Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Doors & doorways

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Photograph of the entrance to College Inn, including signs advertising the Drumboogie Cavaliers playing nightly, as well as floor shows and dancing.

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Most any morning about 8:30 found Mr. J. C. Nichols entering the office at 310 Ward Parkway Boulevard. Iron grillwork originally on the main doors was removed because doors were too heavy to be pushed open easily. This vantage point faces north on Ward Parkway between Central Street and Broadway Street.

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Brentnall Shop at 217 W. 47th Street, specializing in corsets, lingerie, and hosiery. This vantage point faces south on 47th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

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The Avon Shop opened October 1, 1924 at 108 W. 47th Street on the first floor of the Tower Building. This vantage point faces north on 47th Street just west of Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway).

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Martha Washington Candy Shop located at 215 West 47th Street. This vantage point faces south on 47th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

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Close up exterior view of the Oak Street entrance to the J. C. Nichols School, now known as Académie Lafayette. This building is located at the southeastern corner of Oak Street and 69th Street.

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Main entrance into the J. C. Nichols Companies building. Iron grillwork originally on the main doors was removed because doors were too heavy to be pushed open easily. This vantage point faces north on Ward Parkway between Central Street and Broadway Street.

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A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira from the Smiths' doorway. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.