Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Jackson County, Missouri Courthouse

Description: 

Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse. This photograph was likely taken atop the Jackson County Detention Home at the southeast corner of 13th Street and Locust Street, looking north-northwest towards the courthouse and the Kansas City City Hall in the background.

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Modern Location: 
415 East 12th Street
Kansas City, MO
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Point of view: 
39.09828, -94.57709
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
71-1950
Digital Object Identifier: 
71-1950