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1. 'Fraud All the Way Through': The First Kansas City Waterworks 'Fraud All the Way Through': The First Kansas City Waterworks January 2014 Overview of the construction, fraud, and public scandal of the Kansas City waterworks. Beginning with the planning and building stages in 1873, and ending with a period of litigation and lawsuits that...

2. Administrative Problems of Water Works in Wartime: Kansas City Administrative Problems of Water Works in Wartime: Kansas City August//1942 Discussion of the "personnel difficulties encountered in the Water Department at Kansas City, Mo.," from the transition of the Pendergast machine in the late 1930s to the "reformed" city government of...

3. Aerial View of Missouri River at Kansas City Aerial View of Missouri River at Kansas City Aerial view of Missouri River at Kansas City looking west shwoing the three bridges-ASB, Paseo, and Broadway-and Municipal Airport as well as the riverfront and water works. It also shows former Harlem...

4. Aerial View of Missouri River at Kansas City Aerial View of Missouri River at Kansas City Aerial view of Missouri River at Kansas City looking west showing the three bridges-ASB, Paseo, and Broadway-and Municipal Airport as well as the water works and industrial areas. Kansas City, Kansas,...

5. An Interview With Robert E. Lopez An Interview With Robert E. Lopez 1978-02-26 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 26, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

6. Annual Report of the City Engineer of the City of Kansas, Mo., to the Common Council Annual Report of the City Engineer of the City of Kansas, Mo., to the Common Council January 1, 1886 Report concerning city public facilities such as streets, water and sewer works, including flooding, O. K. Creek, etc.

7. Benjamin Jones Benjamin Jones 1896 Photo and bio of Major Benjamin Jones, or B. F. Jones, "secretary and general manager of the Water Works Company," born in Georgia in 1831 and coming to Kansas City about 1873.

8. Biography of Milton J. Payne (1829-1900), Mayor Biography of Milton J. Payne (1829-1900), Mayor 2008

9. Confederate Military History Extended Edition Confederate Military History Extended Edition //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Major B. F. Jones, or Benjamin Jones, "for many years manager of the water works at Kansas City." He was born in Georgia in 1831 and came to Kansas City in 1875, engaged with the...

10. Costs Mount as River Erodes Costs Mount as River Erodes January 16, 2007 Missouri River channel erosion is causing problems with the water supply for the metro area. "A levee and a wharf area in Kansas City, Kan., are among the places where the river is making channel cuts...

11. Death of Frederick E. Sickels Death of Frederick E. Sickels March 9, 1895 Two obituaries for Frederick E. Sickels, age 76, chief engineer of the National Water Works Company and inventor of the Corliss engine, as well as as the steam shut-off system. He died suddenly the afternoon...

12. Distant Kansas City Skyline Distant Kansas City Skyline 1950 Looking south from Briar Cliff just north of Kansas City Water Works.

13. E. S. W. Drought E. S. W. Drought February 25, 1905 Portrait and biographical sketch of E. S. W. Drought, "contractor and builder" in Wyandotte County, Kansas, born in Montreal, Canada, in 1843, and moving to various parts of the United States until arriving...

14. Electrically Operated Pumping-Station, Kansas City, Mo. Electrically Operated Pumping-Station, Kansas City, Mo. June//1927 Photograph and cartoon of the East Bottoms station for the Kansas City Water Works.

15. High-Demand Restriction at Kansas City, Mo. High-Demand Restriction at Kansas City, Mo. June//1957 Study of Kansas City Water Department's unique water rate system, the first found of its kind, including "the impact of air-conditioning demands," with graphs.

16. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of G. W. Pearsons, "assistant city engineer of Kansas City." Born in 1833 and coming here about 1873 as "chief engineer of the Kansas City Water Works."

17. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of Howard Holden, an executive and cashier of the First National Bank of Kansas City, born in Massachusetts in 1837 and coming to Kansas City in 1866. Also president of the Excelsior...

18. Howard Holden Howard Holden April/26/1912 Obituary for Howard Holden, a leader in the local stock market dying "at his home, 3815 Wyandotte Street" at the age of 75. Description of his life and career as a native of Massachusetts coming to Kansas...

19. In Kansas City. ..Cast Iron Mains of the Original Water System Are Still in Good Condition In Kansas City. ..Cast Iron Mains of the Original Water System Are Still in Good Condition March//1931 Full page ad with photo and illustration about the long-lasting quality of cast iron pipe used in the Kansas City Water Department's water pipes, first laid about 1874.

20. Independence, MO, Vaile Mansion Independence, MO, Vaile Mansion Postcard of the Vaile Mansion, Independence, MO