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An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman sitting under a magnolia tree in the frontyard on the property of Charles A. Gish. This vantage point faces north with the home at 1406 East 28th Street in the left background. Gish was a salesman at the Midwest Wallpaper & Paint Company.

Date: 
March 26th 1934

Photograph of the residence of Professor James D. Bowser, once located at 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest at the intersection of 24th Street and The Paseo.

Photograph of Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. and Otealet Allen outside of their home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1940

Early 1940s photograph of Macedonia Baptist Church congregation members as they depart on a trolley ride to Fairyland (7501 Prospect Avenue) for an annual church picnic there. Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. is pictured standing at the door of the streetcar parked near 22nd Street and Troost Avenue. At that time, the Macedonia Baptist Church was located at 2205 Troost Avenue.

Early 1940s photograph of Grace Allen, Reverend Preston Allen, Sr., and Vernetta Allen standing in front of Preston's home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Walt Disney's Laugh-O-Gram office, located in the second story of the McConahay Building at 31st Street and Forest Avenue.

Invitation for a "cocktail sip" sponsored by the American Beauty Art Club, held on Sunday, April 21, 1940 at 2300 Lydia Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
April 21st 1940

Postcard of the 27th Street bridge over Vine Street in Troost Park (now Troost Lake Park), Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west just east of Highland Avenue and to the south of the bridge, and shows the Christian Church Hospital in the distance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the bridge and a short letter from Nellie Shadbolt to her husband G.A. Shadbolt.

Date: 
October 19th 1922

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the eighth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 9th Street to the north, Harrison Street to the west, 20th Street to the south, and Euclid Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the eleventh ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 20th Street to the north, Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the west, 31st Street to the south, and Michigan Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Photograph looking south along Troost Avenue from just north of 31st Street. Streets are shown outfitted with Christmas decorations. Isis Theatre and the Wirthman Building are pictured to the right.

Date: 
December 1935

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

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Springfield Opportunity School, located at the southeast corner of 28th Street of Troost Avenue in the former home of Judge Shannon Douglas. This vantage point faces east on the west side of Troost Avenue just south of 28th Street.

Photograph showing women in a sitting area in the interior of the Catherine Hale Home for Blind Women.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Avon Apartments, located on the east side of The Paseo between 30th Street and 31st Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Troost Park in the foreground and the apartment building in the background.

Date: 
1925

Photograph of the Castle Apartments, once located on the west side of Troost Avenue between 26th Street and 27th Street. This vantage point faces northwest near the northeast corner of 27th and Troost.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of bread delivery trucks parked outside of the Campbell Baking Company, located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Troost Avenue.

Date: 
1918
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