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141. 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.

142. 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 that occurred in July of 1998....

143. Major Kansas City Fires Major Kansas City Fires Some major fires in Kansas City:
1. Convention Hall--April 4, 1900;
2. Kansas City, Kansas Chamber of Commerce Building turned into boarding house--October 25, 1906, killing 16;
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144. Mary Handly Linton Papers and Slide Collection Finding Aid Mary Handly Linton Papers and Slide Collection Finding Aid 1811-1962 Mary Handly Linton was a local poet and author of books of verse. The collection contains both her personal papers and slide collection of approximately 3800 slides. Included with the personal papers are...

145. Mayor Bartle and Fire Fighters Mayor Bartle and Fire Fighters 1958 Photograph shows Mayor Bartle shaking hands with volunteers manning hose line at midtown fire.

146. Missouri Reading Readiness Bill Fires Charter School Controversy Missouri Reading Readiness Bill Fires Charter School Controversy June/24-30/1999 Article discussing funding issues for charter schools.

147. Nelson Building Nelson Building Ruins of Nelson Building after fire.

148. Nelson Building Fire Nelson Building Fire Onlooker at Nelson Building fire.

149. Nelson Building Ruins Nelson Building Ruins Ruins of Nelson Building after fire.

150. Nelson Building Ruins Nelson Building Ruins Ruins of Nelson Building after fire.

151. Nelson Building Ruins Nelson Building Ruins Ruins of Nelson Building after fire.

152. Nelson Building Ruins Nelson Building Ruins Ruins of Nelson Building after fire.

153. Nichols & Shepard Implement House Nichols & Shepard Implement House August 9, 1893 Exterior view of remains after a fire at the Nichols & Shepard Implement House. According to the 1893 Kansas City, Missouri city directory it was located at 1323 Hickory. Time of fire noted as 7:23 p.m....

154. Ninth Street Theater Ninth Street Theater 1893 Identified as the 9th Street Theater after a fire dated January 18, 1893, 3:44 A.M. Appears to have been extensively damaged. According to the 1893 Kansas City city directory, theater was located at 324...

155. Oil Men Battle to Supply Public Despite Heavy Flood, Fire Loss Oil Men Battle to Supply Public Despite Heavy Flood, Fire Loss July/18/1951 Flooding of important oil "bulk" plants, nearly eliminating the local oil supply, with company-by-company reports on losses.

156. Opening and Closing Nights for a Grand Hotel Opening and Closing Nights for a Grand Hotel January 1979 Story of the Coates House from its construction and grand opening in 1891 to its near destruction by fire in 1978.

157. Owner of West Bottoms Building Destroyed by Fire Responds to "Scumbag" Label Owner of West Bottoms Building Destroyed by Fire Responds to "Scumbag" Label August/13-19/1998 Discusses the fire that destroyed the former Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company building and reactions to that fire.

158. Pepper Building Pepper Building May 8, 1907 Postcard of Pepper building fire, May 8, 1907

159. Putting a Stop to Arson: Claire McCaskill, the County's Most Potent Weapon in the Fight to Save Neighborhoods Putting a Stop to Arson: Claire McCaskill, the County's Most Potent Weapon in the Fight to Save Neighborhoods from Fire September//1981 Photos and biographical article about Claire McCaskill, "Jackson County's arson prosecutor" and a 28-year-old lawyer, describing her perception as a woman in an unusual professional role with details about...

160. 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...