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Postcard of the Sears, Roebuck & Company warehouse, administration, and retail buildings, built in 1925 at the southwest corner of 15th Street (now Truman Road) and Cleveland Avenue. Also pictured are company buildings in Dallas, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Seattle.

Postcard of the intersection of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) in the Country Club Plaza. This vantage point faces southwest from near the intersection of Main Street and 46th Street. The Chandler Nursery is pictured in the background as the white building.

Postcard of Kansas City baseball fans outside of Browning King Men & Boys Clothing at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue.

Date: 
1923

Postcard of the Country Club Plaza lights during Christmas 1937. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the northeast corner of Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) and 47th Street.

Date: 
1937

Photograph of unidentified boys before a grocery and drugstore at the northeast corner of 23rd Street (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east on Summit Street just north of 23rd Street.

Date: 
July 1923

Photograph of storefronts along the southwest corner of 11th Street and Broadway Boulevard. New Broadway Hotel sign in view as well as entrance to Denver Pharmacy.

Date: 
March 31st 1923

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 47th Street showing noonday congestion of traffic at Troost Avenue." Piggly Wiggly and Crown Drug Co. are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Mill Creek Drive at 47th Street, showing the proposed roadway due north to Brookside Boulevard Extension and main at 41st Street. Plaza shops, Park Lane Hotel, and St. Luke's Hospital are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Main Street at 41st, looking north showing the proposed diagonal connection with Brookside Boulevard and new 60 foot roadway as fixed by recent condemnation." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph of an older man, possibly Charles W. Zuflet, sitting atop a velocipede bicycle in front of the C. W. Zuflet Hardware Store at 613 Prospect Avenue. The store window shows "reckage-Hardware."

Photograph looking northwest towards the Newman Theater and storefronts on the west side of Main Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Date: 
1932

Photograph looking south along the east side of Main Street from 10th Street. The Newman Theater and Royal Theater are pictured to the right.

Date: 
1925

Photograph of storefronts along the south side of 12th Street between Campbell Street and Harrison Street.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 12th Street from Charlotte Street. The Holmes Hotel and Matteson & Co. Furniture are pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north from the east side of Main Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. The Palace Theater, Westgate Hotel, Books KC Trunk Co., and Katz drugstore is pictured.

Date: 
1931

Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street between Main and Baltimore. The Jones Store and Nance's Cafe is pictured to the right.

Date: 
1925

Photograph with full frontal view of Paul Felix Men's Clothes store, located at 920 Grand Avenue.

Date: 
1925

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Home Trust Company located at 1117-19 Walnut Street. Gradwohl Jewelers is visible next door at 1121 Walnut Street. Gate City Optical Company is located in the Home Trust Building. This vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Walnut Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Land Bank Building. Also in view on either side is the New England Bank building and Rothschild's department store. This vantage point faces west-southwest from the northeast corner of 10th Street and Main Street.

Photograph of the Berbigilia Building, once located at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Forest Avenue. Signage for P. Berbigilia & Son is shown on the first floor facing 31st Street. This vantage point faces south-southeast on Forest Avenue just north of 31st Street.

Date: 
1930

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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.