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Postcard of The Stats, a hotel once located at the northeast corner of Wyandotte Street and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Lance Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
October 13th 1926

Postcard showing the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast towards the memorial. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Ernest Vail of Stotesbury, Missouri.

Date: 
August 11th 1926

Circa 1926 picture book depicting Willows Maternity Sanitarium during the summer months. Included are pictures of the staff with infants born at the institution, as well as photographs of the facilities. This pamphlet was published for perusal by doctors with patients in need of a maternity hospital.

Date: 
1926

Photograph of the Amberg Club's Guadalupe Center Settlement House (right) and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (left). This vantage point faces south from the northwest corner of the intersection of 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Madison Avenue.

Date: 
January 1st 1926

Photograph with caption, "looking northeast along Wyandotte Street across 52nd Street showing proposed widening for the Main Street extension." Several homes, a woman, and a child riding a tricycle on the sidewalk are shown.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "The Main Street hump north of 49th Street is high above the playground of the E. C. White School. The picture shows a proposal to cut 6 feet of elevation of Main Street to a grade of 4.18%. This vantage point faces northwest from the north side of 49th Street between Main Street and Walnut Street.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed extension of Brookside Boulevard north to connect with Main at 41st Street." At the time, Brookside Boulevard was to be extended north until 41st Street were it would meet with Main Street. The Country Club Car Line, Ponce de Leon Hotel, 47th Street, St. Luke's Hospital, Park Lane Hotel, and Plaza Shops are pictured looking north.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Brush Creek Boulevard and Country Club Plaza [looking west] from roof of Sophian Plaza." The annotations on the photogaph label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

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 north from Park Land at 48th Street and Country Club Car Line, showing approach of proposed trafficway to widened east 48th Street." Park Lane Hotel, St. Luke's Hospital, and Ponce De Leon Hotel, and three unidentified children are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking southeast from 47th and Virginia Avenue." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans to widen 47th Street. Paseo High School is pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Proposed roadway connections, in Park Land, north of 43rd Street." This vantage point faces north-northwest from near the intersection of 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue. The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans for a 43rd Street Viaduct over Mill Creek Drive (presently JC Nichols Parkway).

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking west along 43rd St. from Baltimore Avenue where Brookside Extension and the proposed 43rd Street Viaduct will meet the grade of Baltimore Avenue north." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "The former brickyard and rock quarry south of Brush Creek and west of Main Street." This vantage point faces south from near the intersection of Wyandotte Street and Ward Parkway and shows annotations labeling Brush Creek and street intersections.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking south from Brush Creek Boulevard [presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard] the proposed trafficway, on park lands, to widened East 48th Street." This vantage point faces south-southeast from just south of Brush Creek Boulevard near its intersection with the Country Club Car Line.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed new trafficway looking east on 48th Street from Country Club Car Line."

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed trafficway in 48th Street looking west from Oak Street."

Date: 
1926

Map of the proposed Brookside Extension to aid in the commute from the Country Club District to downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street from Charlotte Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking southwest from the roof of Sophian Plaza" at the northwest corner of Warwick Boulevard and Brush Creek Boulevard (presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard). The Country Club Car Line and E.C. White School (center background) are pictured.

Date: 
1926

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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.