Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Buildings

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Photograph of a nature class with caged animals and children at the Minute Circle Friendly House. This vantage point faces northeast towards the west side of the building.

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Circa 1928 photograph with view of the Bruce Dodson Insurance Company, once located at the southeast corner of 28th Street and Wyandotte Street and faces 28th.

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Home Trust Company located at 1117-19 Walnut Street. Gradwohl Jewelers is visible next door at 1121 Walnut Street. Gate City Optical Company is located in the Home Trust Building. This vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Walnut Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view identified on the photograph as the National Fidelity Life Insurance Building, also known as the Continental Building. It was located at the southwest corner of 10th Street and Walnut Street.

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Montgall Hotel, located at the northwest corner of 15th Street (Truman Road) and Montgall Avenue. Also in the building are a Western Union office, cafes, book store, and the Gospel Trumpet Company.

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Photograph of the rear of the Montgomery Ward building at the northeast corner of St John Avenue and Belmont Boulevard. This vantage point faces south towards the complex from Indian Mound Point (Indian Mound Park).

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the first Bryant Building; once located on the southwest corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with partial frontal street level view of the Home Trust Company, located at 1117-1119 Walnut Street. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Walnut Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the New England Building; located on the northeast corner of 9th and Wyandotte streets.

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

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Keith and Perry Building, once located at the southwest corner of Walnut Street and 9th Street. Sign on building says Western Exchange Bank. Christmas decorations seen along 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.