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An autochrome photograph of the B'nai Jehudah Temple, a Jewish synagogue at the southeast corner of Flora Avenue and Linwood Boulevard. This vantage point faces south on Linwood Boulevard just east of Flora.

Date: 
October 4th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Scottish Rite Temple, as seen from the south of the building.

Date: 
October 3rd 1933

Publicity photo of Chic Scoggin and His Pla-Mor Orchestra standing outside of the Pla-Mor Ballroom on the sidewalk; caption reads: Yours for dance satisfaction / Chic Scoggin's Pla-Mor Ball Room Orchestra. Back of postcard has written correpondence to the Pla-Mor Ballroom manager (Sam) from Roger Leahy, postmarked from Pawhuska, Oklahoma, December 30, 1929.

Date: 
1929

Invitation to Kansas City's Resident Theatre preview performance of "Susan and God" on January 12, 1940 at the Resident Theatre Playhouse.

Date: 
January 12th 1940

Exterior view of back entrance to Pla-Mor Ballroom, once located at 3142 Main Street, no date. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Bell Peters.

Advertisement in the El Torreon News for Fletcher Henderson Orchestra at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, starting Thursday, September 5, 1929. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

Date: 
1929

Photograph of Redemptorist High School students posed on the front steps of the building facing Linwood Boulevard. Pictured, top row, left to right: Raphael Maddi, Virginia Kelly, Martha Brennan, Mary Alma, Mary Margaret Buckley, Ruth MacDonnell, Frances Natters, Marie Krumm, Mary Ann Gleason, Elizabeth Neville, Teresa Canisan; third row: Margaret Anderson, Mary E.

Date: 
September 27th 1930

Letter from Monsignor M. D. Tierney of Annunciation Parish regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Monisgnor Tierney believes Higgins resolves to lead a better life, and writes that as his pastor, "it is natural that I should plead for one of my flock and most especially for one who has strayed from the fold." 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.

Date: 
August 3rd 1940

Postcard of the lobby of the St. Regis Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Beatrice Steel of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 12th 1919

Postcard of Saint Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Linwood Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to S.N. Reikle of Elmira, Missouri.

Date: 
January 2nd 1920

Postcard of the Ivanhoe Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces east-southeast at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. George Hayward of Rutledge, Missouri.

Date: 
September 3rd 1922

Postcard of the Ivanhoe Masonic Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces south-southeast just east of the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the temple and a short letter to Carry Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
July 13th 1923

Postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Linwood and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Toothe in Galesburg, Illinois.

Date: 
August 6th 1939

Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party given by employees in honor of Nell Donnelly Reed's son, David, at the Linwood Christian Community Church at the southwest corner of Forest Avenue and Linwood Boulevard.

Date: 
December 23rd 1932

Photograph postcard with an exterior, street level view of St. George's Episcopal Church located at southeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. Rev. Charles R. Tyner is noted on the back of the photograph. This vantage point faces east-northeast from the west side of The Paseo just north of 32nd Terrace.

Group portrait of Harry Truman, Senator Thomas P. Gore, and others at a dinner held by the South Central Business Association at the LaSalle Hotel in Gore's honor. Men identified on photo as standing left to right: Dr. C. Charles Gray, Ira S. Burns, James P. Aylward, Judge Truman, Judge Thomas B. Bash and Judge Robert W. Barr. Front row, seated: James M. Pendergast, Gore, Garrett L. Smalley (toastmaster), Charles M. Howell, James R. Page and Father J. W. Keyes.

Date: 
November 12th 1929

Photograph of the 11th Annual Baseball Day Luncheon given by the South Central Business Association for the Kansas City Blues at the Lucerne Hotel.

Date: 
April 30th 1940

Photograph of Frankie Frisch, Dizzy Dean, and Daffy Dean with unidentified men and women at podium during South Central Business Association luncheon in the ballplayers' honor at the LaSalle Hotel.

Date: 
October 12th 1934

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the A&P Grocery Store at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Date: 
1940

Photograph with interior view of the A&P Grocery Store at its store opening at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Date: 
1940

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.