Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Anderson Photo Company

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Photograph with slide description, "Campfire Girls working on uniforms at the Whatsoever Community House, K.C., Mo."

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Aladdin Hotel. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street.

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Photograph of seated women waiting at the employment bureau maintained at the Young Women's Christian Association at 1020 McGee. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street. A Packard sign on the building is pictured.

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Photograph of children playing at the playground of the Mattie Rhodes Neighborhood Center and Day Nursery at 1734 Jefferson. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Lathrop Building, once located on the southeast corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Butler Motor Company; located on 26th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Sign on building reads Dodge Brothers Motor Car. Other automobile signs down the street include Auburn, Hudson, Essex, Simons-Wiles, Buick, etc. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Walnut Street, Grand Avenue, and 26th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Willys-Overland, Incorporated; located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and 25th Street. Sign also says Willys Knight Overland and another sign on the building reads Holzmark Motor Company. This vantage point faces east at the intersection of 25th and Grand.

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Circa 1928 photograph with distant view of the Kansas City Journal-Post Building, located on the east side of Oak Street between 22nd Street and 23rd Street. Also shows Hospital Hill and the Midwest Oldsmobile Company. This vantage point faces southeast from the Coca-Cola Building at 2107 Grand Avenue.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Commerce Trust Company, located at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Walnut Street.

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Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Missouri Savings Association Bank. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Walnut Street between 9th Street and 10th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of children posed on a slide at the Gillis Orphans' Home at the southwest corner of 81st Street and Wornall Road. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Pages

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.