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Curtiss-wright Flying ...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
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...
Danny Edwards Ready To Make His Move
June 12, 2007
Danny Edwards Famous Kansas City Barbecue (1227 Grand Boulevard), a popular downtown eatery for 23 years, is relocating to 2900 Southwest Boulevard. The new owner of the Grand street property, Jon Copaken,...
Doing It by the Book for More Than a Century
September 20, 2009
Profile of the Engel Bindery Co., a nearly 125-year-old bookbindery located at 322 Southwest Boulevard. The company was founded in 1885 by a family of German immigrants and was originally located at 909...
December 15-21, 2005
Article reviews Cafe Sevilla, located at 700 Southwest Boulevard. The restaurant is the sixth opened by restauranteur Jose "Don Pepe" Fernandez, who was born in Madrid, Spain, and at one time served as...
Donald Tranin Obituary
August 17, 2007
Donald Tranin died August 11, 2007, at the age of 80. He co-owned the Paper Supply Company on Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City. He was the first president of the Jewish Heritage Foundation, co-chair...
Downtown Kansas City
Looking northeast, near Broadway and Southwest Boulevard.
Dr. A. Still Craig
April 12, 1905
Reprint of a Kansas City Star article from February 12, 1928, about osteopathic physician Dr. A. Still Craig and his invention of an "abnormalizer," a cabinet-like apparatus designed to relieve large body...
El Taquito Restaurant
Full frontal and partial side view; located at 800 Southwest Boulevard.
Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital
Postcard of Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital
Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard
Gas and oil fire and explosions at 31st and Southwest Boulevards, causing six deaths including five firemen and about 100 injuries, with photos.
Father and Son Closing Shop
Photo and biographical article about James Hardacre, and his son James E. Hardacre, druggists closing up shop at the "Hardacre pharmacy on the northeast corner" of 43rd and Troost Avenues. Includes description...
Fire Station Number 9
Full frontal view of station located at 901 Southwest Boulevard.
First Brick Home in County Was Built by McGee Family: Present Intersection of Baltimore and Southwest Boulevard Was Site of Dwelling on 680-Acre Farm--Sons Helped Build Community
Photo and biographical article about the McGee family of Kansas City, arriving in Clay County, Missouri, about 1827 from Kentucky with the Fry family (patriarch James Hyatt McGee's maternal side). Description...
Gateway Chemical Company Sign
Sign painted on building located on northeast corner of Southwest Boulevard and Wyandotte.
Geologic Cross Sections of Kansas City and Jackson County
Six cross sections of areas of Jackson County, Missouri, and Kansas City, Missouri, illustrate altitude above sea level and types of bedrock. Labels display locations of creeks and rivers, as well as major...
George Knerr Saloon
Full frontal view; located at 3001 Southwest Boulevard.
Gerner-Cessna Motor Company
Full frontal view of Gerner-Cessna Motor Company; located at 735 Southwest Boulevard.
Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas
Description of the construction of the 7th Street Trafficway and the Fairfax Bridge in the 1920s and 1930s in Kansas City, Kansas, with map of the area on page 327. Mention of the incorporation of the...
History of Kansas City, Missouri
Biographical sketch of William Little, a "house and sign painter" born in Ohio in 1844 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1866, then becoming a real estate developer...
Hot Hot Hot
November 22, 2005
Lead article in the "Star Business Weekly" of the newspaper and comments on the growing Hispanic population in Kansas City and the United States. States that between 1994 and 2004 the Hispanic population...
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