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1. Biography of Isaac Katz (1879-1956), Owner of Katz Drug Stores Biography of Isaac Katz (1879-1956), Owner of Katz Drug Stores 2007;

2. Biography of Henry Perry (1875-1940), Restaurateur Biography of Henry Perry (1875-1940), Restaurateur 2005

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

4. Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman 2003

5. Sanborn Maps Sanborn Maps

6. Raging Fire Leaves KC Mosque in Ruins Raging Fire Leaves KC Mosque in Ruins March 1, 2011 A fire on February 28, 2011, destroyed a mosque located at 4608 St. John Avenue in the Northeast area of Kansas City. The mosque was housed in the former Gladstone Hall that was "built in 1914 and once...

7. Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep Deluge, Fires Mark Storms' Area Sweep June 4, 2008 A major fuel tank fire sparked by area lightning happened on June 3, 2008. The tank was located in the Fairfax Industrial District of Kansas City, Kansas, and contained more than a million gallons of unleaded...

8. Blackwater Keeps on Rollin' Blackwater Keeps on Rollin' April 1, 2004 A review of how the small Missouri town of Blackwater came back to life. "Theater and antiques help revive the tiny railroad town that has survived fires, floods, and feuds."

9. Ruins Hide a Mystery Ruins Hide a Mystery October 21, 2008 A two-alarm explosion and fire caused more than $1 million damage to the Hereford House, a long-time Kansas City restaurant at 20th & Main streets. Cause of the explosion has not yet been determined.

10. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.

11. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Upper center shows Union Station and the Pershing Road Post Office.

12. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking southwest along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire.

13. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east at Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st.

14. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.

15. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood scene looking down upon Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street. Schutte Lumber Company, Sweet Lumber Company and Thompson-Hayward Chemical...

16. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 Flood.

17. Southwest Boulevard Area Southwest Boulevard Area 1951 Aerial view of Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood, showing smoke rising from a fire.

18. Southwest Boulevard Area Southwest Boulevard Area 1951 Aerial view of Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood, showing smoke rising from a fire.

19. Fire and Flood Damage Fire and Flood Damage 1951 Aerial view of water and fire damage associated with the 1951 Flood at an unidentified location; shows Thompson-Hayward Chemical Co. building in lower right corner.

20. Traveling Fire Show Lights the Night on Brush Creek Traveling Fire Show Lights the Night on Brush Creek September 9, 2007 An event called WaterFire Kansas City was held on September 8, 2007, on Brush Creek at the Country Club Plaza. The show originated in Rhode Island and uses both sights and sounds to entertain. "A series...