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An autochrome photograph of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
October 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Liberty Memorial as seen from the south, looking north with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Date: 
October 4th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Pioneer Mother, a statue by A. Thimister Proctor, located in Penn Valley Park.

Date: 
September 25th 1933

A color glass plate positive photograph of a hawtorn (crataegus) tree in bloom in the north central section of Penn Valley Park. This vantage point faces north towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri and shows Liberty Memorial in the right background.

Date: 
April 29th 1941

Postcard of St. Mary's Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 28th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest on Main Street between 28th and 29th Street (both of which no longer connect with Main Street). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. J.L. Stout of Nevada, Missouri.

Date: 
February 14th 1923

Postcard of St. Mary's Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 28th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest on Main Street between 28th and 29th Street (both of which no longer connect with Main Street). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Susie Craig of Lathrop, Missouri.

Date: 
January 16th 1924

Postcard from the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921. This vantage point faces southwest on Main Street just east of Union Station, shown on the right.

Date: 
November 1st 1921

Postcard showing a portion of the spectators from the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921. This vantage point faces northwest towards Union Station from just south of Pershing Road.

Date: 
November 1st 1921

Postcard of General Jacques, General Diaz, Marshal Foch, General Pershing, and Admiral Beatty at the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921.

Date: 
November 1st 1921

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial, dedicated on November 11, 1926 by President Coolidge (pictured) "in honor of those who served in the world war in defense of liberty and our country." This vantage point faces southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just west of Main Street.

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Mrs. Louis L. Stephens of Dearborn, Missouri.

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Mrs. Newton Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
November 8th 1937

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This elevated vantage point faces towards Liberty Memorial from the northwest. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pebble Sullenger of Orrick, Missouri.

Date: 
October 14th 1927

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Dollie Page of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
May 5th 1937

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Virginia Kathryn Way of Wahoo, Nebraska from her mother.

Date: 
October 16th 1930

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F. N. Kendall of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 8th 1941

Postcard showing the Pioneer Mother Statue, located in Penn Valley Park, southwest of Kessler Road and the Liberty Memorial Mall. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial in the background. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Newton Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
October 24th 1928

Postcard showing the Pioneer Mother Statue, located in Penn Valley Park, southwest of Kessler Road and the Liberty Memorial Mall. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial in the background. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Alva Green.

Date: 
September 30th 1929

The first postcard shows The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards The Scout Statue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter which continues on the second postcard. The second postcard shows the Pioneer Mother Statue, located in Penn Valley Park, southwest of Kessler Road and the Liberty Memorial Mall. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial in the background.

Date: 
March 7th 1932

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest on Pershing Road from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. W.D. McNutt of Hollywood, California.

Date: 
June 21st 1920

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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.