Postcards

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Municipal Auditorium, Main Arena

Postcard of the main arena in Municipal Auditorium. The back of the card reads, "The main arena, largest unit of the auditorium, is best described as a gigantic oval stadium seating 15,000 persons, with a domed ceiling suspended 96 feet above the floor. Dimensions of the room are 301 by 291 feet....and the oval floor is 130 by 220 feet. Ceiling and roof are suspended without posts or pillars to obstruct the view of spectators."

Municipal Airport, Passenger Station

Postcard of the passenger station at the Municipal Airport.

Monument to Colonel Thomas H. Swope, In Swope Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast towards the memorial. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Ernest Vail of Stotesbury, Missouri.

Mission Hills, Kansas, Spirea Time

Postcard of spirea in bloom by a rustic bridge (likely over Brush Creek) in the Indian Hills neighborhood of Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a letter J.C. Nichols Investment Company to Dr. Albert E. Jones of Kansas City. The letter reads: "Spring is lovely in Mission Hills and Indian Hills. Summer, Fall and Winter each also makes its particular appeal. Horseback riding, hiking, skating, golf, tennis, picnicking, community meets and other outdoor pastimes are especially enjoyable in such beautiful surroundings."

Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas

Undated postcard view of businesses and automobiles on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

Main Waiting Room, Union Station, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the main waiting room at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from the southwestern corner of the waiting room. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. C. F. Wood of Minneapolis, Minnesota from her sister.

Main Street Theater

Postcard of Main Street Theater, built in 1921 at the southwest corner of 14th Street and Main Street. It was used for vaudeville and cinema and had a seating capacity of 3,000. A tunnel from the theater leading northwest to Hotel President was used by bootleggers fleeing law enforcement during Prohibition.

Main Street South from the Junction, by Night, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing Kansas City, Missouri from the Junction at 9th Street and Main Street. This vantage point faces south down Main Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. Otto Peel of Des Moines, Iowa from their son Carl.

Main Lobby, Hotel Muehlebach, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the Main Lobby of the Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. H. A. Stearns of Arcade, New York.

M. K. Goetz Brewing Company

Postcard of the M. K. Goetz Brewing Company, built in 1936 at the northeast corner of 17th Street and Indiana Avenue. The card promotes Goetz Country Club Beer, "Made in Kansas City".

Looking Northwest on Manheim Road, from 39th Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing Manheim Road at 39th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest down Manheim Road from the intersection of 39th Street, Virginia Avenue, and Manheim Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Grace Justice of Wichita, Kansas.

Looking in the Main Waiting Room from the Grand Lobby, Union Station, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the entrance to the main waiting room in Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the entrance from within the Grand Lobby. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Nick Woods of Deepwater, Missouri.