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1. 12th Street 12th Street September 22, 1950 Numerous photos and captions about the diversity of types of places and walks of life along the entire stretch of 12th Street in Kansas City, including Craig's Gay 90's Bar, Time to Read bookstore, the...

2. 1908 Flood, Morris Packing Plant 1908 Flood, Morris Packing Plant Postcard of the Morris Packing Plant during the 1908 Flood

3. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flood looking west across the West Bottoms from near the foot of the 12th Street Viaduct. Stockyards in view. Businesses in view include Stowe Hardware and Supply Company, Continental Electric...

4. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms, looking southwest from near the top of the 12th Street Viaduct; shows stockyards, Livestock Exchange building, Kansas River, etc.

5. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking north of the American Royal building and stockyards after floodwaters have receded.

6. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area, looking north of bridges spanning Kansas River and the stockyards.

7. 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of Kansas City stockyards and railroad lines showing damage from the 1951 flood.

8. 1951 Flood, Stockyards, Kansas City 1951 Flood, Stockyards, Kansas City 1951 Flooded cattle pens at the Kansas City stockyards during the 1951 flood.

9. 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Aerial view of railroad yards, Kansas City stockyards, and West Bottoms buildings in the aftermath of the 1951 flood.

10. A Bit of the Real Cowtown A Bit of the Real Cowtown April 30, 2014 Article spotlights a large of collection of documents, blueprints, and other materials pertaining to the old Kansas City Stockyards that is currently being processed by the Missouri Valley Special Collections...

11. A New Image for the Old Cowtown A New Image for the Old Cowtown October//1975 Description of rural to urban evolution.

12. A Pioneer Banker Reminisces. A Pioneer Banker Reminisces. May-June, 1943 In this article George S. Hovey, Chairman of the Board of Inter-State National Bank, recounts his experiences with the Bank and the Live Stock Exchange.

13. A Short History History of the American Royal A Short History History of the American Royal October//1968 Photo and brief history of the American Royal "livestock and horse shows" started annually in Kansas City in 1899 as the National Hereford Show and named after "the British Agricultural Royal in England"...

14. Address of Mr. Geo. R. Collett: Vice-Pres. and Gen'l Mgr. Kansas City Stock Yards Company Address of Mr. Geo. R. Collett: Vice-Pres. and Gen'l Mgr. Kansas City Stock Yards Company May//1914 Speech by George Collett, vice-president of "the Kansas City Stock Yards Company," giving a history of the Stockyards, starting with events in 1857 leading to the Stockyards' opening in 1871, and including...

15. Aerial View of Kansas City Aerial View of Kansas City 1955 Looking north along Kansas River, showing where it joins with Missouri River. Also shows Kansas City Stockyards.

16. Aerial View of Kansas City Aerial View of Kansas City 1945 West Bottoms, looking south. Shows 12th Street Viaduct and Kansas City Stockyards.

17. Aged to Perfection Aged to Perfection February 2008 Brief article about the history of Hereford House steakhouse which opened in October 1957 at 20th and Main streets. Its first location, selected by the original owners, Jack Webb and Joe Marlo, was adjacent...

18. Agri-Business: A Billion Dollar Industry Here Agri-Business: A Billion Dollar Industry Here June/27/1965 Illustrations and article about agribusiness in the Kansas City area, including the origin of the word "agri-business," "agri" meaning "field."

19. America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels 2005 This book looks at the history of U.S. stockyards. Kansas City is included in chapter 8. The text is well-documented with footnotes, a bibliography, glossary, and index.

20. American Royal Building American Royal Building Postcard of the American Royal building