First St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church at Forest Avenue and 53rd Street

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Photograph of the first St. Francis Xavier Church, constructed at the northwest corner of 53rd Street and Forest Avenue in 1910. The building was destroyed by a fire on September 19, 1925.

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Modern Location: 
1180 East 53rd Street
Kansas City, MO
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City–St. Joseph. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City–St. Joseph.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
Photograph Collection, St. Francis Xavier Parish
Digital Object Identifier: 
CA-PH-STFRANCISXAVIER-0001
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