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Livestock Exchange Bui...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
John F Gregory
Askren, Robert G
American Royal Building
Postcard of American Royal building interior
Annunciation Church and Congregation
Group portrait of parishioners standing out front of the old Annunciation Church, 14th & Wyoming, in the West Bottoms. The priest in the center appears to be Father William J. Dalton, who founded Annunciation...
Area Used To Be the Nation's 'Cattle Capital'
July 12, 2006
Featured in the "Jackson County History" column by David W. Jackson is the role that the cattle industry has played in this area, especially in Jackson County. Article mentions the transporting of cattle...
At Los Angeles: National Association of Real Estate Exchanges Selects H. R. Ennis as National Secretary
Address delivered by H. R. Ennis, the new secretary of the Commercial Club, at a major real estate convention in Los Angeles, about Kansas City's assets and growth, including the Stockyards, the park and...
Banking Gossip: A Banking Change at the Stock Yards
Article about the bank at 16th and Genesee Streets.
Big Fire Loss in 1914
March 9, 1931
On the night of Friday, November 6, 1914, a portion of the native division of the stock yards was destroyed by fire. About 16 acres of pens and five scale houses were burned with an estimated damage of...
Biography of Charles F. Morse (1839-1926), Businessman and Civic Leader
Biography of George H. Nettleton (1831-1896), Railroad Baron
Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman
Biography of Samuel Sosland (1886-1983), Publisher
Booster of KC Region is Dead
August 15, 2007
Jay Dillingham, local civic leader and former president of the Kansas City Stockyards (1948-1975), died at the age of 97 on August 13, 2007. Dillingham was born March 8, 1910, in Platte City, Missouri....
Building in West Bottoms
View of unidentified building with smokestack in West Bottoms near Kansas City Stockyards.
By Any Name the King
Review of some of the finest steakhouses in the city, such as the Hereford House and Golden Ox, with a brief history of steak and the meat packing industry in Kansas City.
History of the cattle industry in Kansas City from its beginnings with trails and railroads and stockyards, etc., including record cattle runs.First permanent establishment of cattle trade in 1867 followed...
Cattle Marketing in the American Southwest: The Rise of the Kansas City Commission Merchant in the 19th Century
Historical overview of the rise of the Kansas City commission merchant in the 19th century.
Central Industrial District, Kansas City, U.S.A.
Map of central industrial district area including Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Shows stockyards, railroad yards, railroad lines, freight...
Chaos and Conspiracy: The Kansas City Livestock Trade, 1886-1892
Early history of the Stockyards and the cattle men and conflicts in its regulation from 1886 to 1892.
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of J. M. Biddle, since 1920 engaged in the insurance business, starting work "in the cattle dept. of Armour & Co., meat packers," later owning his own cattle business, then a partner...
CowParade Kansas City
Book contains color photographs of the over 200 decorated fiber glass cows that were on display in the Kansas City area in 2001. It also includes a timeline and a short history of the story of cattle in...
Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains 57 black and white 8" x 10" photographs housed in one box. Views include downtown area, West bottoms, riverfront area, industrial areas, midtown area including Union Station and...
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