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An autochrome photograph of crocuses sprouting after 2000 bulbs were planted on Grant I. Rosenzweig's property. Rosenzweig was a Kansas City lawyer.

Date: 
April 2nd 1933

This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Broadway Boulevard facing towards the intersection of Armour and Broadway.

Photograph of Jimmy Keith posed with his tenor saxophone and his band in silhouette behind him. This Christie studio photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Portrait photograph of jazz singer Myra Taylor, taken by the Studna-Sims-Millard photo studio in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Jay McShann Orchestra posing for a photo in the Century Room, located in Kansas City, Missouri. McShann is sitting at the piano. Other musicians shown include (left to right) an unidentified musician, Walter Brown, Charlie Parker, Bob Mabane, Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson, an unidentified musician, an unidentified musician, an unidentified musician, Orville "Piggy" Minor, an unidentified musician, Gus Johnson, and Gene Ramey.

Date: 
March 1940

Photograph of "streamlined" Safety Zones intended to protect patrons at streetcar stops, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast on Main Street from just north of Armour Boulevard.

Photograph looking north from the south side of intersection of 39th Street and Main Street.

Date: 
March 19th 1924

Photograph looking south along the east side of Broadway Boulevard from just south of Amour Boulevard. The Congress Building is pictured in the background.

Date: 
1925

Circa 1920 photograph with slide description, "Girls from Westport Jr. High playing ball south of Hyde Park; Kansas City, Mo." This vantage point faces southeast on the west side of Gillham Road between 38th Street and 39th Street. The Santa Fe Trail Marker on Gillham Road is pictured.

Photograph with an exterior view of Longan School located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and Warwick Boulevard. It was named in 1911 in honor of George B. Longan, Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Before 1911, the school was named the Ward Public School. In 1932, the school at 601 Gillham Road became the George B. Longan School. This vantage point faces east-northeast from the northwest corner of Warwick and 39th.

Photograph of the Westport Junior High School located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and McGee Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the southwest corner of 39th and McGee.

Photograph of the Goodenow Textile Company building, located on the west side of Main Street between 37th Street and 38th Street.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Naples and Venice Apartments, located on the west side of Central Street between Armour Boulevard and 36th Street.

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