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Photograph with exterior view of Westport High School at 39th and McGee (Hyde Park Ave) and Oak Streets. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the hill overlooking Gillham Road just north of its intersection with 39th Street.

Date: 
1910

Photograph with full frontal and side view of Rollins School, located on the northeast corner of 40th and Main streets. It later became the first St. Paul's Episcopal Day School.

Date: 
November 10th 1917

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the fourth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 39th Street to the north, Kansas to the west, south city limits to the south, and Campbell Street and Troost Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Photograph looking north from the original intersection of Main Street and 40th Street. Montrose Hotel is pictured center.

Date: 
November 28th 1923

An aerial view of the Country Club Plaza in 1925, looking north-northwest near Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street.

Date: 
1925

Photograph with caption, "proposed extension of Brookside Boulevard north to connect with Main at 41st Street." At the time, Brookside Boulevard was to be extended north until 41st Street were it would meet with Main Street. The Country Club Car Line, Ponce de Leon Hotel, 47th Street, St. Luke's Hospital, Park Lane Hotel, and Plaza Shops are pictured looking north.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Brush Creek Boulevard and Country Club Plaza [looking west] from roof of Sophian Plaza." The annotations on the photogaph label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Main Street looking north toward 40th Street showing the depressed street grade that should be raised to meet existing yard levels and the new new curb lines fixed by recent condemnation."

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking north from Park Land at 48th Street and Country Club Car Line, showing approach of proposed trafficway to widened east 48th Street." Park Lane Hotel, St. Luke's Hospital, and Ponce De Leon Hotel, and three unidentified children are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Mill Creek Drive at 47th Street, showing the proposed roadway due north to Brookside Boulevard Extension and main at 41st Street. Plaza shops, Park Lane Hotel, and St. Luke's Hospital are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Main Street at 41st, looking north showing the proposed diagonal connection with Brookside Boulevard and new 60 foot roadway as fixed by recent condemnation." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Another view of the 'hump' in Main Street north of 49th St." This vantage point faces north-northeast on the west side of Main Street just south of 49th Street.

Date: 
1926

An aerial view of the Country Club Plaza in 1930, looking north from the top of the Wornall Road hill. The Walnut Apartments complex is in the foreground.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Karnopp Building, located at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Main Street.

Date: 
1930

Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

Date: 
1931

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southeast.

Date: 
May 18th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southwest as the first flowers appear on the new grounds.

Date: 
April 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) as seen from the University of Kansas City (University of Missouri - Kansas City).

Date: 
October 1st 1933

An autochrome photograph of Henry A. Auerbach's house taken from the northeast in the spring of 1934. Auerbach was co-founder of the Palace Clothing Company.

Date: 
June 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Henry A. Auerbach's house taken from the northeast after the 1934 Drought. Auerbach was co-founder of the Palace Clothing Company.

Date: 
September 1st 1934

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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.