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Postcard labeled as the Bell Memorial Hospital at the University of Kansas Medical School, once located several blocks north of the present day University of Kansas Medical Center. This building was located just south of Southwest Boulevard and east of present day Rainbow Boulevard at the corner of College Avenue and East Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mary A. Kirby of Lawrence, Kansas.

Date: 
December 17th 1928

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the hotel and a short letter.

Date: 
June 8th 1928

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.

Date: 
May 19th 1928

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 Vetra Acton of Lancaster, Missouri.

Date: 
November 15th 1928

Postcard showing the Pioneer Mother Statue, located in Penn Valley Park, southwest of Kessler Road and the Liberty Memorial Mall. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial in the background. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Newton Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
October 24th 1928

Postcard of the Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 13th and Central Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F.R. Chantry of Malvern, Iowa from an attendee at the 1928 National Republican Convention. The writer comments that, "If no one breaks away it is sure for Hoover. The great drive is to prevent his getting it."

Date: 
June 13th 1928

Postcard showing the main waiting room at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from the southwestern corner of the waiting room. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. C. F. Wood of Minneapolis, Minnesota from her sister.

Date: 
January 9th 1928

Postcard of the Old Shawnee Mission in Fairway, Kansas. This vantage point faces northeast towards the rear of the southeast Shawnee Indian Mission building. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Frank W. Merriam of Topeka, Kansas.

Date: 
October 15th 1928

Tenth Anniversary and "Progress Edition" of the Kansas City Call newspaper. The paper includes stories about crime and political news, social and church updates, sports stories, and advertisements for local businesses, groceries, and cosmetic products. A spread on page B-3 includes a statement from editor and publisher C. A. Franklin as well as photographs of the Call's facilities on 18th Street and its editorial and other staff. "Present Day Kansas City Far Cry From 1850" on B-4 describes the changes in the city over the last 75 years.

Date: 
July 27th 1928

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Federal Reserve Bank Building; located on the northeast corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue. Letterhead and logo for the bank is located on the back of photograph #28.

Date: 
1928

Composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City Board of Education, officers, and superintendent, "As organized April 5, 1928." Pictured are Allendoerger, C. W., Treasurer; Baird, Charles; Fuller, Carolyn Farwell; Jackson, J. B., Secretary; Melcher, George, Superintendent; Meservey, Edwin C., President; Moore, Annette; Smith, Bryce B., Vice President; Smith, J. Roy.

Date: 
April 1928

Photograph looking north along Baltimore from the southwest corner of 12th and Baltimore. Shows Baltimore Hotel as the Hoover headquarters, outfitted with political decorations for the Republican National Convention.

Date: 
June 13th 1928

Photograph looking west from the southeast corner of Linwood and Troost, at night with long exposure. Shows the LaSalle Hotel (right) and the Bodine Drugstore (left).

Date: 
December 28th 1928

Photograph looking north along Troost Avenue from just south of Linwood Boulevard, at night with long exposure. Street outfitted with Christmas decorations. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre is shown in the center left background.

Date: 
1928

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Grand Avenue Temple church and office building, located on the southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Avenue. Advertisements for L.J. Baer & Company are pictured.

Date: 
1928

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Railway Exchange Building on the southwest corner of 7th Street and Grand Avenue.

Date: 
1928

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Sharp Building, located on the northwest corner of 11th and Walnut streets. Businesses in view include Federmann's Drugstore, Olney Music Company, Woolf Brothers, etc.

Date: 
1928

Photograph identified as, "Fairies, brownies, flowers, sunbonnet babes and overall boys, from Grades 3, 4 & 5, Woodland School playing in the operetta "On Midsummer's Day", May 10, 1928."

Date: 
May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Operetta "On Midsummer's Day", Finale - Act II - Grades 1-5: Inclusive, Woodland School - May 10, 1928."

Date: 
May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Scene from "On Midsummer's Day", operetta presented by Woodland Schoo, May 10, 1928, butterflies, honeybees, sunbeams & raindrops, Grades 1 & 2."

Date: 
May 10th 1928

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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.