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Postcard of the Inter-City Viaduct in Kansas City, Missouri, now better known as the portion of I-70 between downtown Kansas City, Missouri and downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The vantage point at the viaduct's eastern entrance looks west towards the West Bottoms and Kansas City, Kansas in the far distance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the viaduct and a short letter to Mrs. I.D. Mollet of Chanute, Kansas.

Date: 
April 22nd 1922

Postcard of Hotel Baltimore, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Mabel E. Acom to her mother, Sarah Acom, of North Bend, Nebraska.

Date: 
July 3rd 1922

Postcard of Baltimore Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter.

Date: 
August 14th 1922

Postcard of 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 Verna Borgman at the Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Date: 
April 28th 1922

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 showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east near the southeast corner of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Jason Adams of Dixfield, Maine.

Date: 
October 1st 1922

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline King of Omaha, Nebraska.

Date: 
May 29th 1922

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south-southwest on Pershing Road from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Helen Stout of McCune, Kansas.

Date: 
August 16th 1922

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri financial district from atop the Bell Telephone Building at the northwest corner of 11th Street and Oak Street. This elevated vantage point faces northwest and shows the Reliance Building (foreground right), the Lathrop Building (foreground left), the R. A. Long Building and Commerce Trust Building (background left), and the Scarritt Building and Federal Building (background right). The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about this city district and a short letter to G. A. Shadbolt of Hot Springs, Arkansas from his wife Nellie.

Date: 
October 21st 1922

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri business district from atop Union Station. This elevated vantage point faces north, showing Main Street on the right and the H. D. Lee Mercantile Company Building at 20th and Wyandotte on the left. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about this city district and a short letter to Ira D. Mollet of Chanute, Kansas.

Date: 
April 21st 1922

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 Eugene Holman of Dixfield, Maine.

Date: 
September 29th 1922

Postcard showing the auditorium of Newman Theater, once located on the west side of Main Street between 11th and 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. M. Andrews of Birmingham, Alabama.

Date: 
November 21st 1922

Postcard showing the 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 Mrs. Harley McCasland of Jefferson City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 12th 1922

Postcard showing the entrance to the main waiting room in Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the entrance from within the Grand Lobby. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Nick Woods of Deepwater, Missouri.

Date: 
December 16th 1922

Postcard of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Building, located at the northwest corner of 11th and Oak Streets in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This postcard faces northwest from an elevated vantage point catty-corner to the Telephone Building. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter to Amelia Cane of Alpine, New York.

Date: 
September 22nd 1922

Postcard of the Ivanhoe Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces east-southeast at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. George Hayward of Rutledge, Missouri.

Date: 
September 3rd 1922

Postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple at the northwest corner of Troost Avenue and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 15th and Troost. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Paul Dinkle of Fayette, Missouri.

Date: 
October 27th 1922

Postcard of the baggage area at Union Station, currently used by the United States Postal Service. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Union Station in the background.

Date: 
1922

Photograph looking north on the east side Kensington Avenue between 14th Street and 15th Street (presently Truman Road). A man is pictured constructing a fence in front of 1411 and 1413 Kensington.

Date: 
July 24th 1922

Photograph looking west on the north side of 3rd Street between Walnut Street and Main Street. Pictured establishments include the Cozy House, B. Ossep Com. Co., and L. Yukon & Son Produce.

Date: 
October 1922

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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.