Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Monarch Milling Company. Sign on side says King of Kansas Flour. This vantage point faces southeast near the intersection of Flora Avenue (presently Quebec Street) and Armour Road. The facility was demolished in 2012.

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Circa 1928 photograph with rear and side view of the Walsix Building, located at the southwest corner of 6th and Walnut streets. This vantage point faces north on the east side of Walnut Street between 6th Street and 7th Street.

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Photograph of girls dancing outside of the Mattie Rhodes Neighborhood Center at 1734 Jefferson.

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Photograph with slide description, "Patients at Children's Mercy Hospital enjoying a show put on by the Junior League, K.C., Mo."

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Circa 1930 photograph with slide description, "Looking W. over S. end of W. Bottoms, 23rd St. Viaduct, American Royal, sheep & mule barns: K. C., Mo." This vantage point faces west from the western end of Reservoir Place (presently 20th Terrace) and shows Terrace Place (foreground), Allen Avenue (center), and 23rd Street Viaduct (background).

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Argyle Building; located on the northeast corner of 12th and McGee streets. Shows Katz Drug Store as first floor tenant.

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Circa 1928 photograph with distant view of the Kansas City Journal-Post Building, located on the east side of Oak Street between 22nd Street and 23rd Street. Also shows Hospital Hill and the Midwest Oldsmobile Company. This vantage point faces southeast from the Coca-Cola Building at 2107 Grand Avenue.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Montgomery Ward's building, located on the northeast corner of Belmont Boulevard and Saint John Avenue.

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Montgall Hotel, located at the northwest corner of 15th Street (Truman Road) and Montgall Avenue. Also in the building are a Western Union office, cafes, book store, and the Gospel Trumpet Company.

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Photograph with an interior view of an adult class of women with children, learning the English language at the Mexican Christian Mission, 2322 Mercier Street.

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Photograph with slide description, "Babies in cribs, nursery at St. Vincent's, K.C., Mo." St. Vincent's was located at the northeast corner of Walrond Avenue and 23rd Street.

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Photograph with slide description, "Air view over Swift's plant to Stock Exchange; Kansas City, Mo. (1927)."

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.