Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Brooklyn Ave and 16th Street


This photograph was taken looking east-southeast at the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are billboards for Crystal White Family Soap and the 1926 silent film "A Social Celebrity" starring Louise Brooks and Adolphe Menjou.

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1601 Brooklyn Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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39.09344, -94.55633
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