West Bottoms

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Berkshire Hogs in the Stockyards

Photograph of a man with pigs in the stockyards. The original slide included the following description: "Moving a pen of Berkshire hogs at the Stock Yards, Kansas City, Missouri."

Bemis Brothers Bag Company

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Bemis Brothers Bag Company; located at 925 and 937 Wyoming Street.

Armourdale and Kansas River

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, across the Armourdale district and towards the Kansas River.

American Royal Ruins

Photograph of the ruins of the American Royal building which was destroyed in a fire in February 1925.

American Royal Livestock Pavilion

American Royal Livestock Pavilion, reconstructed in 1925. This vantage point faces northwest with the 23rd Street Viaduct on the left.

American Royal Building, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the American Royal Building, located just to the north of the intersection of Wyoming Street and the 23rd Street Viaduct (now 23rd Street Trafficway) in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The defunct Wyoming Street is shown in the foreground with the viaduct elevated to the left. This vantage point faces northwest towards downtown Kansas City, Kansas in the background. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. J. Leeper of Ottawa, Kansas.

9th Street Incline

Photograph of the "9th Street Incline" cable car bridge. This vantage point faces west-northwest towards the West Bottoms and downtown Kansas City, Kansas in the far background.

23rd Street Viaduct

Photograph looking southwest from the 23rd Street Viaduct from the current intersection of Avenida Cesar E Chavez and American Royal Drive. The Kansas City Belt Railroad Bridge is pictured in the background.

1924 Map of Missouri River at Kansas City

Map of a stretch of the Missouri River from Quindaro Bend and the Fairfax Drainage District to the East Bottoms Bend. Shows all principal topographic features for a minimum distance of 2000 feet inland, indicating levees, jetties, creeks, and railroad lines. Goose Island, the Kansas River, Kaw Point, Kansas City, Kansas, Harlem, North Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, are in evidence. Title of the map is described as "Missouri River, mouth to Kansas City (Mile 385.0 to Mile 397.8), revision from airplane photographs July 15, Aug. 21, 1924."

1918 Precinct Map, 3rd Ward

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the third ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 24th Street to the north, Kansas to the west, 39th Street to the south, and Main Street to the east.

1918 Precinct Map, 2nd Ward

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the second ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 14th Street to the north, Kansas to the west, 24th Street to the south, and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the east.

1918 Precinct Map, 1st Ward

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the first ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by the Missouri River to the north, Kansas to the west, 14th Street to the south, and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the east.