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Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Curtiss-wright Flying ...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Looking south along Baltimore from Southwest Boulevard.
Behind the Scenes at Parisi Artisan Coffee
August 17-23, 2006
Article profiles new coffee company owned by brothers Joe, Salvatore and Anthony Parisi. The brothers have been in business as Parisi Brothers, Inc. since 1983, doing food warehousing, processsing and...
Biography of Ernest O. Brostrom (1888-1969), Architect
Biography of José Gonzalez (1931-2003), Founder of Fiesta Hispana
Biography of Joseph (1934-1978) and Patricia (1936-1996) Shaughnessy, Community Activists
Black Mayors of St. Louis and Kansas City Tell of Efforts Spent to Bring Relief to Flood Victims
Photos and article about the 1993 flood in Kansas City and Saint Louis (both headed by their first black mayors), describing flooding damage especially in Kansas City's West Side along Southwest Boulevard....
Bridgework In Progress
Captioned photograph showing the demolition of the Kansas City Terminal Railway Bridge located at Southwest Boulevard and 25th Street. The nearly 90 year old bridge will be replaced with two bridges capable...
Broadway Bank Building
Full frontal and side view; located at the southeast corner of Southwest Boulevard & Broadway. Shows Old Theatre Architectural Salvage Company as tenant.
Building for George Rushton Baking Company, Kansas City, Missouri
Photo of the building on Southwest Boulevard by Brostrom & Drotts, architects.
Sign painted on west side of located at 525 Southwest Boulevard.
By-Paths of Business
Article about "Plastic Pressed Forms, Inc.," a plastics company formed by Norman Spelman ("manufacturer's agent in the field of plastics") and "process[ing] industrial plastic material into useful shapes...
California Taqueria Restaurant
Exterior view of the California Taqueria Restaurant located at 700 Southwest Boulevard or at Southwest Boulevard and Jefferson.
Full frontal view; located at 900 Southwest Boulevard. Also shows other storefronts in the block.
Review of Carmen's on the Boulevard, 520 Southwest Boulevard.
Casa Mesa Imports moves to the West Side
October 30 - November 5, 2003
Article discusses Casa Mesa Imports, 3054 Southwest Boulevard. Owners Frank Motaleone aend Christian Nixon first opened the store, which sells furniture and accessories imported from Mexico, in 1999 at...
Chance Plays a Role in Kansas Citian's Big Oil Job
Photo and biographical article about William Kenney, a former Kansas Citian and "vice-president and general counsel of the Shell Oil company" in New York City. Description of his life and career, born...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of Henry Patche, president and general manager of the Genesy Electric Lantern Company at 527 Southwest Boulevard. Born in Illinois in 1874 and coming to Kansas City in 1921 as superintendent...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Charles Alves, a Kansas City banker at the beginning of the 20th century, identified with the American National Bank, then the Central National Bank, then the Southwest Boulevard...
Contractors Machinery Company Helps in Curbing Vast Rivers
Largest pile driving equipment supplier in the country at 2643 Southwest Boulevard, founded in 1907.
Creating a Bi-State Landmark
Author discusses the need for an "iconic state line landmark" that "embraces the metropolis' bistate history" and ties the region together. He suggests Southwest Boulevard as a possibility for this and...
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