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This photograph was taken looking north on McGee Trafficway from just south of 24th Street (now Pershing Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards to the right and downtown Kansas City in the background.

Liberty Memorial, monument to World War I, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point was taken from the Kansas City Union Station, facing south-southwest towards the monument.

Photograph of the Kansas City Post Office, open September 25, 1933 opposite Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast near the intersection of Broadway and Pershing Road.

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of Pershing and Main. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Nannie Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
May 19th 1923

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from just east of the intersection of Pershing and Main. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Paul Dinkle of Fayette, Missouri.

Date: 
August 25th 1924

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from just east of the intersection of Pershing and Main. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. E. A. Deere of Waldron, Kansas.

Date: 
October 28th 1924

Postcard showing the Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the east of the main structure. This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Union Station from the Main Street Viaduct. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. S. B. Buck of Anderson, Missouri.

Date: 
February 3rd 1918

Postcard showing one of the proposed concepts for the Kansas City Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. N. Watt of Kansas City, Missouri.

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from just east of the intersection of Pershing and Main. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Frances Hamilton to Mrs. Squire Johnson of Stotesbury, Missouri.

Date: 
April 11th 1921

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of Pershing and Main. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Nannie Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri from her son Henry.

Date: 
August 8th 1925

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post with caption stating, "Twenty Years of Skyline Change in Kansas City. These three photographs taken from virtually the same spot on Journal-Post hill show the amazing growth of this city's business district in a score of years. The upper picture was made in August, 1912. The picture in the center was taken August, 1929, and the lower photograph was made in August of 1932. -Photos by W. Laurence Dickey."

Date: 
August 28th 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on September 29, 1935 showing downtown Kansas City. This vantage point faces north-northwest from the east side of Gillham Road between 23rd Street and 24th Street. The photograph shows the Kansas City Journal-Post Building (left-center) and the Western Auto Building (left).

Date: 
September 29th 1935

Small book containing prints of Kansas City attractions, including the outside and grand lobby of Union Station, Grand Avenue looking south from 8th Street, Petticoat Lane looking east, the lake and speedway in Penn Valley Park, Armour Boulevard, the entrance and shelter house of Swope Park, Gladstone Boulevard with view of R. A. Long residence, Cliff Drive, The Paseo, and Coates Drive.

Date: 
1918

Postcard of Penn Valley Hospital, a Swedish hospital once located at the southeast corner of 30th Street and Wyandotte Street. It was renamed Trinity Lutheran Hospital in 1921.

Photograph with full frontal view of Business Men's Assurance Co. building on Pershing Road, the former Sweeney School for auto, tractor, and aviation. Park Hotel is visible in background. This vantage point faces south-southwest on Pershing Road from just south of Union Station.

Circa 1932 photograph with view of the old Saint Mary's Hospital, 2800 Main Street, looking west.

Photograph of looking northeast towards Signboard Hill from atop the Liberty Memorial shaft. The view includes the Journal Post Building, Coca Cola Building, General Hospital, and Hotel Plaza.

Photograph looking south along McGee Street Trafficway from the intersection of McGee, 22nd Street, and Gillham Road.

Date: 
June 12th 1922

Photograph looking south along McGee Street Trafficway from just north of the 26th Street overpass.

Date: 
January 2nd 1926

Photograph looking north along the east side of Main Street between Spring Street (31st Terrace) and 32nd Street.

Date: 
December 10th 1925

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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.