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1. Alley Alley n.d. View of trash receptacles and windows in an unidentified alley.

2. Alley Alley n.d. View of an unidentified alley, showing Coca Cola truck, fire escapes, and street-level windows.

3. Boston Shoe Store Boston Shoe Store ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Boston Shoe Store showing a small man who looks stereotypically Asian holding a large bowl and chopsticks. A cat next to him carries a rat in its mouth. One of two cards with similar...

4. Doors (Exterior) Doors (Exterior) n.d. View of double-doors on an unidentified building.

5. Doorstep and Parking Lot Doorstep and Parking Lot n.d. View of damaged doorstep below the door of an unidentified building.

6. Doorway Doorway n.d. View of an exterior door of the Land Bank Building.

7. Doorway and Front Steps Doorway and Front Steps February 18, 1948 Front steps and doorway of an unidentified building in the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, showing evidence of rat infestation.

8. Fashion Credit Clothing Company Fashion Credit Clothing Company n.d. Partial view of screened-in window above a door at Fashion Credit Clothing Co., located at 1226 Grand.

9. Grain Scattered near Railroad Tracks Grain Scattered near Railroad Tracks February 18, 1948 View of grain scattered near tracks in the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, shown as evidence of poor rat control practices.

10. Kitchen Table Kitchen Table August 1947 View of a kitchen table in an unspecified home showing evidence of rat infestation.

11. Locker Locker February 18, 1948 View of a locker door in an unspecified building at the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, showing signs of rat infestation.

12. Man Examining Screen Door Man Examining Screen Door n.d. View of a man examining rat control measures employed on the screen door of an unidentified building.

13. Rat Burrow Rat Burrow February 18, 1948 Rat burrow and dead rat in the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, shown as evidence of a "well inhabited" burrow serving rats who feed on grain from nearby railroad cars.

14. Rat Burrows Rat Burrows February 18, 1948 Rat burrows in the ground near the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, shown as evidence of heavy rat infestation.

15. Rat Tracks Rat Tracks February 18, 1948 Rat tracks located on the grounds of the Missouri Pacific Railroad yards, shown as evidence of "hundreds of rats living and breeding" in the area.

16. Rats Castle Apartments Rats Castle Apartments 1960 Full frontal and side view; located on southeast corner of 24th and Main.

17. Rats Castle Apartments Rats Castle Apartments 1989 Full frontal and side view.

18. Rats Castle Apartments Rats Castle Apartments 1989 Detail view of west side.

19. Rise of the Rats Rise of the Rats November 1-7, 2012 Article documents the concerns of local citizens that work on the Kansas City sewer system will drive rat populations into city streets and neighborhoods. Residents of the Brookside neighborhood and the...

20. Rooftop Structure Rooftop Structure n.d. View of a structure on the roof of an unidentified building.