Morris and Company

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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.

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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.

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.