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121. House Fire House Fire Unidentified residence on fire.

122. House Fire House Fire Unidentified house on fire.

123. House Fire House Fire 1952 Unidentified house on fire.

124. Hughes Convention Hall Views Hughes Convention Hall Views 1900 Photos of the ruins of the Lathrop School next to Convention Hall after the fire of 1900.

125. Hyatt Collapse Joins Long List of Disasters in the History of Kansas City Hyatt Collapse Joins Long List of Disasters in the History of Kansas City July/18/1981 Last entry in list of disasters, with unfortunate results: "[t]wenty residents of the Coates House hotel perished. The fire was largely blamed on the lack of smoke detectors and the initial failure of...

126. Iatan 2 Plant Fires Up Iatan 2 Plant Fires Up December 8, 2010 December 7, 2010, Missouri's governor Jay Nixon "flipped the switch" on "Kansas City Power & Light's new $2 billion power plant near Weston...." Article discusses the Iatan 2 plant that adds 850 megawatts...

127. In the Path of the Flames In the Path of the Flames December/25/1923 Assessment of the damage of 13 shops in the 39th & Main business district by fire, including the Coliseum Building's destruction, with photos.

128. Independence Courthouse Ruins Independence Courthouse Ruins Ruins of courthouse after fire, Independence, Missouri.

129. Jaccard Jewelry Company Ruins Jaccard Jewelry Company Ruins 1893 View of the ruins at the rear of the Jaccard Jewelry Company building after a fire. Photograph is dated January 13, 1893

130. Joe McNamara Talks about Strikes, fires, the Mafia, and Kojak Joe McNamara Talks about Strikes, fires, the Mafia, and Kojak November//1975 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Joseph McNamara, chief of the Kansas City Police Department (from 1973-1976), discussing the labor strike of police officers firefighters, presence organized...

131. John C. Egner Fire Department Scrapbook Finding Aid John C. Egner Fire Department Scrapbook Finding Aid circa1880-1940 John C. Egner was Fire Chief of the Kansas City Fire Department from 1906 to 1918. His name has been associated with this item. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures, and various...

132. Kansas City Firemen Kansas City Firemen March 30, 1893 Exterior view of Kansas City firemen with equipment in use at the Campbell Glass and Paint building at 11th and Hickory. Building appears to have been on fire and is timed at 2:35 a.m. (Found in scrapbook...

133. Kansas City's Fire Chief: He Has a Reputation That Has Become More than National Kansas City's Fire Chief: He Has a Reputation That Has Become More than National December/30/1894 Illustration and biographical article about George Hale, chief of the Kansas City Fire Department, depicting and describing his Hale Water Tower and other firefighting inventions leading to an international...

134. KCResources, page 9 KCResources, page 9

135. L Road Abandoned on December 29th L Road Abandoned on December 29th February//1923 History of the trouble-ridden elevated or "L" street railway, from the 1880s to 1923.

136. Larry Schwarm Sets Kansas on Fire Larry Schwarm Sets Kansas on Fire October, 2003 Brief article describing a 2003 compilation of the photography of Larry Schwarm, a professor of photography at Emporia State University. Schwarm, whose photography is included in the permanent collections...

137. Letter to Brother and Sister Letter to Brother and Sister November 23, 1862 Letter written by Louis A. Myers who was a member of the 3rd West Virginia Infantry and the 6th West Virginia Calvary. Very descriptive of the horror and glory of war.

138. Lewis Fails to Appear in Court: Fire Department Shuts Down Two Buildings after Arson Brings Unsafe Conditions Lewis Fails to Appear in Court: Fire Department Shuts Down Two Buildings after Arson Brings Unsafe Conditions to New Light August/8/2001 Photo and article about the fire at Hillcrest Apartments at 103-109 Gladstone Boulevard (at Saint John Avenue) and prosecution of their owner, William Lewis, for building code violations.

139. Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Building Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Building 1999 Street level view of the remains of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit building in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri. The building was destroyed by a fire in July, 1998.

140. Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Building Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company Building 1999 Street level view of the remains of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company building located in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri. The building was destroyed by a fire in July of 1998.