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This fire insurance atlas shows blocks, lots, buildings and property ownership for Kansas City, Kansas (formerly Wyandotte, Kansas City, and Armourdale), Argentine and Rosedale. An index to specials (businesses and public services) and a street index precede the plat maps at the beginning of the volume. The color assigned to a structure indicates its building material. A key to colors and other symbols is available on the title page. Summaries of the operations and facilities of major industries and businesses are included with some plats. Businesses showcased include packing houses, stockyards, grain elevators, and metal smelters and refiners.
Creator: Rascher Insurance Map Publishing Co.
Item Number: 225076
Call Number: Oversize K 912.781 W97 K13 1893
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 225076
Business and Industry - Agricultural Industries - Meat - Packing plants
Business and Industry - Agricultural Industries - Meat - Stockyards
Business and Industry - Agricultural Industries - Milling - Elevators
Business and Industry - Manufacturing - Metals
Collections - Library
Date - 1890s - 1893
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Atlas
Places - Cities and towns - Argentine
Places - Cities and towns - Armourdale
Places - Cities and towns - Kansas City
Places - Cities and towns - Rosedale
Places - Cities and towns - Wyandotte
Places - Counties - Wyandotte
Type of Material - Maps - Atlases