Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Apartment houses

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Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

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Photograph of people playing tennis at the North Terrace Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the southwest corner of Gladstone Boulevard and St John Avenue.

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Photograph of the Ford Assembly Plant at the intersection of 10th Street and Winchester Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast on the north side of 12th Street between Ewing Avenue and Winchester Avenue.

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Photograph with slide description: "Selling ice from Salvation Army Penny Ice truck, K.C., Mo." This vantage point faces northeast from the northwest corner of 13th Street and Summit Street.

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Photograph with caption, "looking east from the heights of the old quarry. Note that Main Street is higher than the land on either side."

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Photograph of the Mark Twain Apartment building located at the southeast corner of 48th Street and Roanoke Parkway.

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Circa 1934 photograph looking west down Armour Boulevard from Locust Street. The building in on the right is the Georgian Court at the corner of Armour Boulevard and Locust Street. Beyond that is Park Central under construction.

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Photograph with caption, "looking northeast along Wyandotte Street across 52nd Street showing proposed widening for the Main Street extension." Several homes, a woman, and a child riding a tricycle on the sidewalk are shown.

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Photograph with caption, "proposed extension of Brookside Boulevard north to connect with Main at 41st Street." At the time, Brookside Boulevard was to be extended north until 41st Street were it would meet with Main Street. The Country Club Car Line, Ponce de Leon Hotel, 47th Street, St. Luke's Hospital, Park Lane Hotel, and Plaza Shops are pictured looking north.

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Photograph with caption, "Brush Creek Boulevard and Country Club Plaza [looking west] from roof of Sophian Plaza." The annotations on the photogaph label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Photograph with caption, "Main Street looking north toward 40th Street showing the depressed street grade that should be raised to meet existing yard levels and the new new curb lines fixed by recent condemnation."

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Photograph with caption, "proposed trafficway in 48th Street looking west from Oak 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.