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An autochrome photograph of the B'nai Jehudah Temple, a Jewish synagogue at the southeast corner of Flora Avenue and Linwood Boulevard. This vantage point faces south on Linwood Boulevard just east of Flora.

Date: 
October 4th 1933

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 of the lobby of the St. Regis Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Beatrice Steel of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 12th 1919

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

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

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

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the thirteenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 35th Street to the north, Campbell and Troost Avenue to the west, south city limits to the south, and eastern city limits to the east.

Date: 
1918

Letter from Oscar B. Elam addressed to the librarian of the Kansas City Public Library offering copies of documents for the library's collection. He believes they are of interest to the public as he was the first citizen of Kansas City to demand a recall of the mayor and city council and circulate petitions to that end.

Date: 
May 8th 1940

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 St. Vincent's Catholic Church at 3106 Flora Avenue. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Flora Avenue between 31st and 32nd Street.

Photograph postcard with an exterior, street level view of St. George's Episcopal Church located at southeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. Rev. Charles R. Tyner is noted on the back of the photograph. This vantage point faces east-northeast from the west side of The Paseo just north of 32nd Terrace.

Photograph of the Ivanhoe Park Congregational Church at the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and 39th Street. This vantage point faces southwest from the northeast corner of 39th and Michigan.

Photograph with caption, "looking southeast from 47th and Virginia Avenue." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans to widen 47th Street. Paseo High School is pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with full exterior street level view of Horace Mann School, located on the north side of 39th Street between Euclid Avenue and Garfield Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast from the southeast corner of 39th and Euclid.

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 with an exterior view of Henry C. Kumpf Public School, built in 1920 on the north side 45th Street between Olive Street and Wabash Avenue. Named after former member and officer of the Board of Education, August 1867 - November 1890. This vantage point faces north near the northeast corner of 45th and Olive.

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