Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library

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Postcard of the Country Club Plaza at night in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces west-southwest from Main Street near its intersection with 46th Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief letter to Maymie Winston of Nevada, Missouri.

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Postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Linwood and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Toothe in Galesburg, Illinois.

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Postcard of the Ararat Temple at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Central Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 11th and Central. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the temple and a short letter to Bertha Fleming in St. Joseph, Missouri.

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Postcard of the Plaza Laundry Company in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces south at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and 42nd Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief advertisement for Plaza Laundry Company to local resident E.C. Edwards.

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Postcard of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Building, located at the northwest corner of 11th and Oak Streets in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This postcard faces northwest from an elevated vantage point catty-corner to the Telephone Building. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter to Amelia Cane of Alpine, New York.

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Postcard of the Grand Avenue Temple Building, located at the southeast corner of 9th and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured behind and to the left is the Grand Avenue Temple Methodist Episcopal Church. This postcard faces southeast from an elevated vantage point catty-corner to the Grand Avenue Temple Building. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Louis Shirley Clapper of Unionville, Missouri.

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Postcard of Saint Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Linwood Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to S.N. Reikle of Elmira, Missouri.

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Postcard of the Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces west-northwest on the 4400 block of Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). Although the original building pictured still stands, it is now obstructed from view on J C Nichols Parkway by hospital extension to the east. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Ernestine Gold-Smith of Clinton, Missouri.

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Postcard of the B.P.O. Elks Club No. 26 in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 7th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Helen Ader of Minneapolis.

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Postcard of the B.P.O. Elks Club No. 26 in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 7th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard). The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Ivanhoe Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces east-southeast at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. George Hayward of Rutledge, Missouri.

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Postcard of the Ivanhoe Masonic Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces south-southeast just east of the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the temple and a short letter to Carry Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

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