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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. 1908 Flood, near Union Depot 1908 Flood, near Union Depot Postcard view near Union Depot during 1908 Flood

2. 1908 Flood, Union Avenue 1908 Flood, Union Avenue Postcard of Union Avenue during the 1908 Flood

3. American Bank Building American Bank Building Postcard of the American Bank Building at 8th and Delaware

4. Arthur Stilwell Arthur Stilwell 1908 Biographical sketch of Arthur Stilwell, a prominent builder of railroads, interurbans, and residential districts in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. Born in New York in 1859 and coming here in 1879...

5. Arthur Stilwell Arthur Stilwell 1901 Biographical sketch of Arthur Stilwell, a railroad magnate and real estate developer in Kansas City. Born in New York in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1879 as a printer with "office on Union Avenue,...

6. Biography of Isaac Katz (1879-1956), Owner of Katz Drug Stores Biography of Isaac Katz (1879-1956), Owner of Katz Drug Stores 2007;

7. Biography of Samuel Sosland (1886-1983), Publisher Biography of Samuel Sosland (1886-1983), Publisher 2009

8. Blossom House Is Dead Blossom House Is Dead January/1/1915 Closing of the hotel for reuse as a warehouse, after opening in 1882 and gradually losing business with the rest of Union Avenue.

9. Board of Trade Building Board of Trade Building Postcard of Kansas City's Board of Trade Building at 8th and Wyandotte Streets

10. Brokers Building Brokers Building Full frontal and side view; located at 1104 Union Avenue. Shows Crooks Terminal Warehouse as occupant.

11. Buggy Top Factory  Buggy Top Factory April 1899 An article on Bonniwell, Calvin & Massey, manufacturers of buggy tops and wholesale dealers in heavy hardware. Located on the top floor of 1212 Union Avenue, it is the largest factory of its kind in Kansas...

12. Building of Old Union Depot Sparked Business Revival after Panic of 1873 Building of Old Union Depot Sparked Business Revival after Panic of 1873 November/16/1954 Article about the positive influences of the construction of Union Depot, spurring business interest in the area despite its "rowdy surroundings."

13. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of John Joseph O'Connor, or John O'Connor, president of the O'Connor-Thompson Brokerage Company at 1104 Union Avenue in Kansas City. Born in Ireland in 1886 and emigrating to Kansas...

14. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 First part of the book's chapter on the 1880s describes the visit to Kansas City in 1887 of President Grover Cleveland and his young wife, Frances Fulsom Cleveland. Includes a description of the early...

15. Dee-Po Stone Raises Ghost of Day When Inconvenience Was Picturesque Dee-Po Stone Raises Ghost of Day When Inconvenience Was Picturesque April/16/1945 History of Union Depot from 1877 to 1915, on "bawdy" Union Avenue, "reached via the famous 'cattle chute' by way of the Eighth Street Tunnel and exciting Ninth Street Incline."

16. Dr. J. W. Parker Is Dead: Came Here in 1853 and Located in Old Westport Dr. J. W. Parker Is Dead: Came Here in 1853 and Located in Old Westport March/3/1907 Portrait and obituary for Dr. J. W. Parker, or John Parker (1822-1907), an early Westport physician and "one of the pioneer residents of Kansas City," dying at the age of 85 "at his home, 305 Union Avenue,...

17. Drawing of Union Depot Drawing of Union Depot 1870 Distant view of first Union Depot; located on Union Avenue.

18. Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway Engineering--The Kansas City Cable Railway December//1883 Article describing Kansas City's "first duplicate cable railway built and operated in the world," with its design for safety and elevated tracks around Union Depot above Union Avenue.

19. Eyssell's Model Pharmacy Eyssell's Model Pharmacy 1887 Advertising card for Eyssell's Model Pharmacy with image of two cats in a basket. Front of card says: “We mew for Eyssell Bros. Vichy.” and "Kansas City. Exposition, 1887." Lower right corner says:...

20. Eyssell's Model Pharmacy Eyssell's Model Pharmacy 1887 Advertising card for Eyssell's Model Pharmacy with image of four cats. Front of card says: “We mew for Eyssell Bros. Ginger Ale.” and "Kansas City. Exposition, 1887." Lower right corner says: "Phoenix...