Sheffield

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Winchester Avenue at 10th Street

Circa 1925 photograph looking south on Winchester Avenue from just north of the intersection of Winchester and 10th Street.

Willard Mission

Photograph of children and adults posed outside of the Willard Mission, once located at 7032 Independence Road (renamed Wilson Avenue), between the Missouri Pacific Railroad and the defunct intersection of Wilson Road and Bristol Avenue. Insert photograph is identified as Supt. Mrs. S. E. Pendergass. The mission was operated by the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and was razed by 1925.

Weber Engine Company

Photograph with slide description: "Weber Gas Engine Plant, Kansas City, Mo. (1926)." This vantage point faces east on the west side of Winchester Avenue between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Independence Road (Wilson Avenue) Looking West

Circa 1925 photograph looking west on Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) from just east of its intesection with Wheeling Avenue. Pictured is the Kansas City Terminal Railway (left), and the Huttig Mill Work Company (center).

Independence Road (Wilson Avenue) Looking Northeast

Circa 1925 photograph looking northeast on Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) from just west of its intesection with Wheeling Avenue. Pictured is the Burdett Manufacturing Company (left), the Congregation Tefares Israel Jewish Cemetery (left background), and the Kansas City Terminal Railway (right).

Independence Road (Wilson Avenue) at Wheeling Avenue

Circa 1925 photograph looking east at the intersection of Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) and Wheeling Avenue. Pictured is a train on the Kansas City Terminal Railway.

From Anonymous to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from Charles E. Ellis, one of Kansas City's 12th Ward election judges, to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, concerned about threatened violence against poll workers who don't obey the Pendergast machine in upcoming elections, and requesting military protection due to distrust in the police. He reports that when he acted as an election judge, that he "was forcibly ejected by two North End Ruffians" when he didn't obey a Democratic precinct captain.

Ford Assembly Plant and Sheffield Park

Photograph of the Ford Assembly Plant, located on the east of Winchester Avenue between 10th Street and 12th Street. This vantage point faces east-southeast near the southeast corner of 10th Street and Ewing Avenue.

Ford Assembly Plant and Sheffield Park

Photograph of the Ford Assembly Plant at the intersection of 10th Street and Winchester Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast on the north side of 12th Street between Ewing Avenue and Winchester Avenue.

City Ice Company, Plant No. 3

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 3, Sheffield, built in 1912 and remodeled in 1927-28. It was located at 7401 Independence Road (now the south side of Wilson Road just east of Blue River).

Campfire Girls at Whatsoever Circle Community House

Photograph with slide description, "Campfire Girls working on uniforms at the Whatsoever Community House, K.C., Mo."

Aerial View of Blue River Industrial Area

Photograph with an aerial view of the industrial area looking south along the Blue River. Streets shown include Independence Road (presently Wilson Road) (foreground), Independence Avenue (center), and 12th Street (background). Ford Motor Company (right background) and the American Radiator Company (center background) are also pictured.