Photograph of the Morris & Company (left) and the Swift & Company (right background) packing plants in Armourdale, Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces south from the Kansas side of the Central Avenue bridge over the Kansas River. Morris & Company was once located where Interstate 670 runs just west of the Kansas River.
Set of 3 hand-drawn ink-on-linen maps showing the harbor lines for the Kansas River at Kansas City, Kansas, from Turkey Creek to the Argentine Wagon Bridge, showing U. S. Harbor lines, and Kaw Valley Drainage Districts modified lines. Prepared by the Chief Engineer, Drainage Board, for the Kaw Valley Drainage District. It includes the locations of manufacturers along the river.
The report of a social survey of Armourdale, a community of 12,000 people living in the industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Manuel Conrad Elmer, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas, acts as director of the survey for this Bulletin of the University of Kansas, Vol. XX, No. 12, June 15, 1919.
Photograph looking northwest on Brook Street (presently Allen Avenue) between Fairmount Avenue and 23rd Street Trafficway (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez). The Cudahy Packing Company is pictured in the background.
Photograph with slide description, "Air view over Swift's plant to Stock Exchange; Kansas City, Mo. (1927)."
Postcard showing the Intercity Viaduct (foreground), James Street (background), the Kansas River (left), and Kansas City, Kansas (right). This vantage point faces southwest from a railroad bridge northeast of the Intercity Viaduct. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Lee Moore of Lock Springs, Missouri.
Postcard showing part of the Packing House District in Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces northwest towards 5th Street in foreground (now replaced by Interstate 70), Central Avenue Viaduct to the left, and Morris & Company Packing House to the right. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Remmer Stickfort of Holland, Iowa.
Photograph showing an Armourdale baseball team in Kansas City, Kansas, likely taken in the 1910s. Noted on the back of the image is that the team was managed by Sandy Hanson.
Undated aerial view of the Wilson & Co. meatpacking plant in the Armourdale area of Kansas City, Kansas.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct is visible.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the Kansas River looking north and showing the neighborhoods Argentine (left), Armourdale (right), Kensington (left background), and Riverview (right background). The Proctor and Gamble plant is also pictured.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east across the Kansas River near west end of the Kansas Avenue Bridge; shows Cudahy Packing Company, Swift and Company, and the Kansas City Stockyards.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Kansas City Structural Steel facility and grounds, once located north of Metropolitan Avenue between South 21st and 24th Street in Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces north-northeast and shows the intersection of South 24th Street and Ruby Avenue (center foreground) and the Kansas River (background).
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of a residential area and rail yard with roundhouse near the Kansas River in the Argentine neighborhood. This vantage point faces northwest and shows Armourdale to the right of the river.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, across the Armourdale district and towards the Kansas River.
Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east-northeast across the West Bottoms from Kansas City, Kansas. Includes view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, as well as the 2nd Hannibal Bridge and the ASB bridge. Both the Kansas and Missouri rivers in view.
Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Southwestern Milling Company located near the intersection of South 18th Street and Kansas Avenue in the Armourdale district of Kansas City, Kansas.