Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Aladdin Hotel

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Object Type: 
Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Aladdin Hotel. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard of The Aladdin, "The Hotel with a Personality", located on the east side of Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes an advertisement for the hotel and a short letter to Mrs. Leonard Salverson of Hiawatha, Kansas.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter to Sam M. Wear from the Aladdin Hotel commenting on Harry S. Truman: "If some one don't stop him, it looks like he will back in Independence looking for a job. Don't you think so?"

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.