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Convention Hall (First...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
February 1-8, 2008
Article profiles Botwin Family Partners LP and general partner Diane Botwin. The company owns the property at 75th and Washington in Waldo that was destroyed by a disastrous fire in February 2007. Botwin...
Drill School and Tower Increase Efficiency of Fire Department
Photo and article about the fire drill school and the need for it to save citizens money lost in fires.
Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard
Gas and oil fire and explosions at 31st and Southwest Boulevards, causing six deaths including five firemen and about 100 injuries, with photos.
July 18, 1936
The fifth of a series of fires early today virtually wiped out old Fairmount Park, an amusement place which once attracted thousands nightly. Six of the nine were remaining summer cottages near the entrance...
Postcard of Fairmount Park
Photograph of fire described as being at 809 Grand Avenue.
Photograph of fire at Kuhlman Tool and Diecasting Company.
Fire and Flood Damage
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.
Postcard of Alex Henderson, then first assistant fire chief, at the wheel of the first automotive fire aparatus used in Kansas City
Fire-damaged building at unidentified location.
Unidentified man standing before fire-damaged building in unidentified location.
Unidentified building covered with ice after fire; sign before building reads What's the Use Going North for an Ice Palace! This Ought To Satisfy Every-Body.
Interior room of an unidentified saloon or restaurant which has been heavily damaged by fire.
Fire Damaged Building
Unidentified men posed near unidentified building covered with ice after a fire.
Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour
Photo, caption, and article about the destruction by fire of the "2-story stone building at 1501 Broadway, once the home of one of Kansas City's oldest churches." Built in 1902 as "the third home of the...
Fire Destroys Once Grand Fairmount Park
March 23, 2011
Postcard image and short historical article about the old Fairmount Park, located in what is now Sugar Creek, Missouri. The 50-acre recreational area was developed by railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell to...
Fire Destroys Real Estate Office
Front page article with photos detailing the fire which destroyed the building where Jo Mag Real Estate had offices at 3628 St. John in the Northeast area of the city.
Fire Prevention Work
October 5, 1920
Entire issue of Kansas Citian devoted to fire safety in honor of the October 9, 1920 Fire Prevention Day. Includes a listing of fire safety events, a parade, and "Fire Clean-up Week;" articles on fire...
Identified on photograph as Peak Bros. Overall Fact[ory] and Rigly Ramsey Printing Co. Remains of fire dated January 17, 1892. Same photograph as I.D. 210718.
Fire Ruins at Browning, King and Company
Icy remains from a fire identified as Browning, King and Company and dated January 17, 1892 with the temperature 17 degrees below zero. A newspaper clipping with the photo indicates it was the Deardorff...
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