Benton School

Description: 

Postcard of the Benton School, located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard. Students are pictured performing calisthenics while a Victrola plays a record. This vantage point faces north from the school grounds towards the south side of the school building. It was later renamed the D. A. Holmes School honoring the late pastor of the Paseo Baptist Church.

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Date: 
1922
Modern Location: 
3000 Benton Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
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Point of view: 
39.07033, -94.5502
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)
Digital Object Identifier: 
20000449
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