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1. Wallace Love Wallace Love Illustrations and information on A. Wallace Love (1859-1912), an architect, building contractor, city official, and proprietor of the Phoenix drugstore. Description of his life and career as a native of...

2. SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...

3. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

4. The Workhouse The Workhouse Postcard of the Workhouse Prison

5. Alf Brant Alf Brant 1896 Biographical sketch of Major Alf Brant, "superintendent of the Kansas City workhouse," moving to Missouri in 1857. He served in the Union army in the Civil War, in 1876 moved to Kansas City. starting the...

6. City Work House, Frontal and Side View City Work House, Frontal and Side View 1900 Full frontal and side view.

7. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Job Hollinger, head " of the Job Hollinger Construction Company," born in Canada in 1860 and coming to Kansas City in 1883, organizing his own business in 1907 with offices in the "New...

8. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

9. City Work House, Frontal and Side View City Work House, Frontal and Side View 1989 Full frontal and side view; located at 2001 Vine.

10. Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals 2009 Police Judge Harry G. Kyle states his belief in the efficacy of hard work for controlling ciminal behavior. Second part of article tells about how well fed and housed the inmates of the Vine Street Workhouse...

11. 19th and Vine 19th and Vine ca. 1930 Aerial view looking east near 19th and Vine; shows City Workhouse with railroad tracks beside it.

12. Old City Prison Still Stands on Vine Street Old City Prison Still Stands on Vine Street December 7, 2011 Postcard image of and short article about the City Work House building located at 2001 Vine St. The stone, castle-like structure was designed and completed by local architect Wallace Love in 1896. It housed...

13. Kansas City Camelots Kansas City Camelots July 30, 2005 Article describes and includes photos of "castles" in Kansas City area: the Lantz Welch home in Kansas City, north; The Castle at 2001 Vine; Tiffany House at 100 Garfield; and Wallace House at 3200 Norledge....

14. What's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street? What's the Story behind the Ornate Building at 2001 Vine Street? July 31, 1988 Vine Street Workhouse information: "The building is known as the Vine Street Workhouse. It was designed by Wallace Love and built with the help of prisoners between 1895 and 1897. Prisoners also helped...

15. Capturing the Castle Capturing the Castle June 26-July 2, 2014 Article describes the efforts of volunteers working to restore the Vine Street Workhouse, otherwise known as the Castle, located at 2001 Vine Street. Daniel and Ebony Edwards are interviewed and describe...

16. Local Upstart Non-Profit Looks to Renovate Historic Brant Castle Local Upstart Non-Profit Looks to Renovate Historic Brant Castle May 16-22, 2014 Article announces that 2orMore, a nonprofit organization created by Daniel Edwards and Ebony Burnside, has started a project to restore and repurpose the former city workhouse located at 21st and Vine...

17. A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love October-November//1981 Photos and biographical article about A. Wallace Love (1859-1912), an architect and building contractor native to Michigan and coming to Kansas City in 1878. City official as City Councilman, superintendent...

18. Old Prison May Acquire New Role Old Prison May Acquire New Role September/29/1977 Photo and article about the plans for preservation of "[t]he old Vine Street Workhouse at 2011 Vine, a 19th-century penal institution now used as a transfer point for city refuse" and possibly "developed...