Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Photographs

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Photograph with partial frontal view of the New York Life Building at the intersection of 9th Street and Baltimore Avenue. This vantage point faces north on Baltimore Avenue between 9th and 10th Street.

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Photographic print of a drawing of the Armour Packing Company, once located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Central Avenue and James Street in Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces north and shows James Street (foreground) and Central Avenue (left). The statistics given with the print indicate the plant has a "daily killing capacity" of 12,000 hogs, 4,000 cattle, and 5,000 sheep. It also provides total shipments for the "last fiscal year": 632,575,000 lbs. of meat, 40,000,000 lbs of canned meat, and 75,000,000 lbs of lard.

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Photograph of Electric Park at night, once located at 46th Street and The Paseo. This vantage point faces southeast across Mirror Lake (also known as Pleasure Lake) and shows the two Electric Park Illumination Towers.

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Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal and side view of Western Ice Service Company, Plant No. 125; built in 1911 and located at the western corner of 42nd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the east side of Pennsylvania Avenue between Archibald Avenue and 42nd Street.

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Photograph of Elizabeth Gates Reeves, a production manager at Donnelly Garment Company.

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Photograph with full, front view of the first Jackson County courthouse located in Independence, Missouri. It is the oldest courthouse west of the Mississippi River.

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Photograph of the Metropolitan Hotel located at 5th Street and May Street, southeast corner. Also known as The City hotel according to the scrapbook newspaper clipping.

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Circa 1925 photograph of Grace English Lutheran Church in the winter at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Madison Avenue. Part of the Ohio Synod and dedicated October 9, 1921. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the north side of 43rd Street between Madison Avenue and Summit Street.

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Photograph of the Jackson County Juvenile Court Building, also known as Jackson County Parental School. This vantage point faces east-southeast from the southwest corner of Locust Street and 13th Street.

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Photograph of a man spraying water from a large hose near another man riding a tractor in the Kansas City Stockyards. Handwritten in pencil on the back of photo are the words: "Cleaning pen before another feeding."

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Muehlebach Hotel; located on the southwest corner of 12th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

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Circa 1932 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City refrigerated route supply station, No. 202, called the Swope Park Station; located at the southwest corner of 67th Street and Myrtle Avenue.

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