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Penn Valley Lake

An autochrome photograph facing north-northeast across Penn Valley Lake with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Date: 
October 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Penn Valley Park, as seen looking northeast from Scout Hill.

Date: 
June 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

Date: 
October 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

Date: 
September 8th 1938

Postcard of the lake and drive in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards downtown from Penn Drive, south of 27th Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the postcard and a short letter to Verna Borgman of Levasy, Missouri.

Date: 
September 19th 1924

Postcard of the lake and drive in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards downtown from Penn Drive, south of 27th Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the postcard and a short letter.

Date: 
June 27th 1921

Postcard of the driveway in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest from atop the hill east of Broadway Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
March 21st 1989

Postcard of the drive in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
February 12th 1919

Postcard of the lake in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
March 23rd 1921

Postcard showing The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east towards The Scout Statue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. P. H. Colborn of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
October 28th 1918

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 the Kansas City skyline from near the Penn Valley Park lake. This vantage point faces north towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the postcard and a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Robertson of McFall, Missouri.

Date: 
September 26th 1940

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri skyline with The Scout Statue in the foreground, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast past The Scout Statue and towards the downtown skyline. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the statue and a short letter to N. W. Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
September 3rd 1936

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri skyline with The Scout Statue in the foreground, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast past The Scout Statue and towards the downtown skyline. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the statue and a short letter to Rozilla Meyer of Adams, Nebraska.

Date: 
July 18th 1935

Postcard showing the Santa Fe Trail Marker inside of a roundabout near Broadway and 30th Street in Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from just north of the roundabout, which is located west of Broadway Boulevard at the intersection 30th Street and Penn Drive. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline Sayle of Attleboro Falls, Massachusetts.

Date: 
June 28th 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

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the third ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 24th Street to the north, Kansas to the west, 39th Street to the south, and Main Street to the east.

Date: 
1918

Photograph showing an interior view identified as "Adult Education English Class, Guadalupe Center, 1015 W. 23, Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 3, 36." Individuals not identified.

Date: 
December 3rd 1936

Photograph of young girls in a sewing class identified as "Summer School Class, 1924." Sponsored by the Agnes Ward Amberg Club. This vantage point faces south towards the entrance of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church at the southwest corner of 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Madison Avenue.

Date: 
1924

Photograph of the Amberg Club's Guadalupe Center Settlement House (right) and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (left). This vantage point faces south from the northwest corner of the intersection of 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Madison Avenue.

Date: 
January 1st 1926

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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.