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Postcard showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri. This parade, along with the Liberty Memorial dedication, took place over three days in late 1921: October 30, 31 and November 1st. Gen. Jacques of Belgium, Gen. Armando Diaz of Italy, Vice President Calvin Coolidge, Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France, Gen. John J. Pershing and Adm. David Beatty of Great Britain are present at the reviewing stand.

Date: 
November 1st 1921

Tenth Anniversary and "Progress Edition" of the Kansas City Call newspaper. The paper includes stories about crime and political news, social and church updates, sports stories, and advertisements for local businesses, groceries, and cosmetic products. A spread on page B-3 includes a statement from editor and publisher C. A. Franklin as well as photographs of the Call's facilities on 18th Street and its editorial and other staff. "Present Day Kansas City Far Cry From 1850" on B-4 describes the changes in the city over the last 75 years.

Date: 
July 27th 1928

Postcard of the Kansas City Star Building, bounded by 17th Street, Grand Avenue, 18th Street, and McGee 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 the City National Bank located at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard). Electric lines for streetcars can be seen over the streets.

Photograph of City Bank, once located before 1927 at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard).

Photograph looking north on Oak Street from 18th Street. Advertisements for Coach Corp. and Keystone Auto Wrecking Co. are pictured.

Date: 
May 28th 1922

Photograph with view of Dick's Down Home Cook Shop.

Date: 
1929

Photograph of five children and a dentist at the Westside Health Center, part of the Richard Cabot Club that "promotes a general health program for the West Side." The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
October 1933

Photograph with slide description, "Children's ward in Wheatley Hospital, K.C., Mo."

Circa 1928 drawing with frontal and side view of G. T. O'Maley, Incorporated, authorized Ford automobile sales and service; located on the southeast corner of 18th and McGee streets.

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