Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Automobile service stations

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the President Hotel; located on the northeast corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue. A gasoline station called Pen-Jac and a parking lot is also in view.

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Photograph looking south along Broadway Boulevard from just north of 17th Street.

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Photograph with full frontal and side view of Kansas City Club building looking northwest from 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue. A small gas station is visible on the south side of 13th Street.

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Photograph of H. H. Trenton Tires and Accessories (right) at the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Monroe Avenue. The Monark Gasoline and Oil Company (left) is also pictured at the southeast corner of Independence and Monroe. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the northeast corner of Independence and Askew Avenue.

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Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue. This vantage point faces west on 31st Street between Drury Avenue and Oakley Avenue and shows the intersection of 31st and Van Brunt at the traffic light. The Milton Moore School on the south side of 31st between Cypress and Elmwood is pictured at the top of the hill, half obstructed by trees.

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Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue. This vantage point faces west on 31st Street between Drury Avenue and Oakley Avenue and shows the intersection of 31st and Van Brunt at the traffic light. The Milton Moore School on the south side of 31st between Cypress and Elmwood is pictured at the top of the hill, half obstructed by trees.

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Circa 1932 photograph with full side view of City Ice House Company Oil and Ice Station A-1; located in Overland Park, Kansas. This station also sold Red Crown gasoline.

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This photograph was taken looking west-southwest near the south entrance of Benton Boulevard just north of Swope Parkway.

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This picture was taken looking northwest just south of the intersection of 71st Street (now Gregory Boulevard) and Wornall Road. In November 1925, a shopping center known as Romanelli Shops was completed at the southwest corner of Wornall Road and 71st Street. These shops included R. L. Fish and Sons Grocers, Mason's Pharmacy, O. D. Stewart Barber Shop, Ambassador Cleaners, and a Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store.

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Standard Oil Company Filling Station planned, designed and constructed by the J. C. Nichols Company for the Standard Oil Company. This vantage point faces northeast on Brookside Boulevard just south of 62nd Terrace.

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Northwest view from the southeast corner of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue), showing a gas station.

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Exterior view of the White Eagle Oil and Refining Company Filling Station at 46th Terrace and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). A black automobile and one driver are outside the filling station. This picture was taken looking northwest on Mill Creek Parkway just south of 46th Terrace.

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