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Photograph of merchants discussing a deal for beef cattle in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. The northwest corner of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange building is shown to the left. This vantage point faces southwest towards the Missouri-Kansas border from just west of the Daily Drovers Telegram at 1505 Genessee Street.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of merchants inspecting cattle in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards the Daily Drovers Telegram in the background at 1505 Genessee Street from just east of the Missouri-Kansas border.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of the stockyards and its covered viaduct, which ran between Genessee Street and the Missouri-Kansas border in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.
This vantage point faces north just west of the Daily Drovers Telegram.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards Kansas City, Kansas in the far background and was taken west of Genessee Street and east of the Missouri-Kansas border.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point was taken just west of Genessee Street and faces west towards the train loading docks across the state border in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of two drovers (cowboys) drinking lager beer and hard liquor in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of cattle merchants in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.
This vantage point faces northwest from just north of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange building.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of one of the front windows to the Drover's Hotel at 1519 Genessee Street in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on the east sidewalk of Genessee Street just north of 16th Street. The hotel advertises a 26 ounce glass of beer for ten cents and a 12 ounce glass of beer for five cents. Rooms are priced at 50 cents and up.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of the Daily Drovers Telegram and the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.
This vantage point faces east towards the telegram from just east of the Missouri-Kansas border.

Date: 
May 1936

Photograph of a cattle merchant in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.
This vantage point faces northwest from just north of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange building.

Date: 
May 1936
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.