Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Armour Boulevard

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Photographs

Circa 1940 photograph of the Park Central Hotel located at 300-02 E. Armour Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. Entrance to the building is in view from street level. The structure was built in 1929 and is part of the Armour/Gillham Historic Apartment-Hotel District.

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Photographs

Photograph of the unidentified participants at the South Central Business Association Inaugural Dinner Dance and 17th Annual Frolic at the Hotel Bellerive. Garrett L. Smalley is listed as the ex-president of the organization and Herbert T. Hilscher as the president.

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Postcards

Postcard showing The Paseo looking north from Armour Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

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Photographs

Reunion of Central High School graduating class of 1878 with their teacher, Mary Harmon Weeks, held at Newbern Hotel in 1928. Pictured from left to right: Sam Daniels, Kattie Proctor, Robert Shoan, Mary Harmon [Weeks], Lindley Coates, William Dewey, Lulu Butterfield, and John Gilday. Weeks was a leader in the public kindergarten movement and started the first Parent Teacher Association in Missouri. She was also the first president of the Anthenaeum, the oldest active Kansas City women's club, founded in 1894.

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Correspondence

Letter from Sophia Tritts to Mr. Hargis regarding church charity in the Kansas City area.

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Photographs

Photograph of "streamlined" Safety Zones intended to protect patrons at streetcar stops, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast on Main Street from just north of Armour Boulevard.

Object Type: 
Photographs

This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Broadway Boulevard facing towards the intersection of Armour and Broadway.