Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Merritt Outdoor Advertising Co.

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This photograph was taken looking west on 19th Street just east of Grand Avenue.

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This photograph was taken looking north at the intersection of the Troost Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Troost carlines, M&C Pharmacy, and a sign for 'veneered panels' are shown in the picture.

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This photograph was taken looking west-northwest on 8th Street between Oak and Locust Streets.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on the west side of Troost Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Advertisements for Creme Oil and the 1925 film "Wages for Wives" are shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southwest at the intersection of 18th Street and The Paseo. A Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building and a billboard poster for Harris-Goar is shown in the background.

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This photograph of the Southeast Side Business District was taken looking southeast from the intersection of Prospect Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are four Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards. 18th & Prospect Drugstore and stores located on two of the other corners. Prospect Avenue, 18th Street, 27th Street, and Indiana Avenue carline tracks are pictured.

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This photograph was taken looking east on 12th Street just west of Park Avenue.

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This photograph was taken looking west on 31st Street just west of Gillham Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

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This photograph was taken looking north Prospect Avenue from just south of 20th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards and the Prospect Ave Carlines and the 27th Street Carline.

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This photograph was taken looking north on McGee Trafficway from just south of 24th Street (now Pershing Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards to the right and downtown Kansas City in the background.

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This photograph was taken looking east on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just west of Poplar Street. Billboard posters for Benzo-Gas and Milky Way are shown.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Virgina Avenue facing towards an advertisement for Benzo-Gas at 1325 East 8th Street.

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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.