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Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of children are playing baseball at Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration. There is a stone structure in the background.

A woman and her child in the railyard area where they lived. Railroad companies reused cars as housing for Mexican railroad workers, many of whom were recent immigrants could not find or afford more permanent housing.

A woman and her child outside of the boxcar where they lived. Railroad companies reused cars as housing for Mexican railroad workers, many of whom were recent immigrants could not find or afford more permanent housing.

Photograph of a group of children and teenagers dressed for a Greek Independence Day celebration at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1931

Photograph of a Church of the Annunciation pastor and group of children dressed for a Greek Independence Day celebration during the 1920s.

Photograph of the congregation of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church on the occasion of its consecration in 1925. The church was located at the intersection of Bethany Street and Lowell Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
1925
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.