Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Automobile dealerships

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This photograph was taken looking west-northwest on 15th Street (now Truman Road) between Campbell and Harrison Streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Highway 71 and Interstate Highway 670. An advertisement for Benzo-Gas is shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards. Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and Bake Rite Auto Painting are also pictured.

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A trash collection truck provided by the Country Club District Homes Associations, parked outside of George H. Welsh Motors at 420 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north on Ward Parkway between Broadway Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.