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An autochrome photograph of Assumption Church (now known as St. Anthony's), taken looking northeast from the intersection of Benton Boulevard and Lexington Avenue.

Date: 
August 28th 1934

An autochrome photograph of First Congregational Church, once located on the northwest corner of Admiral Boulevard and Highland Avenue. This vantage point faces northwest towards the church from this intersection.

Date: 
October 6th 1932

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

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Broadway. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards a gasoline filling station, a parking lot, and the Country Club Plaza Balcony Building in the background.

Date: 
July 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of lilies growing along Gregory Boulevard by the property of George W. McClelland, lawyer. This vantage point faces west on the north side of Gregory Boulevard between Cherry Street and Holmes Road.

Date: 
June 27th 1935

An autochrome photograph of an automobile parked next to an apple tree on Sunset Drive. Lauder notes with the picture: "Don't Mutilate".

Date: 
April 22nd 1933

Postcard showing the Crestwood Country Club District at 55th Street and Oak Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the 2nd Presbyterian Church (pictured left) from between Oak Street and Crestwood Drive, just south of 55th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to W. C. Hobbs at the Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri.

Date: 
September 21st 1925

Postcard of the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just north of 12th Street. This vantage point faces north from just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about William T. Fitzsimons and a letter to Mrs. Louis Earl of Albion, Michigan.

Date: 
September 1st 1932

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

Postcard of the entrance to Swope Park, located at the intersection of Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast on Swope Parkway from just north of Meyer Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to one Mrs. Walker of Parkville, Missouri.

Date: 
November 8th 1918

Postcard of the 27th Street bridge over Vine Street in Troost Park (now Troost Lake Park), Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west just east of Highland Avenue and to the south of the bridge, and shows the Christian Church Hospital in the distance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the bridge and a short letter from Nellie Shadbolt to her husband G.A. Shadbolt.

Date: 
October 19th 1922

Postcard of the Court House (foreground) and City Hall (background) in Kansas City, Missouri at night. This vantage point faces north-northwest just east of the intersection of Locust and 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Frank Gilbert to Peggy Moore of Fremont, Nebraska.

Date: 
November 3rd 1941

Postcard showing the northern entrance to Pembroke Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Pembroke Lane and 56th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short advertisement for the Country Club District from J.C. Nichols Investment Company to Kansas City resident George Fiske.

Date: 
May 27th 1925

Postcard showing the Verona Columns in the Country Club District in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Mission Drive, Overhill Road, and Ensley Lane. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Rudolph Seidl of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Date: 
August 4th 1931

Postcard showing Hyde Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north down the southbound lane Gillham Road at the intersection of Gillham and 38th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. C. E. McCormmick of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 13th 1920

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 Manheim Road at 39th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest down Manheim Road from the intersection of 39th Street, Virginia Avenue, and Manheim Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Grace Justice of Wichita, Kansas.

Date: 
November 29th 1918

Postcard showing The Paseo looking south from the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain in Kansas City, Missouri. This memorial is located between the southbound and northbound lanes of The Paseo on the north side of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Arthur J. Takott of Winchester, Massachusetts.

Date: 
November 22nd 1923

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards 12th Street and the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain from the intersection of The Paseo and 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Verna Borgman of Levasy, Missouri.

Date: 
October 29th 1921

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards 12th Street and the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain from the intersection of The Paseo and 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Irene Clark of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
August 23rd 1918

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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.