Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City, MO

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Portrait photograph of Conrad H. Mann, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and architect of the Ten Year Plan.

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Photograph of the Old Detention Home on Oak Street, south of Fifth Street, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces west-southwest on Oak Street.

Photograph of the "9th Street Incline" cable car bridge. This vantage point faces west-northwest towards the West Bottoms and downtown Kansas City, Kansas in the far background.

Architectural rendering of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, after renovations in 1933. Later known as the Truman Courthouse.

Map of Kansas City, Missouri indicating a proposed plan for expenditure of $8.3 million for major traffic arteries in Kansas City.

Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge, with the Mark Twain and the General Ashburn, stern wheelers, carrying Patrick J. Hurley, Secretary of War, and his party on a trip to demonstrate the navigability of the Missouri River. This vantage point faces east towards the bridge and the south bank of the Missouri River.

Photograph of improvements made to Blue River south to the limits of Swope Park, Kansas City, for purposes of flood control, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest from just south of 15th Street (now Truman Road). This photograph was taken before the river was diverted to west of Manchester Avenue (now Manchester Trafficway).

Pamphlet with information concerning Kansas City's Municipal Airport, Richards Field. The document provides the airport's specifications including: class, position, description, obstructions, lighting, accommodations, communication and signal, equipment, meteorological data, and other facts and figures.

Architectural rendering of a planned United States Courthouse on Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) between 8th and 9th Street, to be completed by 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-northeast on 9th Street between Grand Avenue and Walnut Street.

Henry F. McElroy, Kansas City's first city manager and proponent of the Ten Year Plan.

Photograph of the Kansas City Post Office, open September 25, 1933 opposite Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast near the intersection of Broadway and Pershing Road.

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