Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Baltimore Avenue

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Photographs

Photograph looking north along Baltimore from the southwest corner of 12th and Baltimore. Shows Baltimore Hotel as the Hoover headquarters, outfitted with political decorations for the Republican National Convention.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Muehlebach Hotel; located on the southwest corner of 12th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

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Photographs

Circa 1923 photograph of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks posed at the Plantation Grille, Muehlebach Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured standing is Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders; seated from left is Kohlman, Nordberg, Estep, Williams, McLean, and J. Thiell.

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Photographs

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Security National Bank Building at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Baltimore Avenue. This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of 10th and Baltimore and shows Shubert Theatre on the left.

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Photographs

Photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the second Orpheum Theater. This vantage point faces southwest on Baltimore Avenue from just south of 12th Street.

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Pamphlets

Booklet touting the new Kansas City Club building, to be located at the northwest corner of 13th and Baltimore, planned to be "nine or more stories high" and containing "all features and departments essential to an up to date club," including a billiard room, ladies' dining room, barber shop, Turkish bath, and "seventy-five to one hundred bed rooms." Total cost for the new facilty is projected to be $1,000,000. Membership requirements are included.

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Books

Report prepared by the Kansas City Public Service Institute, under the direction of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, surveying the Kansas City Police Department.

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Correspondence

Letter from the Special Subscriptions Committee of the Charities and Unemployment Relief Fund campaign acting as an official invitation for William T. Kemper, Sr. to serve as a member of the Committee.

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Programs
Drawings

Program for a "Testimonial Dinner in honor of Henry M. Beardsley", President of the Young Men's Christian Association in Kansas City, Missouri for the Diamond Jubilee of the organziation. Included is a portrait drawing of Beardsley and a history of the organization.

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Programs

Program for a banquet in honor of Colonel Conrad H. Mann commemorating his twenty-five years of distinguished civic service to Kansas City, and his sixty-eighth birthday. Along with the program order and dinner menu, the document includes highlights of Mann's accomplishments and a portrait photograph of Mann.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Kansas City Club Building at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 13th and Baltimore. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. John Alran of Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Kansas City Power and Light Company Building at night, located at the corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue. This vantage point faces north-northwest from several blocks south of the 34-story building. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter from one Bonnie Marie to Mr. Eugene Wooden of Lanesboro, Minnesota.

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