Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

18th & Vine

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Postcards

Postcard showing the bathing pool and bathhouse at The Grove, located at Benton Boulevard and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the bath house and wading pool from just north of the intersection of Benton Plaza (pictured left) and Bellefontaine Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. J. H. Cook of Oakland, California.

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Postcards

Postcard of the wading pool in The Grove, located at the southwestern corner of Benton Boulevard and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east from just north of Benton Plaza between Kansas Avenue and Agnes Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption and a letter to Mrs. and Mr. Joe Adams of Pittsburg, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph of Chester A. Franklin standing by the door of the Kansas City Call Building. The vantage point faces west on the south side of 18th Street with Lucille's Tavern in the background.

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Photographs

Photograph of two men walking away from a Crown Drug Company store at the northeast corner of 18th Street and Vine Street.

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Photographs

Photograph looking east on 18th Street from between The Paseo and Vine Street.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Contract for the sale of 1823 Highland Avenue, which was to become the headquarters of Musician's Protective Union No. 627. The property was sold for $4750.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Beau Brummel Club's 15th anniversary celebration at the Elk's Place Restaurant.

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Photographs

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Call building that appears to have been taken from inside an automobile.

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Photographs

Mid-1920s photograph of the Eblon Theater Orchestra with drummer Samuel "Baby" Lovett (far left) and musical director & ragtime composer James Scott (second from right).

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Photographs

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background.

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Ephemera

Ticket for Friday night dancing to the Rythm Musketeers, a "Broadcasting Dance Band." It notes that "Clubs and Lodges [are] given half of Profits."

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Photographs

Portrait of St. Stephen's Baptist Church pastor Rev. Raymond J. Jordan, whose home and work addresses and phone numbers are listed. Jordan also served as president of the General Baptist Convention of Missouri and Kansas.

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