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An autochrome photograph of a rock garden built by pupils at the John K. Stark School. The building is located at northwest corner of 17th Street and Stark Avenue.

Date: 
May 5th 1934

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). The Spear Brand Mills Inc. at the now defunct intersection of 17th Street and Potter Avenue can be seen in the right background behind the trees.

Early 1920's photograph of the Southard Feed Mill, located at the southeast corner of 17th Street and Cookson Avenue (Potter Avenue).

Circa 1925 photograph of the Van Brunt Christian Church. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Van Brunt Boulevard between 24th Street and 25th Street. Albert Jones is listed as pastor on the sign attached to the building.

Photograph looking south on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

Date: 
January 24th 1923

Photograph looking north on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

Date: 
January 24th 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 with a full exterior, street level view of Manchester School, once located at the southwest corner of Winchester Avenue and 15th Street (Truman Road). This vantage point faces southwest from the northwest corner of 15th and Winchester.

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