Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

17th Street

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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 looking south along Broadway Boulevard from just north of 17th Street.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Kansas City Star Building, bounded by 17th Street, Grand Avenue, 18th Street, and McGee Street.

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Postcards

Postcard of the M. K. Goetz Brewing Company, built in 1936 at the northeast corner of 17th Street and Indiana Avenue. The card promotes Goetz Country Club Beer, "Made in Kansas City".

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Photographs

Photograph showing the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri. This parade, along with the Liberty Memorial dedication, took place over three days in late 1921: October 30, 31 and November 1st. This vantage point faces north on the east side of Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) between 17th Street and 18th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph of Saint Monica's Church and school, located at northeast corner of 17th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast from the southwest corner of 17th and Lydia.

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Photographs

Early 1920's photograph of the Southard Feed Mill, located at the southeast corner of 17th Street and Cookson Avenue (Potter Avenue).

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Photographs

Photograph of improvements made to Blue River south to the limits of Swope Park, Kansas City, for purposes of flood control, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest from just south of 15th Street (now Truman Road). This photograph was taken before the river was diverted to west of Manchester Avenue (now Manchester Trafficway). The Spear Brand Mills Inc. at the now defunct intersection of 17th Street and Potter Avenue can be seen in the right background behind the trees.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking northeast at the intersection of the Prospect Avenue and 17th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Two billboards are pictured: the left illustrates two faces and the following text, "Pricilla Dean, Don Chanby, Outside the law, Liberty Marriage?"; the right illustrates two people with the words "Milky Way" printed below.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking south-southwest on the west side of the Troost Avenue and 17th Street intersection in Kansas City, Missouri. Advertisements for Benzo-Gas and Harris-Goar are shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards. Troost Avenue carlines, City-Center Junk Co., and a sign for 'veneered panels' also shown.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a rock garden built by pupils at the John K. Stark School. The building is located at northwest corner of 17th Street and Stark Avenue.

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.