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World War I soldiers parade in Kansas City, Missouri

World War I soldiers, returning from Europe, march down Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, in a victory parade. Union Station can be seen faintly in the background to the southwest. From: Mrs. D. S. Catechis.

World War I Color Guard in Kansas City, Missouri

A World War I Color Guard (either 128th or 129th field artillery or 140th infantry) marches down Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in Kansas City, Missouri, in a parade of soldiers returning home from Europe. From: Mrs. D. S. Catechis.

Willys-Overland, Inc.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Willys-Overland, Incorporated; located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and 25th Street. Sign also says Willys Knight Overland and another sign on the building reads Holzmark Motor Company. This vantage point faces east at the intersection of 25th and Grand.

William T. Kemper, Sr. Tourist Certificate to Mexico

Certificate to visit Mexico issued to William T. Kemper, Sr. by the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, Missouri. The document includes a portrait photograph and physical description of Kemper and specifies that he may visit six months. The Mexican Consulate was located in Room 523 of the first Bryant Building at the southwest corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Misssouri.

William T. Kemper, Sr. B. P. O. Elks Membership Card

William T. Kemper, Sr.'s membership card for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 26 of Kansas City, Missouri. The document states that Kemper is a life member since May 30, 1914.

Western Auto Supply Building

Photograph of the Western Auto Supply Building, located at the northeast corner of 21st Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard).

Washington Monument

Postcard of the Washington Monument pointing south at its original location near the center of Washington Square Park. This bronze equestrian statue is a replica of one designed by Henry Merwin Shrady for display in Brooklyn, New York. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station in the background. The defunct 23rd Street between Grand Avenue and Main Street is shown behind the monument to the center and right.

W. F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building

Photograph of the W. F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building, once located at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street.

United States Post Office & Custom House, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the United States Post Office & Custom House in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Nellie Purcell of Loring (now Bonner Springs), Kansas her son.

United States Post Office & Custom House, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the United States Post Office & Custom House in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Violet Doty of Le Mars, Iowa from her father.

Union Station Baggage Area

Postcard of the baggage area at Union Station, currently used by the United States Postal Service. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Union Station in the background.

Two Men at the Helping Hand Institute

Photograph of two men eating a meal at the Helping Hand Institute.