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Postcard showing Kansas City, Missouri from the Junction at 9th Street and Main Street. This vantage point faces south down Main Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. Otto Peel of Des Moines, Iowa from their son Carl.

Date: 
September 21st 1918

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from just east of the intersection of Pershing and Main. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Frances Hamilton to Mrs. Squire Johnson of Stotesbury, Missouri.

Date: 
April 11th 1921

Circa 1915 photograph with view of 5th Street looking east-northeast toward its intersection with Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in the right background. Also pictured is Centropolis Hotel (center) and American Steel and Wire Company (right).

Photograph of an unidentified woman stepping aboard the number 50 Troost streetcar.

Date: 
1940

Photograph with interior view of streetcar with unidentified men and women aboard.

Date: 
1940

Photograph with interior view of streetcar with unidentified men and women aboard.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of unidentified men and women alighting the number 50 Troost streetcar.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue. This vantage point faces west on 31st Street between Drury Avenue and Oakley Avenue and shows the intersection of 31st and Van Brunt at the traffic light. The Milton Moore School on the south side of 31st between Cypress and Elmwood is pictured at the top of the hill, half obstructed by trees.

Date: 
1925

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue. This vantage point faces west on 31st Street between Drury Avenue and Oakley Avenue and shows the intersection of 31st and Van Brunt at the traffic light. The Milton Moore School on the south side of 31st between Cypress and Elmwood is pictured at the top of the hill, half obstructed by trees.

Date: 
1925

Postcard of traffic on Walnut Street looking north from just north 10th Street. The Commerce Building is picture to the far left.

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar looking south from the intersection of 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The streetcar's bridge over Brush Creek, Ward Parkway, and Sunset Hill are pictured in the background.

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

Circa 1925 photograph of a streetcar at the intersection of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) and Main Street. This vantage point faces west from the south side of 15th Street, just east of its intersection with Main Street.

Photograph looking south on the west side of Walnut Street towards its intersection with 11th Street. Pictured establishments include Woolf Brothers, Owl Drug Store, Wolferman's Cafeteria.

Date: 
December 19th 1922

Postcard showing the Dixon Hotel that once stood on the southeast corner of 12th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

Photograph with caption, "Main Street looking north toward 40th Street showing the depressed street grade that should be raised to meet existing yard levels and the new new curb lines fixed by recent condemnation."

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street toward Troost Avenue." This vantage point faces east-northeast from the intersection of 48th Street and Harrison Street and shows a K. C. Railways Co. building.

Date: 
1926

Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street from Walnut Street. Palace Clothing Company Building is pictured in the center background.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north along the west side of the 1300 block of Walnut Street.

Date: 
December 8th 1925

Photograph looking north from the south side of intersection of 39th Street and Main Street.

Date: 
March 19th 1924

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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.