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History of Kansas City, Kansas, USA

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Kansas City, Kansas, USA

Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS

A group of small towns in Wyandotte County incorporated as Kansas City, Kansas in 1872. By naming this town after the growing city on the Missouri side of the state line, city leaders in Kansas were able to capitalize on the success of Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • News 1889 - A BIG FIRE IN KANSAS CITY.
    Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 29. - A fire which threatened to destroy the mammoth packing houses of Armour & Co. in Kansas City, Kan., was discovered in...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Kansas City
    Kansas City, Kansas, the capital of Wyandotte co, created in 1886 by the consolidation of the then village of Kansas City with the towns of...Read MORE...


  • Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Carnegie Library
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  • 1901 - Kansas City - The Central City by Charles S. Gleed
    In early literature and in early United States Indian treaties the Indian word” Kansas” appears as Caucis, Konza, Konseas, Kons, Kanzaw, Kanzau, Kaw, ...Read MORE...


  • News 1903 - Twenty Thousand Persons are Now Homeless in Kansas City, Kansas
    The first reliable information from Kansas City, Kan., was just received. In that district 20,000 persons are homeless. A number have been drowned,...Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - Flames in a Packing Plant.
    Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 30. - Fire of unknown origin in the canning department of the $27,000,000 packing plant of Nelson Morris & Co., in Kansas...Read MORE...


  • 1912 - March 23-24 - Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours.

    The Weather Channel

  • May 16, 1914: Grand League of the American Horseshoe Pitchers Association was organized in Kansas City, Kansas
    The Old Farmer's Almanac
    www.almanac.com

  • News 1916 - Wind Fans A $10,000 Fire. Three Buildings Destroyed on Kansas Side Early This Morning.
    Fire which started about 3 o’clock this morning in the rear of a grocery store owned by C.C. Price, 1258 Kansas Avenue, Kansas side, destroyed the...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Kansas City, the largest city of Kansas, capital of Wyandotte co., created in 1886 by the consolidation of the then village of Kansas City with the...Read MORE...


  • Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Looking South on 9th St
    Postcard
  • 1922 - May 10 - WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions

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  • Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Minnesota Avenue
    Postcard
  • News 1933 - June 17 - Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob

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    June 17, 1933

  • 1949 - October 16 - WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

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  • 1951 - July 12 - The Kaw River flood occurred.
    The month of June that year was the wettest of record for the state of Kansas, and during the four days preceding the flood much of eastern Kansas...Read MORE...




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Carnegie Library
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Looking South on 9th St
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Minnesota Avenue
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History and News of Kansas City, Kansas, USA

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  • News  1889 - A BIG FIRE IN KANSAS CITY.
    Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 29. - A fire which threatened to destroy the mammoth packing houses of Armour & Co. in Kansas City, Kan., was discovered in... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Kansas City
    Kansas City, Kansas, the capital of Wyandotte co, created in 1886 by the consolidation of the then village of Kansas City with the towns of... Read MORE...

  • 1901 - Kansas City - The Central City by Charles S. Gleed
    In early literature and in early United States Indian treaties the Indian word” Kansas” appears as Caucis, Konza, Konseas, Kons, Kanzaw, Kanzau, Kaw, ... Read MORE...

  • News  1903 - Twenty Thousand Persons are Now Homeless in Kansas City, Kansas
    The first reliable information from Kansas City, Kan., was just received. In that district 20,000 persons are homeless. A number have been drowned,... Read MORE...

  • News  1908 - Flames in a Packing Plant.
    Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 30. - Fire of unknown origin in the canning department of the $27,000,000 packing plant of Nelson Morris & Co., in Kansas... Read MORE...

  • 1912 - March 23-24 - Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours.

    The Weather Channel
  • May 16, 1914: Grand League of the American Horseshoe Pitchers Association was organized in Kansas City, Kansas
    The Old Farmer's Almanac
    www.almanac.com
  • 1916
    Kansas City, the largest city of Kansas, capital of Wyandotte co., created in 1886 by the consolidation of the then village of Kansas City with the... Read MORE...

  • News  1916 - Wind Fans A $10,000 Fire. Three Buildings Destroyed on Kansas Side Early This Morning.
    Fire which started about 3 o’clock this morning in the rear of a grocery store owned by C.C. Price, 1258 Kansas Avenue, Kansas side, destroyed the... Read MORE...

  • 1922 - May 10 - WHB-AM in Kansas City MO begins radio transmissions

    historyorb.com
  • News  1933 - June 17 - Kansas City Massacre: 1 FBI agent, 4 cops & 1 gangster killed by mob

    historyorb.com
    June 17, 1933
  • 1949 - October 16 - WDAF TV channel 4 in Kansas City, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • 1951 - July 12 - The Kaw River flood occurred.
    The month of June that year was the wettest of record for the state of Kansas, and during the four days preceding the flood much of eastern Kansas... Read MORE...

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