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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

2. Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer 2008

3. Gabriel Prudhomme Estate Gabriel Prudhomme Estate 1956 A 16 page typescript (carbon copy) paper on the Gabriel Prudhomme estate, the parcel of land on the riverfront area in the 1820s "bec[oming] the Town of Kansas" following its owner's death in 1831. Description...

4. Town of Kansas: Medley of Beginnings at Kawsmouth Town of Kansas: Medley of Beginnings at Kawsmouth 1957 A 23 page paper read before the Kansas City Corral, The Westerners, Hotel Bellerive, December 10, 1957, dealing with the early history of Kansas City, concentrating on the period just before the Town of...

5. Kansas City Levee View Kansas City Levee View 1855 A framed (26.5 in. x 44 in.) photo of an engraving/drawing of the Kansas City, Missouri, levee or riverfront area, taken from the Clay County side looking south and titled "Kansas City, 1855." Inscription...

6. Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid 1957-1968 A group of 108 color slides of images of Kansas City from the 1950s and 1960s, taken by Eldridge, an amateur photographer. The photos include buildings, fountains, hospitals, rooftop views of downtown...

7. Municipal Wharf Ground Breaking Ceremony Municipal Wharf Ground Breaking Ceremony Circa 1940 A photo taken at the site where the Municipal Wharf would be built. Hannibal Bridge is in the background.

8. The Master Plan for Kansas City The Master Plan for Kansas City 1947 A plan of action developed by the City Plan Commission and published in 1947. Members of the City Plan Commission as well as Master Plan staff are listed. The plan covers a broad range of factors impacting...

9. Green Connection Green Connection March 2008 A profile of the proposed Riverfront Heritage Trail which will connect greenway systems throughout Kansas City. "The simple goal is to develop a first-of-its-kind bistate trail system called the Riverfront...

10. A Whole Lot of Entertainment Is Coming to Town A Whole Lot of Entertainment Is Coming to Town February//1975 Ad with illustration and photo for the never-built but nevertheless real estate award-winning Riverfront Village, a "shopping and recreational" center on the river front area.

11. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial flood view looking south across the Fairfax District toward the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Smoke at top left is from the fire at 31st and Roanoke/Southwest Boulevard.

12. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north near 12th and Grand; shows Bryant Building under construction. Missouri River and riverfront area also in view.

13. Stockyards and West Bottoms Stockyards and West Bottoms ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct visible.

14. Missouri and Kansas Rivers Missouri and Kansas Rivers 1950 Aerial view looking northwest near 6th Street Trafficway and Grand.

15. Intercity Viaduct Intercity Viaduct ca. 1930 Aerial view looking southeast over the Intercity Viaduct and northern part of West Bottoms. Distant view of downtown Kansas City in the top with Quality Hill area and 8th Street Tunnel entrance.

16. Municipal Airport Municipal Airport Aerial view of airport and runway, looking northwest; also shows part of River Market area.

17. Downtown Aerial View Downtown Aerial View ca1940 Aerial view of downtown and City Market, looking north from near 9th and Oak.

18. Aerial View of Downtown Aerial View of Downtown circa 1957 Aerial view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, looking southeast. The double-towered building at center is the Fidelity National Bank building at southeast corner of 9th and Walnut. 6th Street Trafficway...

19. Residential Area Residential Area ca. 1930 Aerial view of early unidentified residential area.

20. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms looking northeast from near 9th and Wyoming; shows 8th Street Tunnel entrance and downtown Kansas City.