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41. Blue Goose Cafe Blue Goose Cafe Postcard of interior of the Blue Goose Cafe

42. Building Fire Building Fire circa 1930s Firemen extinguishing a smoldering fire that has destroyed an unidentified building. Several people are watching from a nearby street and filling station. There are several billboard advertisements in...

43. But Spirit Was Undampened But Spirit Was Undampened November//1951 Details and photos of "the greatest industrial loss in American history" or "Black Friday the Thirteenth, July, 1951."

44. Camden Point School Persevered Through Fires, War Camden Point School Persevered Through Fires, War May-August, 2011 Article on the Female Academy in Camden Point, Missouri, founded in 1848 by William Kincaid. Provides a brief history of the transformation of the school and two letters by former students.

45. Car Barn Fire (1923) Car Barn Fire (1923) December 25, 1923 News of the destruction by fire of the car barn and armory building at 39th and Main Streets in 1923.

46. Cause of School Fire Unknown Cause of School Fire Unknown January 21, 2011 Damage to the unused Thacher Elementary School was estimated at $50,000. Located at Independence and Quincy avenues in the Northeast area, the school has been closed since summer 2009. The original structure...

47. Chamber of Commerce Building Chamber of Commerce Building 2007 Article describes a deadly fire that destroyed the Chamber of Commerce building at Hallock Street and Central Avenue (Kansas City, KS) on October 25, 1906. The fire took the lives of 15 tenants and caused...

48. Chief Dies at Big Blaze Chief Dies at Big Blaze March/22/1953 Article about the death at age 49 of Harvey Baldwin, chief of the fire department, during a large fire caused by heavy winds at Penrod, Jurden & Clark Lumber Company at 7400 Saint John Avenue, with photos...

49. Church Undaunted by Fire's Damage Church Undaunted by Fire's Damage December 28, 2012 Article reports on a fire nearly destroying the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church building at Seventh Street and Benton Boulevard. Firefighters believe the blaze may have been caused my old electrical wire...

50. Citizens to Join in Plea for End of Violence Citizens to Join in Plea for End of Violence April/12/1968 Second of a two page article with accounts of black people regarding the futility of violence by students and others in the eastern Kansas City community.

51. City of Independence Fire Department Records City of Independence Fire Department Records 1894-1946 (bulk 1896-1926) This 586 page collection contains photocopies of the log book kept by the Independence (Mo.)Fire Department and is arranged in chronological order. It includes some financial accounts, but the bulk of...

52. Clean Up Blast Scene Clean Up Blast Scene August/4/1962 Clippings about a gas main explosion on August 3, 1962, at 46th and Wyoming Streets, destroying 11 houses and burning 12 others.

53. Colonial Theater Colonial Theater February/21/1938 Article reporting the fire that destroyed the cinema at 3838 Woodland Avenue, witnessed by about 600 spectators.

54. Convention Hall Fire Convention Hall Fire 1900 Crowd scene viewing aftermath of fire which destroyed first building.

55. Convention Hall Fire Convention Hall Fire 1900 Crowd scene viewing aftermath of fire which destroyed first building.

56. Convention Hall Fire Convention Hall Fire 1900 Crowd scene viewing aftermath of fire which destroyed first building.

57. Convention Hall Fire Convention Hall Fire 1900 Crowd scene viewing aftermath of fire which destroyed first building.

58. Convention Hall Fire Convention Hall Fire 1900 Crowd scene viewing aftermath of fire which destroyed first building.

59. Convention Hall Fire Convention Hall Fire 1900 Crowd scene viewing aftermath of fire which destroyed first building.

60. Convention Hall Fire Convention Hall Fire 1900 Crowd scene viewing aftermath of fire which destroyed first building.