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1. Flagpole Sitter atop the West Gate Hotel, 1927 Flagpole Sitter atop the West Gate Hotel, 1927 Fall//1995 Story of the daredevil "Shipwreck" Kelly attempting an endurance record atop the Westgate Hotel's flagpole, lasting 146 hours and 13 minutes in 1927.

2. Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid 1926-1929 This collection is composed of 69 black and white photographs of varying sizes and nine sketches and features business buildings compiled in scrapbook form by Henry D. Green in 1926-1928. Most of the pictures...

3. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of James Ketner, "dean of the profession" of hoteliers in Kansas City and a native of Leavenworth, Kansas. Description of his career, coming to Kansas City "in 1895 as assistant secretary...

4. Kansas City Then & Now Kansas City Then & Now 2000 Photos and description of the change in the structures and streets at the intersection of Main, Delaware, and 9th Streets (formerly known as the Junction and removed of Delaware Street) from just after...

5. Leader Leader April//1967 Photo and biographical article about Joseph Gilbert, Sr., "president of Joe Gilbert Restaurants, Inc., operating all the food and beverage, gift and news facilities at Kansas City's Municipal Airport as...

6. Ninth Street & the Diamond Building Played an Important Part in Kansas City's Early Business Growth Ninth Street & the Diamond Building Played an Important Part in Kansas City's Early Business Growth Fall//1995 Article about the history of the building and its impact on the city, providing history of the building's site from 1850 to its existence from 1870 to 1883, on through 1963.

7. Photographs and Facts Photographs and Facts December/25/1915 Photo and biographical article about Wallace Robinson, "owner and operator of "the Orville Apartments in Kansas City" and the Westgate Hotel at 9th and Main Streets. Born in Canada in 1866 and coming "to...

8. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p024 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p024 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 7th Street south to W. 9th Street and from Delaware east to Main, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

9. Shipwreck Kelly Is Down Shipwreck Kelly Is Down February/25/1927 Story of daredevil "Shipwreck" Kelly's record 146 hours and 13 minutes of sitting atop the flagpole of the Westgate Hotel, finished on February 25, 1927. Announcement of his plan the next day to attempt...

10. The Junction The Junction Postcard of The Junction, 9th and Main Streets

11. The Junction The Junction Postcard of The Junction, 9th and Main Streets

12. The Junction The Junction 1919 Distant view, looking north, of unidentified parade. Also shows Westgate Hotel.

13. The Junction The Junction 1927 Distant view, looking north, of Westgate hotel with Shipwreck Kelly perched on flagpole. Also shows portion of New York Life Building.

14. The Junction The Junction circa 1940 Street level view of the downtown Kansas City area known as the Junction located on 9th Street between Main and Delaware. View includes the Kay Hotel which was built in 1916 and razed in 1954. It originally...

15. Vaughan's Diamond Building Vaughan's Diamond Building March 28, 1954 Commonly called The Junction, the Vaughan's Diamond Building was built by Major Samuel D. Vaughan on lots 3 and 4 purchased in 1865 from Scarritt and lots 1 and 2 (for $500) in 1866. The building was completed...

16. Vaughan's Diamond Building, The Junction, Profile Vaughan's Diamond Building, The Junction, Profile 1999

17. Wallace Robinson Wallace Robinson 1925 Photo and bio of Wallace Robinson, a Kansas City hotelier residing at 3800 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Canada in 1866 and coming "to Kansas City in 1887 as assistant manager of the Avery Planter Company"...

18. Westgate Hotel Westgate Hotel 1920 Full frontal and side view; located at the Junction, intersection of Main, 9th, and Delaware.

19. Westgate Hotel Westgate Hotel Full frontal and side view.

20. Westgate Hotel Westgate Hotel 1925 Full frontal and side view; also shows American Legion Fountain.