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1. 100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood 100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood October 12-18, 2012 Article announces that a reunion of residents of the 54th Street neighborhood was hosted by the 54th Street Memorial Club. A brief history of the neighborhood is provided. The original purchase of land...

2. 31st and Prospect Six Months Later: A Special Report on How Things Stand after April's Riots 31st and Prospect Six Months Later: A Special Report on How Things Stand after April's Riots November/8/1968 Interviews of residents of the 31st Street and Prospect Avenue neighborhood with commentary about the aftermath of the 1968 race riots in that area and in Kansas City in general, with photos and first-hand...

3. 69th Street 69th Street June 14, 1940 Looking west along the north side of 69th from Prospect.

4. A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris August-September//1981 Biographical article about Edgar Faris (1882-1945), a Kansas City architect with extant works dating between 1908 and 1925, before moving to Miami in 1926, gaining "a national reputation as a landscape...

5. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. F. W. Rathbone, a physician born in West Virginia in 1856 and coming to Kansas City in 1883, with residence at 1015 Prospect Avenue.

6. About Town: Remember James Crews? About Town: Remember James Crews? January/22/1988

7. 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...

8. AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church AC5 Metropolitan A. M. E. Zion Church 1945-1981 The Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church Collection documents the business and financial activities of the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church in Kansas City, Missouri. The collection covers the period 1945-1981...

9. Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri April 1964 Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the area of Linwood Boulevard, Prospect Avenue, and Benton Boulevard. Central High School is visible. Map identified from set as Section...

10. Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri April 1964 Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the area from Troost Avenue to Prospect Avenue and at least 33rd to 39th Streets including Armour Boulevard. Map identified from set...

11. Benjamin Holmes Benjamin Holmes 1968 Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin Holmes (1846-1914), mayor of Kansas City in 1890 and a native of Independence, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in the early 1870s as a livestock dealer with...

12. Biography of Leon Jordan (1905-1970), Political Leader and Co-Founder of Freedom, Inc. Biography of Leon Jordan (1905-1970), Political Leader and Co-Founder of Freedom, Inc. 1999

13. Biography of Napoleon W. Dible (1872-1960), Developer Biography of Napoleon W. Dible (1872-1960), Developer 1999

14. Black Brokers: 'Exclusive' Home Sales in Kansas City Bow to Shifts in Market Black Brokers: 'Exclusive' Home Sales in Kansas City Bow to Shifts in Market February 22, 1981 News article about the Newsome Realty company at 6217 Prospect Avenue and its place in the changing climate of the local real estate market in which small, black-owned companies were losing their dominance...

15. Blaze Ruins Meat: A $75,000 Stock Is Destroyed by Fire at Robert Blond Company Blaze Ruins Meat: A $75,000 Stock Is Destroyed by Fire at Robert Blond Company August/2/1951 Photo and article about the explosion and fire at "the Robert Blond Meat company building, 3022 Prospect avenue," destroying "a $75,000 stock of meat" there.

16. Blight Flight Blight Flight August 16-22, 2012 Article describes the reactions of Kansas City residents and business owners to the decision to build the Kansas City Police Department's new East Patrol headquarters and crime lab in a four block area...

17. Brown States the Issue Brown States the Issue February/22/1916 Article about Darius Brown's "initial speech as Nonpartisan candidate for mayor" of Kansas City at the Linwood Theater at 3034 Prospect Avenue, arguing for a "businesslike, nonpolitical attitude toward...

18. Brush Creek near Prospect Avenue Brush Creek near Prospect Avenue n.d. View looking southeast down Brush Creek near Prospect Avenue.

19. Cable Cars on Bridge Cable Cars on Bridge 1895 Looking north from Independence avenue at cable cars atop Prospect Avenue bridge.

20. City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan October 23, 2009 Ollie Gates and others have proposed a "duty free tax zone" bounded by 9th Street on the north, 29th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the west and Prospect Avenue on the east. Gates believes it would...