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An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing under a banana tree on the property of T. T. Hurley, Operator, Kansas City Water Department.

Date: 
September 16th 1938

This photograph was taken looking north Prospect Avenue from just south of 20th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards and the Prospect Ave Carlines and the 27th Street Carline.

This photograph of the Southeast Side Business District was taken looking southeast from the intersection of Prospect Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are four Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards. 18th & Prospect Drugstore and stores located on two of the other corners. Prospect Avenue, 18th Street, 27th Street, and Indiana Avenue carline tracks are pictured.

Photograph of the residence of Rev. Samuel W. and L. Jeanetta Bacote, once located at 2210 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Kansas Avenue between 22nd Street and 23nd Street. Pictured is Rev. S. W. Bacote watering his lawn and trees. Samuel Bacote was the pastor of Second Baptist Church, one of the oldest and largest black churches in Kansas City.

Photograph of the residence of Anna H. Jones, located at 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Montgall Avenue, just north of 25th Street.

Band at Chauncey Down's Hall includes Herman Walder, Booker Washington, Walter Page, no date. Chauncey Down's Hall (known later as the Casa Loma Ballroom) was located in the Downs Building at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Prospect Avenue, ca. 1940. Source: Herman Walder.

Photograph of the Tiphereth Sphorad Synagogue at 2539 Benton Boulevard. This vantage point faces east on the west side of Benton Boulevard just north of 26th Street.

Photograph looking south down the west side of Walrond Avenue from the southwest corner of Walrond and 18th Street. The A. O. Thompson Lumber Company office is pictured to the right.

Date: 
March 25th 1924

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking west near the 3000 block of East 18th Street; shows tip of Ransom Feed Mills, located at 3028 East 18th Street.

Photograph of boys learning to make toys and furniture for themselves in a workshop at the Minute Circle Friendly House. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
October 1933

Photograph of a nature class with caged animals and children at the Minute Circle Friendly House. This vantage point faces northeast towards the west side of the building.

Photograph with slide description, "Babies in cribs, nursery at St. Vincent's, K.C., Mo." St. Vincent's was located at the northeast corner of Walrond Avenue and 23rd Street.

Circa 1939 photograph of Yeager School kindergarten students participating in a mock zoo. The Yeager School was located at the northwest corner of Indiana Avenue and 19th Street.

Circa 1939 photograph of Yeager School kindergarten students participating in a mock zoo. The Yeager School was located at the northwest corner of Indiana Avenue and 19th Street.

Photograph of the Yeager School, once located at the northwest corner of Indiana Avenue and 19th Street. It was built in 1894 and named for Robert L. Yeager, a lawyer and member of the Board of Education.

Chauncey Downs' band with Woody Walder (sax) and Ernie Williams at Chauncey Downs Hall (known later as the Casa Loma Ballroom) in the Downs Building at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Prospect Avenue, ca. 1940. Source: Corrine Walder.

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