Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl. at this time). Douglass School was built in 1890 as a public school for African Americans.

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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 north towards Southwest Boulevard on Broadway just south of 21st Street

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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 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 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 south-southeast on Broadway Boulevard facing towards the intersection of Armour and Broadway.

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

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This photograph was taken looking south on The Paseo just north of 45th Street 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 Main Street just south of 16th Street.

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This photograph was taken looking east on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just west of Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Highway 71 and Interstate Highway 670.

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