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1. A City Hall Wanted A City Hall Wanted September/8/1881 Article describing the county jail and the new police headquarters in the old courthouse.

2. Asa Beebe Cross Asa Beebe Cross 1956 Short biography of Kansas City architect Asa Beebe Cross (1826-1894), listing his major designs, including the Pacific Hotel, the first Kansas City Union Depot, the Blossom House Hotel, the Jackson County...

3. County's Birthday Party: Jackson County Bicentennial Commission Will Stage Gala Dec. 15 at Independence County's Birthday Party: Jackson County Bicentennial Commission Will Stage Gala Dec. 15 at Independence October//1976 Announcement of the "celebration of the sesquicentennial of Jackson County" in 1976 at Independence, with illustrations and description of the various Jackson County courthouses, starting with the first...

4. Fifty Years Ago Kansas City Suffered Its Worst Storm--The "Cyclone" of May 11, 1886, Striking the Lathrop Fifty Years Ago Kansas City Suffered Its Worst Storm--The "Cyclone" of May 11, 1886, Striking the Lathrop School and the Court House, Left Death and Ruin to Sadden the Whole City May/10/1936 Article about the 1886 tornado in Downtown Kansas City and the destruction left in its wake, with photos of the damaged Lathrop School and old Jackson County Courthouse.

5. Jackson County Courthouse Jackson County Courthouse 1888 Full frontal and side view of Jackson County Courthouse; located at 2nd and Main.

6. Jackson County Courthouse At Kansas City Jackson County Courthouse At Kansas City

7. Jackson County Courthouse City Directory Entry Jackson County Courthouse City Directory Entry 1865-1866 Listing of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City under halls and public buildings as "Court House, Main, between Fourth and Fifth."

8. Jackson County Courthouse Tornado Damage Jackson County Courthouse Tornado Damage May 11, 1886 Crowds of people viewing tornado damage to Jackson County Courthouse; located at 2nd and Main. Handwriting on mount says Killed [2], injured 5.

9. Jackson County Courthouse Tornado Damage Jackson County Courthouse Tornado Damage May 1886 Tornado damage to Jackson County Courthouse; located at 2nd and Main.

10. Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City Full frontal and side view of first building; located at 2nd and Main.

11. Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City Full frontal view of first building; located at 2nd and Main.

12. Jackson County Courthouses Jackson County Courthouses April 21, 1905 Photos and descriptions of both older Jackson County Courthouses and the newer one built in 1934 at 13th and Locust Streets.

13. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Description of the "old court house" in Kansas City, "which stood at the northeast corner of the public square with a "basement which was used as a military prison during the Civil War" and a second story...

14. Major A. B. Cross Dead Major A. B. Cross Dead August/18/1894 Obituary for Kansas City architect Asa Beebe Cross, with a list of his buildings, including the old Jackson County Courthouse of 1872 and 1892 in Kansas City.

15. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Description of the construction of the first county courthouse in Kansas City, started as a residence for the Nelson family.

16. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Illustration of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City on Main Street Downtown, built in 1871.

17. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Entire chapter on the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence and a section on the architect of the Kansas City courthouses, Asa Beebe Cross, built in 1872 and 1892.