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1. Zahner and Battell Hardware Zahner and Battell Hardware May 1886 Illustration and description of the business of the "Zahner & Battell, dealers in stoves, hardware and house furnishings, 940 Main Street."

2. Young & Bradley Young & Bradley 1879 Description of business between Main Street and Walnut Street that manufactured "superior carriages and buggies."

3. Wyandotte Street at 52nd Street Wyandotte Street at 52nd Street 1926 View of proposed "Brookside Extension" near the area of 52nd and Wyandotte. Several homes, a woman, and a child riding a tricycle on the sidewalk are shown.

4. Wright a Self-Assured Innovator Here Wright a Self-Assured Innovator Here April/16/1959 Photos and biographical article about nationally prominent architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) and his recent design of the Community Christian Church at 4601 Main Street, headed by Reverend Burris...

5. World War I Military Parade World War I Military Parade 1918 Uniformed female members of the Red Cross marching southward along Main at 11th.

6. Woolf Brothers Woolf Brothers 1879 Description of business at 557 Main Street manufacturing shirts and underwear along with "Dealers in Men's Foreign and Domestic Furnishing Goods."

7. Wishbone Restaurant Wishbone Restaurant 1952-07 View of front and driveway of Wishbone Restaurant at 4455 Main Street.

8. Winter Scene Winter Scene 1928 Unidentified men pushing car up Main Street hill traveling south from the wharf at the Missouri River.

9. Willows Maternity Sanitarium Willows Maternity Sanitarium November 5, 1909 Postcard of the Willows Maternity Sanitarium

10. William E. Phifer, Jr. William E. Phifer, Jr. circa 1950-55 Portrait of Dr./Rev. William E. Phifer, Jr., minister of Central Presbyterian Church and past president of the Council of Churches. He spoke at the dinner meeting of the Radio Council of Greater Kansas...

11. William B. Evans William B. Evans Bio of William B. Evans (1806-1855), a native of Tennessee arriving in Jackson County in 1825 to become the builder of Kansas City's first tavern in 1839 at the foot of Main Street on the Levee. Owned...

12. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City March/19/1922 Portraits and biographical article about Joseph Milton Robinson, or Joseph Robinson, president of the Robinson Shoe Company. Born in Baltimore in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as an employee of...

13. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City July/10/1921 Portraits and biographical article about Siegmund Harzfeld, "president [of] Harzfeld's Parisian Cloak Company." He was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1867 and came to Kansas City in 1889, founding his company...

14. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City December/25/1921 Portraits and biographical article about Herbert Woolf, "president [of] Woolf Brothers, Incorporated." Born in Kansas City in 1880 at 913 Locust Street and joining his father's clothing store in 1898 at...

15. Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women 1956 Biographical sketch of Louis Samuel Rothschild, or Louis Rothschild, a business executive and government official of Kansas City with offices at 1000 Main Street and residence at 610 West Meyer Boulevard....

16. Who Should Finance Improvements? Who Should Finance Improvements? September 4, 2012 Article debating the use of the Kansas City Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Commission funds for streetscaping in the MainCor community improvement district. Although the projects have been well received,...

17. Where the Older Folks Swing Where the Older Folks Swing February//1970 Old-fashioned ballroom at 4050 1/2 Main Street, containing dancing styles dating back from the 1920s.

18. When the 'Annie Cade' Plied the Missouri River When the 'Annie Cade' Plied the Missouri River Spring//1996 History of the Missouri riverboat, the "Annie Cade," providing ferry service between Harlem and the foot of Main Street in Clay and Jackson Counties from 1879 to 1907, sinking in 1911. Description of its...

19. When Kansas City Celebrated Slavery's End When Kansas City Celebrated Slavery's End July/22/1965 Illustration and article about the stark contrast in amount of celebration between the emancipation of slaves in Kansas City on January 21, 1865, and its centennial. Description of the festivities in 1865...

20. What Was the Old Victor Building? What Was the Old Victor Building? January 7, 1996 Built by Victor H. Laederich in 1908, it was the narrowest of the early downtown buildings, with the frontage along Main Street measuring just 27.5 feet wide. The entrance was on 10th Street where it extended...