Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Houses

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Photograph of a small home at 1310 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee. McGee instructed Henry F. McElroy to visit this house to obtain further instructions for the payment of ransom and release of McElroy's daughter, Mary McElroy. This vantage point was taken facing north on State Avenue between N 13th Street and N 14th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photograph of a home at 5718 County Line Road (now 47th Street), Shawnee, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee. McGee held Mary McElroy captive in the basement of this residence for $60,000 ransom. He later accepted $30,000 for her release. This vantage point faces east from just north of 47th Street.

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Photograph of a home at 5718 County Line Road (now 47th Street), Shawnee, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee. McGee held Mary McElroy captive in the basement of this residence for $60,000 ransom. He later accepted $30,000 for her release. This vantage point faces northeast from 47th Street.

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Photograph of James A. Reed and Nell Donnelly Reed's home at 5236 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri. The caption reads, "#1 Southside of Senator Reed's home. Camera pointing north. By Rich S. Welch, Operator."

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Photograph of the former residence of the deceased Professor Riel William Foster, once located at 1215 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on The Paseo between 12th Street and 13th Street. Foster was the principal of the Douglass School from 1886-1912 and then the Wendell Phillips School until his death in 1916.

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Photograph of the residence of L. E. Bailer, once located at 919 Woodland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Woodland Avenue between 9th Street and 10th Street.

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Photograph of the residence of Winston and Addie Holmes, once located at 2221 Michigan Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Michigan Avenue between 22nd Street and 23nd Street. The sign affixed to the front of the house reads: "Pianos, Tuned & Repaired"

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Photograph of the residence of Professor James D. Bowser, once located at 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest at the intersection of 24th Street and The Paseo.

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Photograph of the residence of J. H. Bryant, once located at 2407 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Highland Avenue, just south of 24th Street.

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Photograph of the residence of Anna H. Jones, located at 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Montgall Avenue, just north of 25th Street.

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Photograph of the residence of Dr. Solomon H. Thompson, once located at 1321 North 8th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces east on North 8th Street, just south of Everett Avenue.

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Photograph of the residence of J. H. Bryant, once located at 2316 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Highland Avenue between 23rd Street and 24th Street.

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