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Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935. This vantage point faces northeast on Central Street, just south of 13th Street. The caption reads, "Scene of the Republican national convention at Kansas City. A huge spread eagle design on a sunburst jewel was suspended before Convention hall just before the opening of the convention.

Date: 
June 1928

Photograph looking west along north side of 13th Street between Troost Avenue and Forest Avenue. The Odd Fellows Temple is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north along the west side of the 1300 block of Walnut Street.

Date: 
December 8th 1925

Photograph looking east along the south side of 13th Street between Locust Street and Cherry Street. St. Mary's Church is pictured in the background.

Date: 
August 14th 1924

Photograph looking west along the north side of 13th Street at Baltimore Avenue. The Kansas City Club Building is pictured to the right.

Date: 
February 26th 1926

Photograph looking east along the north side of 13th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
1929

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Robert Keith Furniture Company, located at the southeast corner of 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Midland Building, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 13th Street.

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