

16. Commerce Bank Building Profile Commerce Bank Building Profile 1999

17. Condo Conversions Help Weitz Build Reputation as a Top Local Contractor Condo Conversions Help Weitz Build Reputation as a Top Local Contractor March 18-24, 2005 The Weitz Co., of Des Moines, Iowa, entered the Kansas City market only in 2001 but has quickly created a niche for itself in the construction of retirement communities and condominiums.

18. Contractors Machinery Company Helps in Curbing Vast Rivers Contractors Machinery Company Helps in Curbing Vast Rivers 1950 Largest pile driving equipment supplier in the country at 2643 Southwest Boulevard, founded in 1907.

19. Contractors, Unions Team Up to Clean Up Contractors, Unions Team Up to Clean Up July/26/1951 Formation of cooperative, non-profit group of construction companies to help the city restore water service and reopen streets after the flood.

20. Convention Hall, Interior Convention Hall, Interior Postcard of the interior of the Convention Hall during the National Democratic Convention, July 4, 1900