This photograph was taken looking east-southeast at the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are billboards for Crystal White Family Soap and the 1926 silent film "A Social Celebrity" starring Louise Brooks and Adolphe Menjou.
Letter from Mrs. Edw. E. Miller to Governor Lloyd C. Stark regarding inconsistent voter registrations related to the Charter Party. She writes: "The machine also is attempting to pad some empty houses."
Letter from A. G. Carter regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Carter writes that Higgins is "a gentleman, a good business man, and an asset to the community," and notes that Higgins is th father-in-law of his son, and "has been kind and helpful" in that role. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.
Postcard of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange, located at the intersection of Genessee and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-northwest from south of 16th Street between Genessee and Wyoming Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter to Mr. & Mrs. Grant Shadbolt of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Photograph of a crowd assembled for a Labor Day parade at the corner of 16th Street and Cherry Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-southeast from the northwest corner of 16th and Cherry with the Fred Hacker Plumbing and Heating Building in the left background at 617 East 16th Street. Advertisements for Colonial Overall Co., Columbia Wiping Cloth Co., and Westport Laundry & Dry Cleaning are displayed.
Photograph looking south on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.
Photograph with side and front view of the Livestock Exchange Building, located just west of the intersection of 16th Street and Genessee Street. "Construction began in 1909 and the building was finished in 1911--a nine story, brick faced structure of reinforced concrete, fronting 250 feet on Genessee street at 16th, with three wings extending 126 feet to the west. It was the largest livestock exchange building in the world and one of the largest office structures in Kansas at that time" ("75 Years of Kansas City Livestock Market History," p.