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A color glass plate positive photograph of Myra M. Wilson, wife of William Emmett Wilson, seated holding a rose. William Wilson was a farmer.

Date: 
September 14th 1941

This photograph was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Maple Boulevard and Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

Interior of speakeasy/nightclub Dante's Inferno, once located at 1104 Independence Avenue. This photograph was taken circa 1934 by Kaufman Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Ida Minturn.

The Half and Half entertainer, half man and half woman, posed for full-length portrait at Dante's Inferno in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Half-and-Half would regularly perform there as a singer, comedian, and impersonator, ca. 1935. Source: Ida Minturn.

Date: 
1935

Circa 1925 photograph of the Mount Washington Methodist Episcopal Church, South located at the northwest corner of Arlington Avenue and Independence Avenue in present-day Independence, Missouri.

Pamphlet describing services and offers statistics at the Italian mission in the Northeast district of Kansas City, Missouri, sponsored by the Presbyterian Church. Includes child welfare station, nursery school, music department, boys work, girls work, religious organizations, daily vacation bible school, and church services.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of H. H. Trenton Tires and Accessories (right) at the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Monroe Avenue. The Monark Gasoline and Oil Company (left) is also pictured at the southeast corner of Independence and Monroe. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the northeast corner of Independence and Askew Avenue.

Date: 
August 1924

Photograph with partial front view of Perky Brothers Transfer and Storage Company on the north side of Independence Avenue between Benton Boulevard and Indiana Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast from the southeast corner of Benton and Independence.

Date: 
August 1924

Photograph looking south on the east side of Woodland Avenue towards its intersection with Independence Avenue. Brownell Cleaners is pictured to the left.

Date: 
July 31st 1923

Photograph of Brownell Cleaners at the northeast corner of Woodland Avenue and Independence Avenue.

Date: 
July 31st 1923

Photograph with an aerial view of the industrial area looking south along the Blue River. Streets shown include Independence Road (presently Wilson Road) (foreground), Independence Avenue (center), and 12th Street (background). Ford Motor Company (right background) and the American Radiator Company (center background) are also pictured.

Photograph looking north along the east side of Locust Street between Independence Boulevard and 6th Street. The Jackson County Courthouse and the K.C. Cold Storage Building is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1920

Photograph with slide description, "Campfire Girls working on uniforms at the Whatsoever Community House, K.C., Mo."

Photograph with slide description, "Boy receiving heat treatment Children's Mercy Hospital, K.C., Mo."

Photograph with slide description, "Patients at Children's Mercy Hospital enjoying a show put on by the Junior League, K.C., Mo."

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Produce Exchange Bank, located on the southeast corner of Missouri Avenue and Walnut Street.

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Mount Washington School located on Independence Avenue (7th Street) between Oakland Street (Evanston Avenue) and Arlington Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast from the northeast corner of 7th and Arlington.

Photograph of the Thacher School, once located at the northwest corner of Independence Avenue and Quincy Avenue. It was named for Major Luin E. Thacher, an early member of the school board. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Brighton Avenue.

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