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An autochrome photograph of Liberty Memorial as seen from the south, looking north with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Date: 
October 4th 1933

Liberty Memorial, monument to World War I, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point was taken from the Kansas City Union Station, facing south-southwest towards the monument.

Dedication of the Liberty Memorial, a monument to those who served in World War I. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Date: 
November 11th 1926

Wide shot of Kansas City Massacre aftermath. This event, also known as the Union Station Massacre, saw the deaths of Frank Nash, an Oklahoma train and bank robber; William J. Grooms, a Kansas City police officer; Frank E. Hermanson, another Kansas City police officer; Raymond J. Caffrey, an FBI specialist; and Otto Reed, the chief of police for McAlester, Oklahoma. Outlaws Vernon Miller, Charles (Pretty Boy) Floyd, and Adam Richetti were attempting to free Frank Nash from law enforcement custody.

Date: 
June 17th 1933

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial, dedicated on November 11, 1926 by President Coolidge (pictured) "in honor of those who served in the world war in defense of liberty and our country." This vantage point faces southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just west of Main Street.

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Mrs. Louis L. Stephens of Dearborn, Missouri.

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Mrs. Newton Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
November 8th 1937

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This elevated vantage point faces towards Liberty Memorial from the northwest. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pebble Sullenger of Orrick, Missouri.

Date: 
October 14th 1927

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Dollie Page of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
May 5th 1937

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Virginia Kathryn Way of Wahoo, Nebraska from her mother.

Date: 
October 16th 1930

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F. N. Kendall of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 8th 1941

William T. Kemper, Sr.'s ticket for the dedication of the Liberty Memorial at 11 A. M. on November 1, 1921. The ticket is signed by R. Bryson Jones, Chairman of the Dedication Committee.

Date: 
November 1st 1921

Circa 1930 photograph with a daytime view of the south side of the Liberty Memorial located in Kansas City, Missouri. The Liberty Memorial and two museum buildings are in view. The memorial was built to honor those who fought and died during World War I.

Photograph of the Liberty Memorial Rededication with dignitaries standing at the base of the Liberty Memorial including former President Harry S. Truman and unidentified military officers.

Date: 
November 11th 1961

Photograph looking southwest toward the Liberty Memorial from Signboard Hill.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with slide description: "Across the plaza, Liberty Memorial from the southeast; K.C., Mo. 9-20-1926."

Date: 
September 20th 1926

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

Photograph with slide description: "Frieze on N. wall, fountain playing: Liberty Memorial; Kansas City, Mo. (1936)."

Date: 
1936
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