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An autochrome photograph of the Keneseth Israel Beth Sholom Synagogue. The vantage point faces west at the intersection of 34th Street and The Paseo.

Date: 
September 27th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the north dome on the Keneseth Israel Beth Sholom Synagogue. This vantage point faces west-northwest towards the southeastern face of the dome.

Date: 
November 7th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Scottish Rite Temple, as seen from the south of the building.

Date: 
October 3rd 1933

Postcard showing The Paseo looking north from Armour Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
April 3rd 1920

Postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Linwood and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Toothe in Galesburg, Illinois.

Date: 
August 6th 1939

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the twelfth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 31st Street to the north, Main Street to the west, 39th Street to the south, and Garfield Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party given by employees in honor of Nell Donnelly Reed's son, David, at the Linwood Christian Community Church at the southwest corner of Forest Avenue and Linwood Boulevard.

Date: 
December 23rd 1932

Print of the synagogue and school building of Congregation Keneseth Israel-Beth Sholom located at the southwest corner of 34th Street and The Paseo, designed, printed and donated by Burd & Fletcher Printing Company. This vantage point faces southwest from the northeast corner of 34th and The Paseo.

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the A&P Grocery Store at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Date: 
1940

Photograph with interior view of the A&P Grocery Store at its store opening at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Date: 
1940

Group portrait of N. Emerson Paton (left), Morris Shankman (holding shovel) and other unidentified South Central Business Association officials at the groundbreaking for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost. This vantage point faces north-northeast with the building at 3109 Troost in the background.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of participants including the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost.

Date: 
1930

Photograph looking west from the southeast corner of Linwood and Troost, at night with long exposure. Shows the LaSalle Hotel (right) and the Bodine Drugstore (left).

Date: 
December 28th 1928

Photograph looking north along Troost Avenue from just south of Linwood Boulevard, at night with long exposure. Street outfitted with Christmas decorations. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre is shown in the center left background.

Date: 
1928

Photograph looking southwest from the east side of Troost just south of 31st Street. Some of the businesses shown include Western Auto, Woolworth's Dime Store, Crown Drugstore, etc.

Date: 
1935

Photograph looking south along Troost Avenue from just north of 31st Street. Streets are shown outfitted with Christmas decorations. Isis Theatre and the Wirthman Building are pictured to the right.

Date: 
December 1935

Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue. The luncheon was held to celebrate the opening of a new Katz location at the intersection of Linwood and Troost. The officials pictured are, from left to right: Myron H. Klein, manager of the Katz store at Linwood and Troost; Tim Blond, operating manager; Michael H. Katz, president of the Katz Drugstore company; Morris Shlensky, secretary and assistant general manager; Ross B. Myers, personnel director; and Orvis A.

Date: 
June 3rd 1941

Postcard of Troost Avenue looking north towards its intersection with 31st Street. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre at the southwest corner of 31st and Troost is shown in the left background.

Photograph of a crowd gathered around a Buick automobile on Armour Boulevard. The car belonged to mobster Gus "Steinie" Fasone and was the intended getaway vehicle following the murder of bootlegger Ferris Anthon by Charles Gargotta and accomplices. Fasone and fellow gangster Sam Scola were killed in the exhange by Sheriff Tom Bash. The picture was taken after the bodies were removed.

Date: 
August 12th 1933

Photograph looking west toward Troost Avenue from the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue. The scene was part of an investigation that took place following the August 12, 1933 murder of bootlegger Ferris Anthon by mobster Charles (Mad Dog) Gargotta and others. Sheriff Tom Bash killed two gangsters during the exchange.

Date: 
August 12th 1933

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