Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

39th Street

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Photographs

Circa 1920 photograph with slide description, "Girls from Westport Jr. High playing ball south of Hyde Park; Kansas City, Mo." This vantage point faces southeast on the west side of Gillham Road between 38th Street and 39th Street. The Santa Fe Trail Marker on Gillham Road is pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph looking north from the south side of intersection of 39th Street and Main Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph of Locust Street looking north between 39th Street and 40th Street. Locust Street north of 39th Street and the residence at 3826 Locust are shown in the distance.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Ivanhoe Park Congregational Church at the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and 39th Street. This vantage point faces southwest from the northeast corner of 39th and Michigan.

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Photographs

Photograph with exterior view of Westport High School at 39th and McGee (Hyde Park Ave) and Oak Streets. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the hill overlooking Gillham Road just north of its intersection with 39th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 22, Leeds, built in 1917. It was located between 39th Street to the north, 40th Street to the south, the Missouri Pacific Railroad to west, and Holden Avenue to the east. Holden is a defunct street one block east of Bennington Avenue. This vantage point faces southeast from the intersection of 39th Street and Bennington and shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad in the foreground.

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Postcards

Postcard showing Manheim Road at 39th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest down Manheim Road from the intersection of 39th Street, Virginia Avenue, and Manheim Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Grace Justice of Wichita, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph of the altar of St. James Church, Kansas City, Missouri.

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Leaflets

Mailing to Kansas City Democratic voters, encouraging them to turn out early and vote for Lloyd C. Stark for Governor and Ernest S. Gantt for Supreme Court Judge of Missouri.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking west towards Bell Street from the intersection of 39th Street and Genessee Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards to the left and a Crown Drug Company building to the right.

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Photographs

A color glass plate positive photograph of people playing tennis at the Gillham Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces west near on Kenwood Avenue from just south of 39th Street.

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.