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Postcard of the fountain located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just south of 9th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south from the intersection of 12th Street and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F.E. Way of Wahoo, Nebraska.

Date: 
September 3rd 1918

Postcard of the New German (Research) Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 23rd Street and Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest from just east of the intersection of 23rd Street and Holmes Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Esther Carter to Bessie Hendrickson of Wichita, Kansas.

Date: 
October 18th 1918

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 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 showing the Swope Park Shelter House Number 1, located to the southeast of the main entrance to Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast on Meyer Boulevard just east of the Swope Park west entrance. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Ella Gordy of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
January 1st 1918

Postcard showing the Blue River and Swope Park Swinging Bridge, located to the southwest of The Lagoon in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards the bridge on the Blue River. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to William B. Walker of Vancouver, Washington.

Date: 
September 13th 1918

Postcard from the Treasury Department of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance that acts as a receipt of payment from William E. Foster to Jessie Mae Foster of Liberty, Missouri. William E. Foster was enlisted as part of Company 12, North Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
October 19th 1918

Postcard showing The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east towards The Scout Statue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. P. H. Colborn of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
October 28th 1918

Postcard showing St. Teresa's Academy at 55th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the front and side of the academy from between Main Street and Wyandotte Street, south of 56th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Catherine Hall of Independence, Missouri.

Date: 
February 21st 1918

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 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

Postcard showing 11th Street looking east from Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This portion of 11th Street from Main to Walnut Street is also known as Petticoat Lane. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Beulah Bailey of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Date: 
November 23rd 1918

Postcard showing the Santa Fe Trail Marker inside of a roundabout near Broadway and 30th Street in Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from just north of the roundabout, which is located west of Broadway Boulevard at the intersection 30th Street and Penn Drive. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline Sayle of Attleboro Falls, Massachusetts.

Date: 
June 28th 1918

Postcard showing the Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the east of the main structure. This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Union Station from the Main Street Viaduct. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. S. B. Buck of Anderson, Missouri.

Date: 
February 3rd 1918

Postcard of the B.P.O. Elks Club No. 26 in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 7th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Helen Ader of Minneapolis.

Date: 
March 21st 1918

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the first ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by the Missouri River to the north, Kansas to the west, 14th Street to the south, and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the east.

Date: 
1918

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 fifth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by the Missouri River to the north, Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the west, 9th Street to the south, and Lydia Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the fifteenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is largely bounded by 9th Street to the north, Cleveland Avenue to the west, 23rd Street to the south, and eastern city limits to the east.

Date: 
1918

Pages

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.