Wyandotte Street

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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."

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Photograph of the interior of the Blue Goose Cafe, a restaurant turned speakeasy caught for serving liquor during Prohibition. It was located at the northwest corner of 9th Street and Wyandotte Street in the basement of Hotel White (renamed Puritan Hotel in 1919). The cafe's entrance entrance faced 9th Street.

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Photograph of Grand Central Depot located at the southwest corner of 2nd and Wyandotte in Kansas City, Missouri. Sign on building reads "Friedman Bros. Wholesale Groceries". This vantage point faces north-northwest from the northeast corner of 3rd Street and Wyandotte Street.

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Photograph of young women in costumes posing in front of a building in the Kansas City area, with two men peeking out a window at the group. The women were numbered in pen and are identified on the back of the photograph.

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Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of Municipal Auditorium, which also served as a campaign stop for his 1936 presidential run.

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Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of Municipal Auditorium, which also served as a campaign stop for his 1936 presidential run.

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Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south-southwest on Pershing Road from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Helen Stout of McCune, Kansas.

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Postcard showing St. Teresa's Academy at 55th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the front and side of the academy from between Main Street and Wyandotte Street, south of 56th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Catherine Hall of Independence, Missouri.

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Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest on Pershing Road from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. W.D. McNutt of Hollywood, California.

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Postcard of The Stats, a hotel once located at the northeast corner of Wyandotte Street and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Lance Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

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Postcard of The Aladdin, "The Hotel with a Personality", located on the east side of Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes an advertisement for the hotel and a short letter to Mrs. Leonard Salverson of Hiawatha, Kansas.

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Photograph of the street view of College Inn on 12th Street. The marquee is advertising Harlan Leonard's Orchestra.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.