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Postcard showing the flower beds in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the entrance of the park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Henry Simmons of Mound City, Missouri.

Date: 
November 26th 1920

Postcard showing Pleasure Lake in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south towards the natatorium (left); Illumination Tower and Dancing Pavilion (center); and the Electric Fountain (right). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mabel Couch attending Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.

Date: 
November 1909

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east near the southeast corner of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Jason Adams of Dixfield, Maine.

Date: 
October 1st 1922

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline King of Omaha, Nebraska.

Date: 
May 29th 1922

Postcard showing the Grand Court at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest towards the entrance of the amusement park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Leonard Burkhow of Neosho, Missouri.

Date: 
November 17th 1927

Photograph of Electric Park at night, once located at 46th Street and The Paseo. This vantage point faces southeast across Mirror Lake (also known as Pleasure Lake) and shows the two Electric Park Illumination Towers.

Date: 
1910

Photograph of the Woodland Avenue Christian Church located at southeast corner of 24th Street and Woodland Avenue. C. E. Croggett is listed on back the back of the photograph as pastor.

Photograph looking south on the east side of Woodland Avenue towards its intersection with Independence Avenue. Brownell Cleaners is pictured to the left.

Date: 
July 31st 1923

Photograph of Brownell Cleaners at the northeast corner of Woodland Avenue and Independence Avenue.

Date: 
July 31st 1923

Photograph of the front entrance to the Harry M. Evans Children's Home-Finding Society, showing a young child in a basket looking at a visitor. The home cared for children under five with an average of thirty per month. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
October 1933

Photograph with slide description, "Boy receiving heat treatment Children's Mercy Hospital, K.C., Mo."

Photograph with slide description, "Patients at Children's Mercy Hospital enjoying a show put on by the Junior League, K.C., Mo."

Photograph of first grade students working in a garden across the street from the Kansas City Teacher's College. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the south side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue (this portion of 8th Street is defunct). The southeastern entrance to the Kansas City Teachers College is shown in the background.

Photograph with an exterior street level view of Linwood School, once located on the north side of Linwood Boulevard between Highland Avenue and Woodland Avenue. This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of Linwood and Woodland.

Photograph of students inside a classroom attending a "reading clinic summer session" at the Kansas City Teacher's College. The building is located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue (this portion of 8th Street is defunct).

Date: 
1935

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Lincoln High School. This vantage point faces northeast on Woodland Avenue between 21st Street and 22nd Street.

Photograph of children and two adults in a playground on the balcony of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue. This vantage point faces east and shows the south frontage of the building to the left.

Photograph of children on a jungle gym on the balcony of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue. This vantage point faces west from near the center of the balcony.

Circa 1930 photograph of students and a teacher on a double-decker bus parked outside of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue. This vantage point faces southwest from near the south-facing southwest entrance to the school. The building once located at the southeast corner of 8th and Woodland is pictured to the right. Written on the back of the photograph, "Doubledeck bus, everyone wanted to get on the upper deck if weather permitted, about 1930".

Photograph of Miss McBee's students of Woodland Public School, posed outside the south-facing southwest entrance to the school.

Date: 
January 1933

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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.