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An autochrome photograph of the Sunken Garden, located in the median of The Paseo between 12th Street and 13th Street. This vantage point faces north with the New York Apartments in the left background and the Fitzsimons Memorial Fountain in the right background.

Date: 
September 22nd 1933

This photograph was taken looking west on 8th Street from just east of Flora Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured is the Munford Court Apartments on the far left, the Flora Market at 1520 East 8th Street on the right, and a billboard for Milky Way chocolate bars on the far right.

Photograph of the former residence of the deceased Professor Riel William Foster, once located at 1215 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on The Paseo between 12th Street and 13th Street. Foster was the principal of the Douglass School from 1886-1912 and then the Wendell Phillips School until his death in 1916.

Postcard of the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just north of 12th Street. This vantage point faces north from just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about William T. Fitzsimons and a letter to Mrs. Louis Earl of Albion, Michigan.

Date: 
September 1st 1932

Postcard of the fountain located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just south of 9th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south from the intersection of 12th Street and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F.E. Way of Wahoo, Nebraska.

Date: 
September 3rd 1918

Postcard showing the August Meyer Memorial, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo at 10th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the memorial from the intersection of 10th Street and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pearl Gordon of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
July 17th 1925

Postcard showing The Paseo looking south from the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain in Kansas City, Missouri. This memorial is located between the southbound and northbound lanes of The Paseo on the north side of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Arthur J. Takott of Winchester, Massachusetts.

Date: 
November 22nd 1923

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards 12th Street and the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain from the intersection of The Paseo and 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Verna Borgman of Levasy, Missouri.

Date: 
October 29th 1921

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards 12th Street and the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain from the intersection of The Paseo and 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Irene Clark of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
August 23rd 1918

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south from between the southbound and northbound lanes of The Paseo at 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Virgil H. Jaudon to his wife in California, Missouri.

Date: 
December 27th 1920

Photograph of the August Meyer Memorial located in the median of The Paseo, just north of 10th Street.

Photograph of the Delaware Apartments, once located at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 10th Street.

Photograph of the Inglenook Apartments, once located at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 8th Street.

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