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Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Miss Sue Wornall, the great-great-granddaughter of mission founder Thomas Johnson, poses in front of the monument itself, with Bishop Eugene R. Hendrix at the left of the image and Judge Nelson Case at the right. The text of the marker reads "This monument marks the site of the mission house erected for the benefit of the Shawnee Indians by Reverend Thomas Johnson, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in 1830.

Date: 
June 26th 1917

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Julia Stinson, a Shawnee descendent born in 1934 a half-mile east of the site, is being blessed by Bishop Eugene R. Hendrix on the right and Bishop William O. Shepard on the left. Mrs. Stinson helped to confirm the mission site, and delivered a speech at the dedication. Thomas Johnson later relocated the mission to Johnson County.

Date: 
June 26th 1917

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Thomas Johnson later relocated the mission to Johnson County. Unidentified men and women are pictured near a tent and American flag.

Date: 
June 26th 1917

Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in Kansas City, Kansas. The soldiers are marching north on 7th Street Trafficway, near the corner of Nebraska Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church and 7th Street M. E. Church are among the buildings in the background.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in Kansas City, Kansas. The soldiers are marching north on 7th Street Trafficway, near the corner of Nebraska Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church is in the background.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
December 24th 1936

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
October 10th 1936

Photograph of the exterior of the Simon Company plant, a mattress manufactuer, in the Fairfax District of Kansas City, Kansas. The plant opened in 1936 at Fairfax and Eagle (later Sunshine) Roads, west of the Fairfax Airport.

Date: 
1937

Two photographs of the viaduct at Goddard Viaduct in Kansas City, Kansas. The viaduct, built in 1923, replaced an earlier structure and allowed Goddard Avenue to continue over the rail yards in the Argentine neighborhood.

Date: 
September 30th 1926

Photograph of the exterior of the Commercial National Bank building on the southwest corner of 6th & Minnesota in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The Exchange State Bank is also visible in the background.

Date: 
1935

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Jail in Kansas City, Kansas, circa 1930, located at the southeast corner of 7th Street and State Avenue.

Photograph of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas circa 1925. Students names are listed: Herbert Treff, Edith Backnick, Birdie Holyfield, Evelyn Treff, Joe Burns, Helen & Hazel Brauer, Elizabeth Backnick, Eleanor Treff, Sherwin "Bud" Treff, Kenneth LaBarr, Clara Deleta, and Fred Backnick.

Photograph showing an Armourdale baseball team in Kansas City, Kansas, likely taken in the 1910s. Noted on the back of the image is that the team was managed by Sandy Hanson.

Photograph, which appears to be taken between 1930 and 1940, taken from inside a vehicle driving on the Inter-City Viaduct, looking east with the Kansas City, Missouri skyline in view in the background. The viaduct connects Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Kansan newspaper building, located at the northeast corner of 8th Street and Armstrong Avenue in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, sometime in the 1930s. The newspaper moved into this new facility in 1927. The Interstate Storage & Moving Company building can be seen in the background, further east on Armstrong Avenue.

Photograph of the exterior of the Sealright Company plant, a paper products, bottle caps, and food packaging manufacturer, in the Fairfax district of Kansas City, Kansas, south of the Fairfax Airport. The plant opened in 1932 at the intersection of Fairfax and Rickel Roads.

Date: 
1937

Photograph of the farmer's market at the northeast corner of 38th and State Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of Brauer School, a one-room school in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
October 23rd 1936

Photograph of the exterior view of the Massey-Harris Harvester Company, a tractor and thresher manufacturer, plant in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. The plant opened in 1925 north of the intersection of Fairfax Road and Diagonal Way.

Date: 
1937

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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.