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This photograph was taken looking north towards Southwest Boulevard on Broadway just south of 21st Street

Postcard of a band stand and comfort station once located in the center of Observation Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the northwestern corner of Observation Park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Alford Blaney of Leavenworth, Kansas.

Date: 
May 7th 1919

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the first ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by the Missouri River to the north, Kansas to the west, 14th Street to the south, and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the east.

Date: 
1918

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the second ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 14th Street to the north, Kansas to the west, 24th Street to the south, and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the east.

Date: 
1918

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 54, remodeled from an old brewery in 1922. This vantage point faces southwest from the southeast corner of 20th Street and Washington Street with a City Ice Company delivery vehicle in the foreground.

Photograph of participants in the Summer Playground Feeding Program lined up at Mulkey Square Park. This vantage point faces east near the intersection of 13th Street and Belleview Avenue (defunct at this block).

Date: 
1942

Photograph of unidentified boys before a grocery and drugstore at the northeast corner of 23rd Street (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east on Summit Street just north of 23rd Street.

Date: 
July 1923

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct is visible.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north near 29th Street and Southwest Boulevard. The stockyards, train roundhouse, Kansas River, and Missouri River are pictured.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northeast over near 25th Street and Southwest Boulevard; shows the west side of Union Station. Identified on back as "Penn Ave. Viaduct & Union Sta."

Photograph looking south along Broadway Boulevard from just north of 17th Street.

Photograph looking south toward the band stand and comfort station located in Observation Park.

Date: 
1920

Photograph looking north-northeast towards the west entrance of Observation Park from the northwest corner of Holly Street and 20th Terrace.

Date: 
1920

Photograph looking south-southeast towards the Observation Park reservoir.

Date: 
1920

Photograph of girls dancing outside of the Mattie Rhodes Neighborhood Center at 1734 Jefferson.

Photograph of five children and a dentist at the Westside Health Center, part of the Richard Cabot Club that "promotes a general health program for the West Side." The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
October 1933

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description, "Looking W. over S. end of W. Bottoms, 23rd St. Viaduct, American Royal, sheep & mule barns: K. C., Mo." This vantage point faces west from the western end of Reservoir Place (presently 20th Terrace) and shows Terrace Place (foreground), Allen Avenue (center), and 23rd Street Viaduct (background).

Photograph with slide description, "Over W. Bottoms past Stock Exchange, from 20th and top of bluff; K. C., Mo. (1927)." This vantage point faces northwest from just west of the intersection of 20th Street and Mercier Place.

Date: 
1927

Photograph with slide description: "Selling ice from Salvation Army Penny Ice truck, K.C., Mo." This vantage point faces northeast from the northwest corner of 13th Street and Summit Street.

Photograph of children playing at the playground of the Mattie Rhodes Neighborhood Center and Day Nursery at 1734 Jefferson. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
October 1933

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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.