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Smoke clouds arising from Lyle Rock Company quarry, located at 48th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

Date: 
1922

Looking north along Baltimore Avenue, 9th to 11th Streets, with the New York Life Building in the center.

Date: 
1938

Harry S. Truman and the 129th Field Artillery in front of the Muehlebach Hotel during the November 1921 Armistice parade in Kansas City, MO. Truman is in uniform, on the far side of the street, behind the man in the suit. This photograph was taken looking southeast on 12th Street just west of Baltimore Avenue.

Date: 
November 1921

Photograph of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Choir at their second annual concert at Shubert Theatre on June 2, 1922.

Date: 
June 2nd 1922

Photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the second Orpheum Theater. This vantage point faces southwest on Baltimore Avenue from just south of 12th Street.

Date: 
1920

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Security National Bank Building at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Baltimore Avenue. This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of 10th and Baltimore and shows Shubert Theatre on the left.

Photograph with partial frontal view of the New York Life Building at the intersection of 9th Street and Baltimore Avenue. This vantage point faces north on Baltimore Avenue between 9th and 10th Street.

Photograph looking north along Baltimore from the southwest corner of 12th and Baltimore. Shows Baltimore Hotel as the Hoover headquarters, outfitted with political decorations for the Republican National Convention.

Date: 
June 13th 1928

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Muehlebach Hotel; located on the southwest corner of 12th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

Circa 1923 photograph of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks posed at the Plantation Grille, Muehlebach Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured standing is Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders; seated from left is Kohlman, Nordberg, Estep, Williams, McLean, and J. Thiell.

Head and shoulders portrait of Lou Holland; photo autographed and dated Oct. 21, 1938.

Date: 
1938

Photograph with caption, "Proposed roadway connections, in Park Land, north of 43rd Street." This vantage point faces north-northwest from near the intersection of 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue. The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans for a 43rd Street Viaduct over Mill Creek Drive (presently JC Nichols Parkway).

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking west along 43rd St. from Baltimore Avenue where Brookside Extension and the proposed 43rd Street Viaduct will meet the grade of Baltimore Avenue north." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "The former brickyard and rock quarry south of Brush Creek and west of Main Street." This vantage point faces south from near the intersection of Wyandotte Street and Ward Parkway and shows annotations labeling Brush Creek and street intersections.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "The old brickyard and quarry west of Main Street and south of Brush Creek." This vantage point faces south on Baltimore just north of its intersection with Ward Parkway. The photograph's annotations label street intersections and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 42nd Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with full frontal and side view of Kansas City Club building looking northwest from 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue. A small gas station is visible on the south side of 13th Street.

Photograph looking north up Baltimore Avenue from near 16th Street. The Kansas City Power and Light Building is in full view in the center of the photograph. The sign for the President Hotel is also in view on the right.

Photograph of Baltimore Avenue looking north from 14th Street. The description on the back of the photograph reads: "Balt. Ave. looking north from 14th St. Bldg on left [background] is the K.C. Club bldg. and on the right [background] is Kansas City's largest retail furniture store, the Robt. Keith Co." The Power and Light Building (left foreground) and the Hotel President (right foreground) is also pictured. The New York Life Insurance Building is in view at the end of the street. A city bus is also in view on the street going south.

Date: 
1936

Photograph looking west along north side of 12th Street from Main Street. The Hotel Glennon, Hotel Dixon, Sexton Hotel, Gayety Theater and Hotel Muehlebach are pictured.

Date: 
1925

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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.