Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

23rd Street

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Photographs

Photograph of eight women at a sewing class at the Guadalupe Center.

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Photograph with slide description, "Babies in cribs, nursery at St. Vincent's, K.C., Mo." St. Vincent's was located at the northeast corner of Walrond Avenue and 23rd Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description, "Looking W. over S. end of W. Bottoms, 23rd St. Viaduct, American Royal, sheep & mule barns: K. C., Mo." This vantage point faces west from the western end of Reservoir Place (presently 20th Terrace) and shows Terrace Place (foreground), Allen Avenue (center), and 23rd Street Viaduct (background).

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Goodrich Building at the northeast corner of 23rd Street and Grand Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph looking northwest on Brook Street (presently Allen Avenue) between Fairmount Avenue and 23rd Street Trafficway (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez). The Cudahy Packing Company is pictured in the background.

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Photographs

Photograph looking southwest from the 23rd Street Viaduct from the current intersection of Avenida Cesar E Chavez and American Royal Drive. The Kansas City Belt Railroad Bridge is pictured in the background.

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Photographs

Photograph of unidentified boys before a grocery and drugstore at the northeast corner of 23rd Street (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east on Summit Street just north of 23rd Street.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Washington Monument pointing south at its original location near the center of Washington Square Park. This bronze equestrian statue is a replica of one designed by Henry Merwin Shrady for display in Brooklyn, New York. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station in the background. The defunct 23rd Street between Grand Avenue and Main Street is shown behind the monument to the center and right.

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Postcards

Postcard of the baggage area at Union Station, currently used by the United States Postal Service. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Union Station in the background.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Amberg Club's Guadalupe Center Settlement House (right) and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (left). This vantage point faces south from the northwest corner of the intersection of 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Madison Avenue.

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church located at 901 W. 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez). The Amberg Club Guadalupe Center Settlement Home in the adjacent house to the west. This vantage point faces southwest from the north side of 23rd Street just east of Madison Avenue.

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Photographs

Circa 1932 photograph with side view of a City Ice Company of Kansas City delivery truck described as "six-wheel, 63-cake Diamond T., used as transfer truck." The truck is parked outside of the Locust Street entrance of General Hospital with two unidentified people. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Locust Street between 23rd Street and 24th 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.