Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Blue Valley

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Photographs

Circa 1940 photograph with an interior view of students at Meservey School kindergarten. The children are playing as Kansas City Fire Department fire personnel.

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Photographs

Photograph a distant exterior view of the Milton Moore School located on the south side of 31st Street between Cypress Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. It was named for Col. Milton Moore, a member of the Board of Education. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Cypress Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph with an interior view of Seven Oaks School kindergarten with children seated in chairs listenting to a story read by their teacher, Miss Gladys Wilson. The children's names and addresses are included on a separate sheet that accompanies the photograph. Construction of the Seven Oaks School was completed in 1927.

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Photographs

Photograph with an exterior street level view of Sanford B. Ladd School located on the north side of 37th Street, between Bellefontaine Avenue to Walrond Avenue (Benton Boulevard). It was named after the attorney for the school board for more than 40 years. This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of Benton and 37th. This photograph was taken prior to 1922 when the school's additions were constructed.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Sanford B. Ladd School students attending to the school garden. This vantage point faces northwest from atop the southwest corner of the original Ladd School building (before the 1922 addition). The houses at 3624, 3626, and 3630 Bellefontaine Avenue are pictured to the left.

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Photographs

Photograph with a full exterior, street level view of Manchester School, once located at the southwest corner of Winchester Avenue and 15th Street (Truman Road). This vantage point faces southwest from the northwest corner of 15th and Winchester.

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Drawings

Circa 1928 drawing showing the full frontal and side view of the Southard Feed and Milling Company plant at 17th Street and Cookson Avenue (Potter Avenue), Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photographs

Photograph with an aerial view of the industrial area looking south along the Blue River. Streets shown include Independence Road (presently Wilson Road) (foreground), Independence Avenue (center), and 12th Street (background). Ford Motor Company (right background) and the American Radiator Company (center background) are also pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph of the R. J. Delano School at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue. The small white sign in front reads: "PWA, Federal Emergency, Administration Public Works, R. J. Delano School, (last line unreadable)." School was designed for children with disabilities.

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Photographs

Photograph looking south on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph looking north on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

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Postcards

Postcard facing east on 37th Street (currently Stadium Drive) in Leeds, Missouri (now part of Kansas City). The Renick greenhouse and flower shop and the Leeds horseshoeing shop are pictured.

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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.