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Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

View looking west along 18th Street. The Boone and Gem Theaters can be seen on the north side of the street.

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background.

Photograph looking east on 18th Street from between The Paseo and Vine Street.

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background. The intersection of 18th Street and Highland Avenue is pictured to the left.

Photograph of men standing outside of the Kansas City Call Building. This vantage point faces south from 18th Street between Woodland Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of men standing in front of the Kansas City Call Building on 18th Street.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Call building that appears to have been taken from inside an automobile.

Photograph of Chester A. Franklin standing by the door of the Kansas City Call Building. The vantage point faces west on the south side of 18th Street with Lucille's Tavern in the background.

Photograph of men standing outside of, and entering, the Kansas City Call Building. This vantage point faces south from 18th Street between Woodland Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of two men walking away from a Crown Drug Company store at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo. The store moved from the northwest corner of 18th and Vine to this location.

Panoramic photograph of the bands of the Musicians Protective Union Local 627, assembled for the annual Battle of the Bands at Paseo Hall, followed by a parade to the Musicians Association Building at 1823 Highland Avenue, where this picture was taken. The eight contestant bands pictured are Bennie Moten and George Lee's orchestras, Elmer Payne's Music Masters, Paul Banks's Rhythm Aces, Andy Kirk's 12 Clouds of Joy, Jap Allen's Troubadours, Julius Banks's Red Devils, and Bill Little and His Little Bills.

Date: 
May 4th 1930

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.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking west near 19th and Vine; shows City Workhouse with railroad tracks beside it.

Photograph of spectators watching the detonation of a small structure in a vacant lot; several people are seen fleeing the explosion. The Summe Dairy Co. building on the south side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Benton Boulevard and College Avenue is visible in the background. This vantage point faces east on Benton Boulevard just south of its intersection with 15th Street.

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

Date: 
1929

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Montgall Hotel, located at the northwest corner of 15th Street (Truman Road) and Montgall Avenue. Also in the building are a Western Union office, cafes, book store, and the Gospel Trumpet Company.

Circa 1930 photograph with an exterior, street level view of the Manual Training High School located on the south side of 15th Street (Truman Road) between Forest Avenue and Tracy Avenue. This vantage point faces southeast from the northwest corner of 15th and Forest.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northwest toward downtown Kansas City taken over near 18th and Harrison streets. Shows the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers, Municipal Airport, and Fairfax area.

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