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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
George C Hale
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Exchange Building at Central and 8th
Photo of Exchange Building at 8th and Central Avenues.
Exchange Building Bought
January 3, 2014
Article announces that the Kansas City Board of Trade building at 4800 Main Street has been sold to Mariner Real Estate Management, LLC. The company is described as a real estate investment firm with dealings...
Firms Round Up a Bottoms Plan
January 22-28, 2010
Several owners of businesses in the West Bottoms have joined Bill Haw, owner of the Livestock Exchange Building, in supporting a plan to develop the Stockyards Place project. The project will build the...
First Exchange Was Only 24 Feet Square
Present building has 371 times as much space as original home at 16th and State Line Roads, built in 1871.
Biographical sketch of Godfrey Swenson, president of the Swenson Construction Company in the Victor Building. Born in Sweden in 1876 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1896 as a stonemason, establishing...
Looking north along Grand from just south of 8th.
Growth and Development of the Kansas City Stock Yards : A History, 1871-1947
An 83-page thesis presented to the faculty of the University of Kansas City, Department of History and Political Science for a Master of Arts degree. It contains six chapters with a conclusion and a bibliography....
Postcard depicting Haymaking along the country roads
Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid
This collection is composed of 69 black and white photographs of varying sizes and nine sketches and features business buildings compiled in scrapbook form by Henry D. Green in 1926-1928. Most of the pictures...
Here Comes the Sun
Article describes the conversion into condominiums of part of the historic Builders and Traders Exchange Building, located in the Garment District. The Atriums at SoHo West (609 and 612 Central), as the...
Hiland Telephone Exchange Building
January 18, 2005
National Register nomination for the Hiland Exchange Building contains description and history of structure at 1020 East 63rd Street.
Historic Landmark Offers Contemporary Living Spaces
January 30, 2005
The Atriums at SoHo West, the former site of Historic Suites of America Hotel, has been converted to loft/condo residences. Three buildings comprise The Atriums, one of them, the larger west building,...
Historic Suites of America Hotel
Book includes a short history of the Historic Suites of America hotel which is located in the city's old Garment District downtown. The hotel was once the Builders and Trade Exchange Building, the Barton...
History of the Kansas City Stock Yards.
This article provides a brief history of the stock yards from the time of their founding. The editor cites the source as a manuscript compiled from "old timers".
Home vs. Bell
June 13, 2007
Article about the Home Telephone Company, one of Kansas City's early telephone service providers. The company was founded in 1901 by John Enoch as the People's Telephone Company, with the headquarters...
Postcard of Interurban Railway Car
Jay B. Dillingham: Ageless at 90
News of the 90th birthday celebration for long-time livestock and transportation industries leader Jay Dillingham, with photo of his descendants. Description of his career as former president of the Kansas...
Jay Paved the Way: From Agriculture to Business to Highways, Jay B. Dillingham Helped Mold Kansas City
Photo and biographical article about Jay Dillingham, officer at the Livestock Exchange Building at 1600 Genesee Street for 60 years, a former president of the Kansas City Stockyards Company from 1948 to...
Joseph H. Bruening: Leader
Photo and biographical sketch of Joseph Bruening, chairman of the J. A. Bruening Company, owning and operating "the Board of Trade Building, the Dwight Building, the Centennial Building, the Insurance...
K. C. Hydraulic-Press Brick Co.
Advertising card for K. C. Hydraulic-Press Brick Co. showing a boating scene with floral border. One of two cards with similar design. Lower left corner has "No. 62." Back of card says: "Annual Capacity:...
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