Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Children

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Photograph of the Our Lady of Sorrows Music Class of 1920. Some of the students are hold lutes, violins, and classical guitars.

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Photograph of Columbus Park looking northeast from atop the Karnes Public School at the southwest corner of Charlotte Street and Pacific Street. Pictured are the St. John Bosco Center (center background) and Holy Rosary Church (right background) with the parochial school to the right.

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Photograph of one boy and one girl posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. This vantage point faces east with the south entrance of the Holy Cross Catholic School on the right.

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Photograph of the fourth grade class of 1930 at the Holy Cross School. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church.

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Photograph of Rita North with one boy and two girls posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. North read the Act of Consecration that day. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.

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Photograph of Nicholas Madgey, Francis Ruyssers, Joseph Ruyssers, and Henry Ruyssers (left to right) standing by the Ruyssers family Model T Ford. Motor cars were rare in the Holy Cross parish and with few automobile laws, Henry Ruyssers could drive his siblings and friends around the neighborhood even though he was in grade school.

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Photograph of the Holy Rosary Catholic School Parent-Teacher Association meeting in April, 1940. Present are local clergy, parents, and students. Written on the blackboards are lists of students who are "Go Getters", "Chumps", "Ramblers", "Hot Shots", "Stouges", and "Scatter Brain". Other buildings in Columbus Park can be seen through the windows in the background.

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Photograph of the Holy Rosary Catholic School Parent-Teacher Association meeting in April, 1940. Present are local clergy, parents, and students posed around a donation box. Written on the blackboards are lists of students who are "Go Getters", "Chumps", "Ramblers", "Hot Shots", "Stouges", and "Scatter Brain". Other buildings in Columbus Park can be seen through the windows in the background.

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Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of children are playing baseball at Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration. There is a stone structure in the background.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Myers Memorial, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo at 10th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards Myers Memorial from the intersection of 10th Street and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pearl Gordon of St Joseph, Missouri.

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1926-1927 photograph of LeRoy Anthony, Thelma Anthony-Scott, and Ruby Anthony-Miller posed on an imitation reindeer during their visit with Santa Claus at the Jones Store in downtown, Kansas City, Missouri.

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1937-1938 photograph of Willetta Anthony, youngest sister of LeRoy Anthony, standing by an unidentified young boy [Eddo?].

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