Sheffield

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

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

Object Type: 
Photographs

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.

Object Type: 
Photographs

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.

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Photographs

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

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Photographs

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).

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

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).

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Photographs

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).

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Photographs

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.

Object Type: 
Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the fifteenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is largely bounded by 9th Street to the north, Cleveland Avenue to the west, 23rd Street to the south, and eastern city limits to the east.

Pages

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.