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City Window: Wide Berth
October 1, 1979
Ever wonder why Grand Avenue is wider than other streets downtown? One of biggest givers of land to Kansas City, next to Colonel Thomas Swope, was Milton McGee, who, in 1852, gave the city an entire block...
City's Renaissance Will Get a New Link
November 2, 2005
An unused Kansas City Southern bridge built in 1892 joining the East and West Bottoms will be moved to the Freight House District. "Kansas City Southern is donating the bridge. Kansas City Terminal Railway...
Coca Cola/Western Auto Building Profile
Postcard of the Coca-Cola Building
Colonel E. Milton McGee
1968 (first edition in 1950)
Photo and bio of Colonel Elijah Milton McGee, or E. Milton McGee (1819-1873), mayor of Kansas City in 1870 and a son of Kansas City pioneer James McGee. Description of his life and career as a native of...
Commerce Bank Building Profile
Cowherd Built Homes: "The Standard of Value
Photo of the "home of George H. Bowles, 5907 Grand Avenue."
Cowherd Built Homes: "The Standard of Value"
Photo of the "home of Dick Smith, 5931 Grand Ave."
View of the fountain area in the Crown Center complex located in the 24th Street and Grand Avenue area south of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View is looking toward the northeast.
April 15, 2002
View of the fountains in the Crown Center complex located at 24th Street and Grand Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Also seen in the view is the Crown Center shopping center as well as the Westin Crown...
Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation
Photos from clippings of the hill, roughly between 27th, Main, Pershing, and Grand Avenue, covered with advertising signs prior to the construction of Crown Center.
Crown Center Square
View looking northwest of Crown Center Square (Grand Avenue near Pershing Road). Architect Edward Larrabee Barnes received an award for his use of attractive architectural forms while serving human needs...
Cyclone--Kansas City Visited by a Fearfully Destructive Storm
Detailed article about the carnage of the May 13, 1883, tornado. Street-by-street damage reports, by sections of town, especially Downtown.
DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid
A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...
DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid
The men of Battery A, 129th Field Artillery, were officially mustered into Federal Service on August 5, 1917, as part of the 35th Division, United States First Army, Allied Expeditionary Force. Most of...
Deaths: Jacob Silverforb
Photo and obituary for Jacob Silverforb, "82, of 4821 Roanoke parkway," a "retired pharmacist" and operator of "the Silverforb pharmacies here, the President pharmacy in the Hotel President, and the Federmann...
Demolition of Grand Avenue Station
Demolition of Grand Avenue Station.
Diamond Paint Company
Advertising card for Diamond Paint Company showing a boy in overalls painting clapboard siding. The image is black and white but the paint on the wall and brush is red and the paint can is colored. Front...
Domestic Sewing Machine Company
Advertising card for the Domestic Sewing Machine Company showing a woman using a spinning wheel. Front of card says: "My Grandmother's Girlhood 100 years ago." Border around the image says: "Domestic Machine."...
Dornseif & Son
Description of "Importers and Wholesale Dealers in Wines, Liquors and Delicacies" at 1222 Grand Avenue owned by John Doenseif and his son John C. Dornseif.
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