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W 12th Street
Saint Louis and San Fr...
Photograph, B/w, 11x...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Citizens Historical As...
12th Street Viaduct
Postcard of the 12th Street Viaduct
View of the flooded Columbian Steel Tank Company; located at 12th and Liberty in the West Bottoms.
Looking south along Liberty from the foot of the 12th Street Viaduct; shows debris and dead livestock, result of the flood.
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...
Abernathy Furniture Company
The company was founded in 1856 in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1878, it moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and eventually came to occupy more than 300,000 square feet at 1501-1525 West 9th Street and 908-910...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of William Henry May, or William May, president of the May Coal & Lumber Company at 407 South Liberty Street in Independence, Missouri. Born in Independence in 1889 and establishing...
Deaths: Gilbert G. Postlewait Glass Company Was Started by Him 35 Years Ago
Obituary for Gilbert Postlewait, "79, of 1023 North Liberty street, Independence, president of the Postlewait Glass company, 1819 Troost avenue." Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1900 and...
Facelift Underway for Independence Mansion
September 4, 2015
In 2015 the Vaile Mansion at 1500 N. Liberty Street in Indepencende underwent repairs to the woodwork around the front and entry porches. The firm Plasterkraft & Mural Masters worked on the restoration...
Fairbanks, Morse & Co. Founded Local Branch 1889
Entry describing the Fairbanks, Morse & Company farm implement and machinery maker at 1300 Liberty Street, with such products as conveyors, elevators, and windmills.
Independence, MO, St Mary's Academy & Church
Postcard of St. Mary's Academy & Church, Independence, MO
Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid
Liberty Street in the West Bottoms
Street level view of Liberty Street between 14th - 16th Streets in the West Bottoms. View is looking north/northwest. Believed to be the east side of the building showing loading docks.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p016
Northwestern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms district from the Missouri River south to St. Louis Avenue and from Wyoming Street east to Hickory Street, showing buildings, streets and railroad...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p019
Northwestern part of early Kansas City in West Bottoms from Union Avenue south to W. 13th Street and from Wyoming Street east to Mulberry Street, showing buildings, streets, and railroad lines. Large numbers...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p019s
Skeleton map of northwestern part of early Kansas City in West Bottoms from Union Avenue south to W. 13th Street and from Wyoming Street east to Mulberry Street showing outlines of buildings at the time...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p024
Northwestern part of early Kansas City in West Bottoms from Wyoming Street east to Hickory Street and from W. 13th Street south to W. 15th Street. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p036
Northwestern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms from about W. 15th Street south to W. 17th Street and from Wyoming Street east to Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe rail lines. Large numbers at edges...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p037
North central part of early Kansas City from W. 17th Street south to W. 19th Street and from the state line east to Liberty Street, showing the Kansas City Stock Yards, especially the horse and mule barns....
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p026
A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W. 11th Street and from Wyoming east to Hickory, showing buildings, streets, railroads, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p046
A portion of Kansas City from W. 17th Street south to W. 19th Street and from the State Line east to Liberty Street, showing buildings, streets, railroads, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
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