Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Billboard posters

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Photographs of billboards along the east side of McGee Street Trafficway at the 26th Street Overpass. Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, Dey Motor Car Company, City Bank, and Herbert V. Jones & Company are advertised.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Virgina Avenue facing towards an advertisement for Benzo-Gas at 1325 East 8th Street.

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This photograph was taken looking east-northeast on 31st Street just west of Walnut Street in Kansas City, Missouri. An advertisement for the film "Outside the Law" is pictured.

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This photograph was taken looking east on 8th Street just east of Flora Avenue.

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This photograph was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Pershing Road.

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This photograph was taken looking north on Broadway Boulevard just north of 25th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The pictured portion of Broadway Boulevard has since been demolished and diverted to the west. The picture was taken where the Kansas City Internal Revenue Service (IRS) complex now stands.

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This photograph was taken looking west-northwest at the intersection of 6th Street Trafficway and Grand Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Almost all of the buildings in this photograph were demolished for the construction of Interstate Highway 35/70. Advertisements for Dodge, Harris-Goar, Creme Oil, and the 1925 film "Wages for Wives" are shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards. Also pictured is the Portland Hotel Annex and an autopark.

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This photograph was taken looking north towards Southwest Boulevard on Broadway just south of 21st Street

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This photograph was taken looking east-southeast on 12th Street near Virginia Avenue.

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This photograph of the East Side Business District was taken looking east on 10th Street just west of Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

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

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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.