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Photograph looking west along the south side of 9th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. The Yeager Hotel, Hotel Savoy, and Hotel Moore are pictured.

Date: 
1920

Forty students of the William Cullen Bryant School who pulled dandelions in the Country Club District. Prizes were given for those who pulled the most. This vantage point faces north towards the rear of the school from just north of 57th Street between Wornall Road and Central Street.

Date: 
1921

Photograph looking east along the north side of 9th Street at May Street. The Hotel Moore and Hotel Savoy are pictured.

Date: 
August 18th 1924

Photograph with caption, "looking northeast along 52nd Street from Central Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Exterior of the Convention Hall in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935. This elevated vantage point faces northeast on Central Street, just south of 13th Street.

Date: 
December 11th 1927

Interior of the Convention Hall in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935.

Date: 
December 11th 1927

Construction of the Country Club Plaza Theater began on March 2, 1928. The site bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and a new street to be put through on the west (Central Street). This vantage point faces northeast towards the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
March 2nd 1928

Interior of the Spanish-inspired Country Club Plaza Theater. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
1928

Interior view of Country Club Plaza Theater, showing its staircase, barrel-vaulted ceiling foyer, the Mudejar lighting fixtures in the ceiling, and paired side brackets on the walls, all made in Seville, Spain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
October 9th 1928

Antique well-head originally from Barcelona, standing in the lounge. It concealed a drinking fountain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
October 9th 1928

Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935. This elevated vantage point faces northeast on Central Street, just south of 13th Street.

Date: 
June 11th 1928

Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935. This vantage point faces northeast on Central Street, just south of 13th Street. The caption reads, "Scene of the Republican national convention at Kansas City. A huge spread eagle design on a sunburst jewel was suspended before Convention hall just before the opening of the convention.

Date: 
June 1928

Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935. This vantage point faces northeast on Central Street, just south of 13th Street.

Date: 
June 7th 1928

This picture was taken looking north from atop the J. C. Nichols Building, between Broadway and Central Street, Alameda Road and Ward Parkway. The parking lot was located between Broadway and Central Street, Alameda Road and 47th Street. The Plaza Balcony Building is shown in background.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of Redemptorist High School students posed on the front steps of the building facing Linwood Boulevard. Pictured, top row, left to right: Raphael Maddi, Virginia Kelly, Martha Brennan, Mary Alma, Mary Margaret Buckley, Ruth MacDonnell, Frances Natters, Marie Krumm, Mary Ann Gleason, Elizabeth Neville, Teresa Canisan; third row: Margaret Anderson, Mary E.

Date: 
September 27th 1930

Photograph of the Ellison Apartments, located at the northwest corner of Armour Boulevard and Central Street.

Date: 
1930

This picture was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

Date: 
1931

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza on Broadway between 47th Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road). This vantage point faces east towards the dome at the northeast corner of Central Street and Alameda.

Date: 
September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza at the intersection of Central Street and 47th Street. This vantage point faces south with the Locarno Apartments in the left background. The fountain has since been moved to the northwest corner of Central Street and Nichols Road.

Date: 
September 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a large decorative Halloween pumpkin in the Country Club Plaza on Alameda Road at Central Street.

Date: 
October 30th 1932

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
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