Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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Photograph with slide description: "Waiting room, Union Station, K.C., Mo. (1932)." This vantage point faces north-northwest into the waiting room from the lobby.

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Circa 1928 photograph with view of the Bruce Dodson Insurance Company, once located at the southeast corner of 28th Street and Wyandotte Street and faces 28th.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Butler Motor Company; located on 26th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Sign on building reads Dodge Brothers Motor Car. Other automobile signs down the street include Auburn, Hudson, Essex, Simons-Wiles, Buick, etc. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Walnut Street, Grand Avenue, and 26th Street.

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Willys-Overland, Incorporated; located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and 25th Street. Sign also says Willys Knight Overland and another sign on the building reads Holzmark Motor Company. This vantage point faces east at the intersection of 25th and Grand.

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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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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Goodrich Building at the northeast corner of 23rd Street and Grand Avenue.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Southwest Motor Car Company, located at the southeast corner 26th Street, Walnut Street, and Grand Avenue. Building sign says Hall Brothers and another sign says Pierce Arrow.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Studebaker Riley Company, located at the southwest corner of 26th Street and Grand Avenue. This vantage point faces west from the northeast corner of 26th and Grand.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street. A Packard sign on the building is pictured.

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Photograph with slide description: "Across the plaza, Liberty Memorial from the southeast; K.C., Mo. 9-20-1926."

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Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

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Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

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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.