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

162. 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...

163. 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...

164. Rebuilding Convention Hall: An Episode in the Life of a City [Missouri Valley Series Number 3] Rebuilding Convention Hall: An Episode in the Life of a City [Missouri Valley Series Number 3] 1963 Description of the fire and rapid reconstruction of Convention Hall, the "finest public auditorium in the nation" in 1900, designed by Frederick E. Hill.

165. Recounting 50 Years Ago, When Fireball Swallowed 6 Recounting 50 Years Ago, When Fireball Swallowed 6 August 19, 2009 Article detailing the disaster where five Kansas City firefighters and one civilian died after being engulfed by a fireball from an explosion at the Continental Oil Company located at Southwest Boulevard...

166. Reid Brothers Packing House Fire, 1895 Reid Brothers Packing House Fire, 1895 2003 Article describes in detail a major fire at the Reid Brothers packing house in Kansas City, Kansas. The author includes much information about the workings of the Reid Packing House, a typical one of its...

167. Renovation Possible: Historic Old Coates House, Ravaged by Disastrous Fire, May Be Restored Renovation Possible: Historic Old Coates House, Ravaged by Disastrous Fire, May Be Restored September//1978 History of the old hotel after the 1978 fire, including description of its near-destruction by fire earlier in 1901.

168. Report of Chief of the Fire Department Report of Chief of the Fire Department 1879 Incomplete reproduction of Reports of City Officers of the City of Kansas, Mo. for the Fiscal Year Ending April 21st, 1879. The report of Kansas City Fire Department Chief Francis M. Foster contains a...

169. Rialto Building Rialto Building n.d. Identified on front of photograph as old Rialto Building located at 9th and Grand. Indicates it burned and was 8 degrees below zero.

170. Robert Keith Furniture and Carpet Company Robert Keith Furniture and Carpet Company File contains information on the furniture store at 11th and Grand Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Also contains photocopies of photos that appeared in The Kansas City World, Photographic Section, December...

171. 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.

172. Sanborn Maps Sanborn Maps

173. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards SC167 Kansas City Stockyards 1828-1983 and n.d. The Kansas City Stockyards operated in the West Bottoms of Kansas City from 1871 to 1991. It was the second largest stockyards in the nation and one of Kansas City’s most important industries. This collection...

174. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Collection Finding Aid SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Collection Finding Aid 1828-1983 and n.d. The Kansas City Stockyards operated in the West Bottoms of Kansas City from 1871 to 1991. It was the second largest stockyards in the nation and one of Kansas City’s most important industries. This collection...

175. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

176. SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid SC167 Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid

177. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

178. 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.

179. 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.

180. Stevens Imposes Life Sentences for Fatal Blast Stevens Imposes Life Sentences for Fatal Blast July 3, 1997 Article discusses sentencing of five defendants to life in prison without parole for causing the explosion that killed six Kansas City firefighters in November 1988.