18th & Vine

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Photographs

Photograph of the Gem Theater, labeled 1912-1923. This vantage point faces south on 18th Street between Vine Street and Highland Avenue.

Tenth Anniversary and "Progress Edition" of the Kansas City Call newspaper. The paper includes stories about crime and political news, social and church updates, sports stories, and advertisements for local businesses, groceries, and cosmetic products. A spread on page B-3 includes a statement from editor and publisher C. A. Franklin as well as photographs of the Call's facilities on 18th Street and its editorial and other staff. "Present Day Kansas City Far Cry From 1850" on B-4 describes the changes in the city over the last 75 years.

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Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the ninth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 9th Street to the north, Euclid Avenue to the west, 20th Street to the south, and Cleveland Avenue to the east.

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Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the eighth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 9th Street to the north, Harrison Street to the west, 20th Street to the south, and Euclid Avenue to the east.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the bathing pool and bathhouse at The Grove, located at Benton Boulevard and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the bath house and wading pool from just north of the intersection of Benton Plaza (pictured left) and Bellefontaine Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. J. H. Cook of Oakland, California.

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Postcards

Postcard of the wading pool in The Grove, located at the southwestern corner of Benton Boulevard and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east from just north of Benton Plaza between Kansas Avenue and Agnes Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption and a letter to Mrs. and Mr. Joe Adams of Pittsburg, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph of a man using the Kansas City Call's linotype machine.

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Photographs

Photograph of men standing outside of the Kansas City Call Building. This vantage point faces south from 18th Street between Woodland Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Document noting the terms and price for the sale of 1823 Highland Avenue, described as a "4 apartment flat," which was to become the headquarters of Musician's Protective Union No. 627. The building was sold for $4,750.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Permit for Dancing granted for a dance with "Co Eds" at Lincoln Hall from the Kansas City Department of Welfare, Division of Recreation.

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Photographs

Photograph of men standing in front of the Kansas City Call Building on 18th Street.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Contract between Musicians' Protective Union Local 627 and Harlan Leonard on terms for a performance from 10 PM to 1 AM at Co-Eds Club.

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