The Paseo

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From Birt Keys to Guy Park

Letter from Birt Keys of Kansas City to Missouri Governor Guy Park complaining about corruption, particularly in regard to old age pensions in the state.

Four Women Practicing Archery on The Paseo

A color glass plate positive photograph of four young women practicing archery. This vantage point faces north in the median of The Paseo between 55th Street and 56th Street.

Fountain, 9th and Paseo, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the fountain located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just south of 9th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south from the intersection of 12th Street and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F.E. Way of Wahoo, Nebraska.

Fountain at 15th Street and The Paseo

Photograph of a "colored wading pool" located in the median of The Paseo just south of 15th Street (now Truman Road), Kansas City, Missouri.

Flower Beds at Electric Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the flower beds in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the entrance of the park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Henry Simmons of Mound City, Missouri.

Five Women at a Target on The Paseo

A color glass plate positive photograph of five young women posed by an archery target. This vantage point faces north in the median of The Paseo between 55th Street and 56th Street.

Felix Street at Crown Drugstore

Photograph of Felix Street standing with a pipe near the Crown Drugstore at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

Felix Street and David Samuels

Photograph of Felix Street (left) and David Samuels (right) standing on the east side of The Paseo between 19th Street and the railroad tracks. This vantage point faces east towards the Woodland Avenue viaduct between 19th Street and 21st Street in the far right background.

Electric Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Grand Court at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest towards the entrance of the amusement park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Leonard Burkhow of Neosho, Missouri.

Electric Park Rag

Cover to Electric Park Rag, a rag time two step by Jean Ledies and arranged by Rocco Venuto. Featured by Lenge's Military Band and published by Lenge & Venuto, 1320 South Paseo Place, Kansas City, Missouri. Two photos of Electric Park and a portrait of Lenge are shown. Source: Inst. Studies in American Music/UMKC.

Electric Park at Night

Photograph of Electric Park at night, once located at 46th Street and The Paseo. This vantage point faces southeast across Mirror Lake (also known as Pleasure Lake) and shows the two Electric Park Illumination Towers.

Directory of Negro Local Civic Organizations

Directory presenting a cross section of of local Negro civic organizations, including social and political organizations, college and university alumni groups, women's organizations, and educational and service organizations.