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Postcard of The Aladdin, "The Hotel with a Personality", located on the east side of Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes an advertisement for the hotel and a short letter to Mrs. Leonard Salverson of Hiawatha, Kansas.

Date: 
October 6th 1929

Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel, an "exclusive residential and transient hotel", located at Broadway Boulevard and 36th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 36th Street and Broadway Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Margaret Allison of St. Louis, Missouri.

Date: 
June 3rd 1939

Postcard of Hotel Baltimore, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Mabel E. Acom to her mother, Sarah Acom, of North Bend, Nebraska.

Date: 
July 3rd 1922

Postcard of Baltimore Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter.

Date: 
August 14th 1922

Postcard of Baltimore Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Paul Dinkle of Fayette, Missouri.

Date: 
October 27th 1921

Postcard of Baltimore Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
September 1st 1931

Postcard of the Hotel Continental, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 11th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to be delivered in Kansas City, Missouri to Jay C. Barber.

Date: 
November 13th 1941

Postcard of Hotel Sherman, located at the southeast corner of Locust Street and 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
May 3rd 1924

Postcard of The Stats, a hotel once located at the northeast corner of Wyandotte Street and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Lance Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
October 13th 1926

Postcard of Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Jim Allen Anderson of Springfield, Missouri.

Date: 
August 8th 1923

Postcard of Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
January 20th 1939

Postcard of the Main Lobby of the Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. H. A. Stearns of Arcade, New York.

Date: 
July 14th 1918

Postcard of Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Verna Borgman at the Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Date: 
April 28th 1922

Postcard of Hotel Phillips, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest on Baltimore Avenue, just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. G.F. Gees of Fort Scott, Kansas.

Date: 
June 1st 1939

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter.

Date: 
June 8th 1928

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter to Mrs. Lester Snow of Somerville, Massachusetts.

Date: 
July 11th 1937

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 of Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest from just south of the intersection of 9th Street and Main Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief advertisement for the hotel.

Date: 
December 15th 1924

Postcard of the Junction and Westgate Hotel, once located between Main Street and Delaware Street at 9th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from just south of The Junction. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter to Dr. Boyle of Pittsburg, Kansas.

Date: 
December 19th 1921

Photograph of the interior of the Blue Goose Cafe, a restaurant turned speakeasy caught for serving liquor during Prohibition. It was located at the northwest corner of 9th Street and Wyandotte Street in the basement of Hotel White (renamed Puritan Hotel in 1919). The cafe's entrance entrance faced 9th Street.

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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.