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1. Williams Real Estate to Hold Open House Williams Real Estate to Hold Open House May 8, 1951 Photos and article about the "new offices of the Robert Williams Real Estate company at 2200 Prospect Avenue." Robert "Bob" Williams, founder of the company, was a native Kansas Citian and graduate of...

2. Willard Winner Willard Winner March 2, 1905 Photo and bio of Willard Winner, a real estate and railroad developer. Born in Iowa in 1849 and coming to Kansas City in 1863 as a merchant before entering the real estate business about 1880, engaged...

3. Wiley Cox Wiley Cox March 20, 1905 Biographical sketch of Wiley Cox, president of the Kansas City State Bank at 812 Delaware Street, born in Mississippi in 1848 and starting in the banking business in Springfield, Missouri, arriving in...

4. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City February/19/1922 Illustrations and biographical sketch of A. E. Blachert, the first planner of "the McGee street traffic way," arriving in Kansas City in 1894 from Ohio in the real estate business.

5. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of the Palisades at West Terrace Park

6. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of John Campbell, a realtor from Ireland entering the U. S. in around 1838, working for his "uncle, Colonel Robert Campbell, an importer and outfitter for Western trades" in Saint Louis,...

7. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Henry Kumpf, "comptroller of the city of Kansas," born in Germany in 1830 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1865 as "United States Storekeeper from 1868 to 1871," then turning to...

8. The Amazing Krenzkys The Amazing Krenzkys June//1989 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the Krenzky family real estate business of Frank Krensky and his wife Alice Krenzky, and their son Robert Krenzky, based at "an old hotel at 10th and...

9. T. J. -J. J. Green & Co. T. J. -J. J. Green & Co. [1911] The "largest owner of town lots in the city" at the time.

10. Successful Real Estate Man Successful Real Estate Man February 7, 2009 Obituary for Allen Block (93), a realty executive who founded Block & Co., Inc. Realtors in 1940. A Kansas City native, Block entered the real estate business in 1936 with the Werby Realty & Investment...

11. Suburbia for Everyone? Suburbia for Everyone? Spring/Summer 2008 Discussion of racial discrimination in Johnson County, Kansas, and the Donald and Virginia Sewing family that was the first black family to move into Fairway, Kansas, in 1966. Sewing was a real estate...

12. Street Hotel Is Sold to Robert Williams Street Hotel Is Sold to Robert Williams April 2, 1954 News article about the sale of the Street Hotel, formerly owned by Rueben Street, to Robert Williams, owner of the Williams Real Estate company." The hotel was said to be a "landmark in the Negro community...

13. SC9-1 First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9-1 First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1824-1978 (bulk 1835-1960) This collection contains 59 unique abstracts for residential property located primarily in Johnson County, Kansas, and in the Missouri counties of Jackson and Clay. This property resides in 12 municipalities...

14. SC9 Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9 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...

15. Robert Williams Robert Williams February 15, 1952 Brief biographical article about Robert Williams, winner of an achievement award as "president of the Williams Realty Company, 2200 Prospect Ave." and head of "the largest firm of his kind in the middlewest...

16. Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop May 18, 1951 News article with photos about the Real Estate Brokers workshop at the Paseo Y.W.C.A. held "under the auspices of the Urban League of Kansas City." The article provides photographs of several of the African...

17. Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop Real Estate Brokers to Hold Workshop May 18, 1951 News article with photos about the "Real Estate Brokers workshop" at the Paseo Y.W.C.A. held "under the auspices of the Urban League of Kansas City." The article provides photographs of several of the...

18. Prairie Village Prairie Village May//1980 History of the suburb of Prairie Village, Kansas, planned and developed by the J. C. Nichols Company real estate business in the early 20th century, including its streets, homes, utilities, zoning, and...

19. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Real estate business at the Scarritt Building.

20. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Description of the real estate business of C. E. Buchanan in Reserve Bank Building, also providing some biographical information, such as his earlier real estate businesses in Chicago and Iowa.