Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

27th Street

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Postcards

Postcard of the 27th Street bridge over Vine Street in Troost Park (now Troost Lake Park), Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west just east of Highland Avenue and to the south of the bridge, and shows the Christian Church Hospital in the distance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the bridge and a short letter from Nellie Shadbolt to her husband G.A. Shadbolt.

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Photographs

This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl. at this time). Douglass School was built in 1890 as a public school for African Americans.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Troost Park Lake, taken looking north near the intersection of The Paseo and Troost Lake Drive.

Object Type: 
Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a woman standing under a Hawthorne tree by Troost Lake. Lauder notes with the picture: "Don't Mutilate". This vantage point faces north-northeast with the 27th Street Viaduct over Vine Street in the background.