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This represents a copy of the manuscript as it was presented, including terminology used at the time of the writing. All attempts have been made to reproduce the spelling, capitalization and layout of the original book as much as possible. In some cases, "annotations" or "Internet links" have been provided to the original works by the transcriber of the manuscript.
CITY," A History of the Argentine Community of Kansas City,
by Edwin Dale Shutt, II
1976 by Edwin Dale Shutt II
Printed in the USA by JOELitho, Kansas City, Kansas
A Thesis presented to the Division of Social Sciences
Emporia Kansas State College
Transcription for online preparation: Patricia Adams, USD 500
All attempts have been made to reproduce the spelling, capitalization and layout of the original book as much as possible. In some cases, "annotations" and "links" have been provided to the original works by the transcriber of the manuscript.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
|Chapter I||Early Beginnings (.pdf)|
|Chapter II||The Old City of Argentine (.pdf)|
|Chapter III||The Argentine Smelter (.pdf)|
|Chapter IV||Castle on a Hill (.pdf)|
|Chapter V||The Kansas City Structural Steel Company (.pdf)|
|Chapter VI||Tales of Floods and Disasters (.pdf)|
|Chapter VII||History of the Schools (.pdf)|
|Chapter VIII||Mr. Argentine (.pdf) (bio of J C Harmon)|
|Chapter IX||The Argentine Community Today (.pdf)|
|Appendix I||List of Businesses in the Town of Argentine in 1908 (.pdf)|
|Appendix II||Partial List of Buildings Constructed in the Greater Kansas City Area by the Kansas City Structural Steel Company (.pdf)|
|Appendix III||Community Organizations (.pdf)|
|Appendix IV||Partial Listing of Prominent Citizens in the Town's Past and Present (.pdf)|
|Note: Web site URLs have been added to the text by the transcriber of this works.|
|Additional Links related to "Argentine"|
USD 500 is grateful to Mr. Edwin Dale Shutt, II, who has graciously granted us permission to use his thesis online at our web site for the benefit of the public viewing this site.
Mr. Shutt is a past president of the Wyandotte County Historical Society and assisted the the KCKs Planning Commission in the narrative, "A Brief History of Wyandotte County".