Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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Photograph of the rear of the Montgomery Ward building at the northeast corner of St John Avenue and Belmont Boulevard. This vantage point faces south towards the complex from Indian Mound Point (Indian Mound Park).

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Photograph of the Perry Orphans' Home and grounds, located at Westport Road and Belleview. This vantage point faces north-northwest from the intersection of 43rd Street (Westport Road) and Jarboe Street.

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Photograph looking west from the northwest corner of 69th Street and Prospect Avenue, showing a sidewalk in disrepair. The caption states, "2. Camera 20 feet East of rear door in South side of Grocery store on Northwest corner of 69th & Prospect, looking West, showing condition of sidewalk. Claim #8157 Claimant Elsie Kirkpatrick."

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Photograph looking south on Monroe Avenue between 69th Street and 70th Street.

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Photograph with caption, "looking east where widened 52nd Street would connect with Wornall Road." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Photograph with caption, "looking east on 52nd Street from Wornall Road." The photograph's annotations show proposed road improvements.

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Photograph with caption, "looking northeast along 52nd Street from Central Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of residential districts Romanelli Gardens (foreground) and Armour Hills (background) near 69th and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces east-northeast.

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Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street from Charlotte Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Photograph with caption, "looking northeast along Wyandotte Street across 52nd Street showing proposed widening for the Main Street extension." Several homes, a woman, and a child riding a tricycle on the sidewalk are shown.

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Photograph with caption, "Main Street looking north toward 40th Street showing the depressed street grade that should be raised to meet existing yard levels and the new new curb lines fixed by recent condemnation."

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Photograph with caption, "looking north from Park Land at 48th Street and Country Club Car Line, showing approach of proposed trafficway to widened east 48th Street." Park Lane Hotel, St. Luke's Hospital, and Ponce De Leon Hotel, and three unidentified children are pictured.

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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.