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Postcard of the west end of Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest from a bend in Cliff Drive just west of Chestnut Avenue Trafficway and just south of the East Bottoms. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mabel Couch of Washington, D.C..

Date: 
August 23rd 1919

Postcard of a band stand and comfort station once located in the center of Observation Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the northwestern corner of Observation Park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Alford Blaney of Leavenworth, Kansas.

Date: 
May 7th 1919

Postcard of the drive in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
February 12th 1919

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 showing the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mary A. Wilcotson of Webb City, Missouri from her daughter Clara.

Date: 
August 14th 1919

Postcard showing Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the west. This vantage point faces southeast towards Union Station from near the defunct intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Milwaukee Avenue (now 22nd Street). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to W. B. Walker of Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

Date: 
June 16th 1919

Postcard of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange, located at the intersection of Genessee and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-northwest from south of 16th Street between Genessee and Wyoming Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter to Mr. & Mrs. Grant Shadbolt of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Date: 
June 26th 1919

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.

Date: 
July 30th 1919

Photograph of the intersection of 9th Street and Locust Street taken from the public library window at the northeast corner of the intersection. This vantage point faces south-southeast with the Federal Reserve Bank Building under construction at the northeast corner of 10th and Grand in the background.

Date: 
1919

Photograph with full body view of Sgt. Joe Sanders in military uniform. Taken at Camp Bowie, Texas.

Date: 
1919

Broadside including two road maps: one with an approximately 115 mile radius around Kansas City; and one of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The text of the broadside emphasizes the need for good roads in and around Kansas City so that the region can be competitive in agriculture. The document then outlines a plan for infrastructure in Missouri and Kansas.

Date: 
1919

Photograph looking northwest on Brook Street (presently Allen Avenue) between Fairmount Avenue and 23rd Street Trafficway (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez). The Cudahy Packing Company is pictured in the background.

Date: 
April 7th 1919

Photograph looking southwest from the 23rd Street Viaduct from the current intersection of Avenida Cesar E Chavez and American Royal Drive. The Kansas City Belt Railroad Bridge is pictured in the background.

Date: 
April 7th 1919

Photograph with caption, "Standing in front of the bath house of Karnes School are 135 boys in their first communion class in 1919. Most of the boys attended Karnes." The school was located south of Pacific Street between Missouri Avenue and Independence Avenue and between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street.

Date: 
1919
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.