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121. Men Working with Cattle Men Working with Cattle n.d. Partial view of men prodding cattle in a livestock pen with a broomhandle.

122. Montgomery Ward & Company Montgomery Ward & Company Postcard of the Montgomery Ward & Company building at St. John and Belmont

123. Obituary for Ephraim Aikins Obituary for Ephraim Aikins November 6, 1956 Obituary for Ephraim Aikins, dying on November 5, 1956, the founder of the Traders Exchange and the Livestock Exchange at the Kansas City Stockyards.

124. Octave Chanute Octave Chanute 1999 Photo and biographical description of Octave Chanute (1832-1910), "a civil engineer involved in bridge building, glider design, and flying machines," native to France and emigrating to Kansas City in 1867,...

125. Opening of Kansas City Stock Exchange Opening of Kansas City Stock Exchange June/22/1929 Announcement of the opening of the Kansas City Stock Exchange, organized by the Kansas City Board of Trade, with 43 stocks listed upon opening.

126. Packing Houses in West Bottoms Packing Houses in West Bottoms ca. 1930 Aerial view looking east across the Kansas River near west end of the Kansas Avenue Bridge; shows Cudahy Packing Company, Swift and Company, and the Kansas City Stockyards.

127. Packing Industry Chronology Packing Industry Chronology April 1, 2001 Photo and chronology of the history of the local meat packing industry, starting with hog slaughtering by Michael Dively and James Mitchener in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1858 and growing with the 1866...

128. Packing Plants Good Opportunity Packing Plants Good Opportunity May 2001 Picture and article about "the mammoth meat-packing plants near the stockyards" in the West Bottoms and their job opportunities for early non-English-speaking immigrants in Kansas City. Brief history of...

129. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Source containing photos and text about the Stockyards.

130. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photos of the horse and mule supplier at the Stockyards.

131. Post Office Post Office Postcard of corner at 9th and Walnut Streets with the old post office building in the background

132. Priests of Pallas Parade Float Priests of Pallas Parade Float 1895 People in costume atop horse-drawn Kansas City Stockyards float.

133. Prize Looking Bull Prize Looking Bull Unidentified bull.

134. Public Affairs Luncheon: Address of Mr. Geo. R. Collett Public Affairs Luncheon: Address of Mr. Geo. R. Collett May//1914 Speech by Collett, the general manager of the Kansas City Stock Yards Company, covering the Stockyards' origins and history, as well as their present situation in economic competition with other Midwestern...

135. Real Prosperity in the West--Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain Market and Among the Orchards of Missouri Real Prosperity in the West--Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain Market and Among the Orchards of Missouri September/11/1897 Photos of the Stockyards, rail yards, City Market, Live Stock Exchange Building and the Stockyards Horse & Mule Market.

136. Renewing the Kansas City Spirit Renewing the Kansas City Spirit November 15, 2009 Norman Rockwell's painting of "The Kansas City Spirit" is the basis for this review of the history of some of Kansas City's "titans" and how they have "largely gone," such as the stockyards, Trans World...

137. Report of the Kansas City Stock Yards for 1882 Report of the Kansas City Stock Yards for 1882 January-February 1883 This report, made by E. E. Richardson, Secretary, shows the receipts at the yards for the year to have been as follows: Cattle, 439,671; Hogs, 963,036; Sheep, 80,724; Horses and Mules, 11,716. ..Grand...

138. Results of Commission Government in Kansas City, Kansas Results of Commission Government in Kansas City, Kansas November//1911 Article about the commission form of city government in Kansas City, Kansas, and the government's relation to the city's tax revenues, economy, and work force, with some description of the prohibition...

139. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...

140. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p023 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p023 1895-1907 Northwestern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms from the state line east to Wyoming Street showing buildings, streets, and the Kansas City Stockyards. Large numbers at edges of page refer to...