Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Billboard posters

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Photographs of billboards along the east side of McGee Street Trafficway at the 26th Street Overpass. Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, Dey Motor Car Company, City Bank, and Herbert V. Jones & Company are advertised.

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This photograph of the East Side Business District was taken looking east on 10th Street just west of Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southwest on the west side of the Troost Avenue and 17th Street intersection in Kansas City, Missouri. Advertisements for Benzo-Gas and Harris-Goar are shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards. Troost Avenue carlines, City-Center Junk Co., and a sign for 'veneered panels' also shown.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Broadway Boulevard facing towards the intersection of Armour and Broadway.

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This photograph was taken looking east on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just west of Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Highway 71 and Interstate Highway 670.

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This photograph was taken looking south on The Paseo just north of 45th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

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This photograph was taken looking west on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just east of Garfield Avenue.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Main Street just south of 16th Street.

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This photograph was taken looking west-northwest on 8th Street between Oak and Locust Streets.

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This photograph was taken looking north on McGee Trafficway just south of 26th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Crown Center. Advertisements for Benzo-Gas, Milky Way, and the Kansas City Civic Grand Opera Company are pictured.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southwest at the intersection of 18th Street and The Paseo. A Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building and a billboard poster for Harris-Goar is shown in the background.

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This photograph was taken looking west on 31st Street just west of Gillham Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

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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.