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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 'Firefighter's Firefighter' eulogized 'Firefighter's Firefighter' eulogized September 12, 2004 Article describes the life and death of firefighter Gerald 'Mac' McGowan. A 32-year veteran of the Department, McGowan died in an accident en route to a fire.

3. 11th and Grand Avenue 11th and Grand Avenue 1889 Street view with firefighting equipment and firemen. Identified on photograph as 11th and Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, 1889 Chief Engineers Convention. View includes what appears to be Hale's water...

4. 11th Street, East from Wyandotte 11th Street, East from Wyandotte Postcard of 11th Street, East from Wyandotte

5. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

6. 9th Street Theater Ruins 9th Street Theater Ruins 1893 Street level view of the ruins from the 9th Street Theater fire, dated January 18, 1893. Firemen and equipment in view. Theater located at 324 W. 9th Street.

7. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1900 Illustration on page 60 of Abernathy Furniture Company at 1501-1525 West 9th Street.

8. Anthrax Scare Proves Cautionary So Far Anthrax Scare Proves Cautionary So Far October/24/2001 Photo (of the "Haz-Mat fire station on Truman Road") and article about the high volume of calls and other alerts dealt with by the Kansas City Fire Department's Hazardous Materials division and the Kansas...

9. Argentine Kansas Argentine Kansas Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado

10. Armourdale Fire Armourdale Fire 1895 Ruins of an Armourdale, Kansas City, Kansas fire identified as the Reed Bros. Packing House. Also visible is the Fire Department's water tower. Dated March 24, 1895.

11. Baird Building Baird Building 1894 Full street view of the Baird Building located on the southwest corner of 6th and Wyandotte. Taken after a recent fire. According to information written on the photograph, the building burned October 25,...

12. Biography of Francis A. Foster (1824-1906), Postmaster and Fire Chief Biography of Francis A. Foster (1824-1906), Postmaster and Fire Chief 1999

13. Biography of George C. Hale (1850-1923), Fire Chief Biography of George C. Hale (1850-1923), Fire Chief 1999

14. Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization March 23, 1978 News article about the formation of "a new employee organization for blacks only" by local African American firemen. The union was called the International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters...

15. Blossom House Hotel Blossom House Hotel March 7, 1905 Photo of the hotel opposite Union Depot.

16. Bringing Downtown Back: Fire Station No. 2 Bringing Downtown Back: Fire Station No. 2 November-December//1983 Building at 1020 Central Street orignally the Fire Department Headquarters but renovated as the Central Exchange club.

17. Bringing Downtown Back: Fire Station No. 2 Bringing Downtown Back: Fire Station No. 2 November-December 1983 Central Exchange club building originally the Fire Department Headquarters Building at 1020 Central Street.

18. Buck and Mack Jumping through Burning Hoops Buck and Mack Jumping through Burning Hoops September//1903 Photo of the famous fire horses in action.

19. Central Fire Station Central Fire Station 1989 Full frontal view of Central Fire Station; located at 11th and Central.

20. Central Fire Station Central Fire Station Full frontal view of Central Fire Station building (department headquarters).