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Kansas City, Kansas
Grant W Harrington
Curtiss-wright Flying ...
George a Root
1903 Flood scene, homes flooded and smokestacks across the river in view, exact location unknown. Identified as â€œFlood of 1903â€. May be looking southeast across the Kansas River.
1903 Flood scene, flat boat loaded with people on river edge. Identified as â€œFlood of 1903â€. Perhaps the Kansas River.
1903: The Great Flood
Article describes the 1903 Flood in Armourdale, the Kansas River bottoms, and the lower areas of the Argentine district. Author believes the primary cause of the 1903 Flood on the Kansas River was its...
Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east from near the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas River - shows downtown skyline and flooded West Bottoms area. Intercity Viaduct is on left and the Kansas or Kaw...
Aerial view of flood looking west from Santa Fe between 8th and 12th. Shows Kansas River.
Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms, looking southwest from near the top of the 12th Street Viaduct; shows stockyards, Livestock Exchange building, Kansas River, etc.
Aerial view of flooded area, looking north of bridges spanning Kansas River and the stockyards.
1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...
1951: The Great Flood
Photos and article about the 1951 flood, "the second major flood of Kansas City, Kansas history" and the author's experiences in surviving it.
20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood
June 9, 2013
Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...
A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists
Mention of the "new" 1873 bridge across the Kaw, or Kansas River.
A River Runs Through Us
August 1, 2007
Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...
Aerial Riverfront View
Armourdale, 23rd Street Viaduct, Central Avenue, looking south.
Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City and West Bottoms
Aerial view of downtown Kansas City, the West Bottoms, and the confluence of the Kansas River with the Missouri River looking northwest.
Aerial View of Kansas City
Looking north along Kansas River, showing where it joins with Missouri River. Also shows Kansas City Stockyards.
Aerial View of Missouri River at Kansas City
Aerial view of Missouri River at Kansas City looking west showing the three bridges-ASB, Paseo, and Broadway-and Municipal Airport as well as the water works and industrial areas. Kansas City, Kansas,...
An Interview With Asencion Hernandez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded December 22, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed guide to contents....
Aerial view of Argentine, Kansas residential district, railyard with roundhouse near the Kansas River, and the 18th Street Bridge.
Benjamin, or "Pap," Singleton and His Followers
Article states that Benjamin "Pap" Singleton was responsible for the founding of migrant African Americans into 11 colonies in Kansas alone between 1873 and 1880. Included are the names of numerous colonies...
Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman
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