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Photograph of the Annual Missionary Baptist Convention, held at the First Baptist Church in downtown Kansas City, Kansas on October 5, 1937.

Date: 
October 5th 1937

Photograph of a small home at 1310 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee. McGee instructed Henry F. McElroy to visit this house to obtain further instructions for the payment of ransom and release of McElroy's daughter, Mary McElroy. This vantage point was taken facing north on State Avenue between N 13th Street and N 14th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
1933

Photograph of North Seventh Street looking north from just north of Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The Huron building is pictured in the center background.

1920's photograph of the Grund Hotel at the northwest corner of 6th and Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

Postcard of the Carnegie library at 625 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. It was razed in 1965 after the completion of a new Kansas City, Kansas Public Library building at the same address. This vantage point faces south-southwest with Minnesota Avenue in the foreground.

1930's photograph showing the Granada Theater, built by Ben Gorman, 1015 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the north side of Minnesota Avenue between North 10th Street and North 11th Street.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of tennis players at Big Eleven Lake athletic event, Work's Progress Administration Recreation Supervision, Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1930's photograph of the Electric Theater, 546 Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas. It was opened in 1922, closed in 1969, and demolished in 1976. This vantage point faces northwest toward's the theatre's entrance.

1920's photograph of the streetcar house and yards at the northeast corner of Minnesota Avenue and North 10th Street in Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the southwest corner of State Avenue and North 10th Street.

Photograph of Ann Avenue at N. 6th Street looking west to N. 7th Street. The caption reads: "Oklahoma Natural Rock Asphalt Street, Kansas City, Kansas. 2" Rock Asphalt Top on Old Macadam. Laid 1924, Photo 1929." The Scottish Rite Temple at the northeast corner of Ann Avenue and N. 7th Street is shown in the right background.

Date: 
1929

Panoramic photograph and negative of employees of the Community Chest of Kansas City, Kansas. Community Chests were local charitable organizations, and later became known as United Way.

Photograph with view of large, obelisk tombstone with the name "Armstrong" engraved on it located in Huron Cemetery in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, on Minnesota Avenue between 6th and 7th Street.

Photograph of the interior of the retail of the Chocolate Shop in Kansas City Kansas, owned by Michael (Economou) Economy, including unidentified workers and a customer, circa 1920.

Photograph of the interior of the Chocolate Shop in Kansas City Kansas, owned by Michael (Economou) Economy, including several unidentified workers, circa 1920.

Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in Kansas City, Kansas. The soldiers are marching north on 7th Street Trafficway, near the corner of Nebraska Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church and 7th Street M. E. Church are among the buildings in the background.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in Kansas City, Kansas. The soldiers are marching north on 7th Street Trafficway, near the corner of Nebraska Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church is in the background.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of the exterior of the Commercial National Bank building on the southwest corner of 6th & Minnesota in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The Exchange State Bank is also visible in the background.

Date: 
1935

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Jail in Kansas City, Kansas, circa 1930, located at the southeast corner of 7th Street and State Avenue.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Kansan newspaper building, located at the northeast corner of 8th Street and Armstrong Avenue in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, sometime in the 1930s. The newspaper moved into this new facility in 1927. The Interstate Storage & Moving Company building can be seen in the background, further east on Armstrong Avenue.

Photograph of the farmer's market at the northeast corner of 38th and State Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
1930

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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.