Dust Bowl period photograph of Grand Avenue from 10th Street in Kansas City during a dust storm at noon on March 21, 1935. This vantage point faces south-southwest on Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) from just south of 10th Street. W. W. Kimball Pianos is pictured to the left at 1009 Grand Avenue.
Street scene showing the Kansas City Public Service Company Building (also known as the Kansas City Railway Company or K.C. Rys. Co. from 1914-1925) on the left. This building was located on the south side of 15th Street (now Truman Road) between Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) and Walnut Street. It was razed in 1932 by the Atlas Wrecking and Lumber Corporation. Pictured right at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 15th Street is a building with an advertisement for Blue Moon Dance.
Clipping from the Kansas City Star on May 3, 1931 showing motorists avoiding potholes with men sleeping in them. A pedestrian asks, "See anyone?" The caption states, "There are 150 Men filling holes in the streets says Matt S. Murray. -But where are they? ('Has anybody looked in the bottom of the holes?')."
Photograph looking south along the west side of Grand Avenue between 9th and 10th Street. The Lathrop Building (left) and Bryant & Douglas Stationery Co. (right) is pictured.
Photograph of storefronts along the west side of the 900 block of Grand Avenue. This vantage point faces northwest from the northeast corner of 10th Street and Grand. The R. A. Long Building is pictured to the left.
Photograph looking south from the northwest corner of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). The Spalding Athletic Goods store and Federal Reserve Bank building is pictured.
Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the first Bryant Building; once located on the southwest corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue.
Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Palace Clothing Company Building; located on the northwest corner of 12th Street and Grand Avenue. Includes in view a street pole clock.
Photograph of the Western Auto Supply Building, located at the northeast corner of 21st Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard).
Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of 11th and Grand.