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People waving U.S. flags on top of double-decker bus headed north on Main Street as part of a "baseball parade." The sign on the bus reads: Baseball Game Today, Muehlebach Field, Mercy Hospital - K.C. Orphans Boys' Home. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the Hotel Stag at 414 Main Street. Source: Bernard Ragan.

Postcard of Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest from just south of the intersection of 9th Street and Main Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief advertisement for the hotel.

Date: 
December 15th 1924

Postcard of the Junction and Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from just south of The Junction. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter to Dr. Boyle of Pittsburg, Kansas.

Date: 
December 19th 1921

Postcard of the American Legion Fountain that was once at 9th and Main streets, later relocated to the Budd Park Esplanade at Van Brunt Boulevard and Anderson Avenue. This vantage point faces north and shows Main Street north of 9th Street. Also pictured is the Westgate Hotel to the left.

Circa 1925 photograph looking west on the south side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Main Street and Walnut Street.

Photograph looking west along north side of 12th Street from Main Street. The Hotel Glennon, Hotel Dixon, Sexton Hotel, Gayety Theater and Hotel Muehlebach are pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north from the original intersection of Main Street and 40th Street. Montrose Hotel is pictured center.

Date: 
November 28th 1923

Photograph looking east on the north side of 9th Street from Main Street. The entrance to the Grand Junction Hotel is pictured to the left.

Date: 
November 4th 1921

Photograph looking north from the east side of Main Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. The Palace Theater, Westgate Hotel, Books KC Trunk Co., and Katz drugstore is pictured.

Date: 
1931

Photograph looking west along the north side of 12th Street from the east side of Main Street. The Sexton Hotel is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north along the west side of Main Street just north of 15th Street (presently Truman Road). A cook, the Hotel Main, and Strand Hotel are pictured.

Date: 
July 1st 1940
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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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