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1. 11th and Grand Avenue, Looking North 11th and Grand Avenue, Looking North Postcard of 11th and Grand Avenue, Looking North

2. Abstracts Collection Finding Aid Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890) Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...

3. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of McGee's Addition, a subdivision south of Kansas City developed by Colonel E. Milton McGee from "a portion of the estate of the late James McGee," his father. Description of its size and...

4. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Detailed description of the extension of Grand Avenue south to Westport from Kansas City in 1857, "decidedly one of the handsomest and most attractive streets in the State--and is evidently destined to...

5. Catalyst for Terror: The Collapse of the Women's Prison in Kansas City Catalyst for Terror: The Collapse of the Women's Prison in Kansas City April 1, 1995 The prison collapse is described as "one of the most fascinating but mysterious events of the Civil War on the Missouri-Kansas border" on August 13, 1863. Relates the story of the collapse of the women's...

6. City Window: Wide Berth 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...

7. Colonel E. Milton McGee 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...

8. Downtown Prison Collapse During the Civil War Downtown Prison Collapse During the Civil War August/18/1863 Brief description about the collapse of the "large three-story building in the Metropolitan Block, McGee's Addition, owned by G. C. Bingham," killing four of the nine women prisoners inside the building...

9. Farmers Hotel Farmers Hotel Information about the Farmers Hotel, also known as the Southern Hotel, Planters Hotel, McGee's Hotel, and the Wayside Inn, built by E. Milton McGee at 16th and Grand Avenue in 1856 as part of his McGee's...

10. Grand Avenue, South from 8th Street Grand Avenue, South from 8th Street Postcard of Grand Avenue, South from 8th Street

11. Has Lived Here 68 Years: Robert S. Brown Recalls a Kansas City under River Bluffs Has Lived Here 68 Years: Robert S. Brown Recalls a Kansas City under River Bluffs June/29/1917 Biographical article about Robert Brown, a 68-year resident of Kansas City, at the age of 80 recalling early Kansas City starting upon his move here in 1849. Illustration of his log cabin jail on the Levee...

12. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Reminiscence article includes two paragraphs about days in 1858 when E. M. McGee (Elijah Milton McGee, or Milton McGee) owned the Southern Hotel (at about 17th and Grand Avenues in McGee's Addition) and...

13. McGee Family Bible Finding Aid McGee Family Bible Finding Aid 1816 Bible of Mrs. James H. McGee with newspaper obituary of Eleanor McGee pasted in front cover. Only family information is a note on verso of New Testament page. Loose, miscellaneous items found in pages...

14. McGee's Addition to the City of Kansas McGee's Addition to the City of Kansas 1857 Copy of the original 1857 plat of McGee's Addition. Shows an area from 8th Street north to 2nd, and from Holmes Street west to Eleanor Street.

15. Missouri River, South Missouri River, South Postcard view of downtown Kansas City in 1855 looking South from the Missouri River

16. Notice to Property Owners of the Opening and Establishing of Broadway from the North Line of A. B. H. Notice to Property Owners of the Opening and Establishing of Broadway from the North Line of A. B. H. McGee's Addition for Hamilton Street September/7/1895 Article announcing the plans to enlarge Broadway Boulevard from the northern boundary of "A. B. H. McGee's Addition for Hamilton Street," listing all property owners of the area affected.

17. On Grand Avenue in 1855 On Grand Avenue in 1855 September 10, 1929 Article written by Allen B. H. McGee, or Allen McGee, a grandson of James McGee, about Grand Avenue in 1855 Kansas City. Description of McGee's Addition developed by Allen's uncle Milton McGee in 1855,...

18. Our Easley Ancestors and Their Relatives Our Easley Ancestors and Their Relatives 1963 Biographical description of Elijah Milton McGee, or E. Milton McGee (1819-1873), "the 5th child and 4th son of James Hyatt McGee, Sr., and his wife, Eleanor Fry McGee." Description of his life and career...

19. Prison Collapse During Civil War Prison Collapse During Civil War August/14/1863 Brief description about the collapse of the "large three-story building in the Metropolitan Block, McGee's Addition, owned by G. C. Bingham," killing four of the nine women prisoners inside the building...

20. Prison Collapse During the Civil War Prison Collapse During the Civil War August/15/1863 Brief description about the collapse of the "large three-story building in the Metropolitan Block, McGee's Addition, owned by G. C. Bingham," killing four of the nine women prisoners inside the building...