Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Buildings

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Photograph with slide description: "Weber Gas Engine Plant, Kansas City, Mo. (1926)." This vantage point faces east on the west side of Winchester Avenue between 11th Street and 12th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Willys-Overland, Incorporated; located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and 25th Street. Sign also says Willys Knight Overland and another sign on the building reads Holzmark Motor Company. This vantage point faces east at the intersection of 25th and Grand.

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Drawings

Circa 1928 drawing with frontal and side view of G. T. O'Maley, Incorporated, authorized Ford automobile sales and service; located on the southeast corner of 18th and McGee streets.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Insurance Building, located at the northwest corner of Oak Street and 10th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with partial side view of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company; once located at 1100 W. 8th Street. Sign on building in this view says Vassar Chocolates. This vantage point faces northwest across 8th Street just west of Jarboe Street (defunct).

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description: "Selling ice from Salvation Army Penny Ice truck, K.C., Mo." This vantage point faces northeast from the northwest corner of 13th Street and Summit Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Faxon and Gallagher Drug Company; located on the northwest corner of 8th Street and Broadway Boulevard. Picture taken in winter with snow on the street. Negbaur & Sons business is also in view at 704 Broadway Boulevard.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company. This vantage point faces west from the northeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Broadway Boulevard.

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Photographs

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Sharp Building, located on the northwest corner of 11th and Walnut streets. Businesses in view include Federmann's Drugstore, Olney Music Company, Woolf Brothers, etc.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street. A Packard sign on the building is pictured.

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Photographs

Circa 1935 photograph of the Medical Arts Building at the northwest corner of 34th Street and Broadway Boulevard.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Graham Paper Company, once located at the northeast corner of 6th Street and Broadway Boulevard. Other businesses in view include Kansas City Furnace Company and Sleek-Warwick Paper Company.

Pages

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.