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Postcard showing a section of the business district in Kansas City, Missouri. This elevated vantage point faces east-northeast and shows the Bell Telephone Building at 11th and Oak (background right), the Federal Reserve Bank and R.A. Long Building at 10th and Grand (background center), and the Commerce Building at 10th and Walnut (foreground left). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to J. Allan Fisher of Independence, Missouri from Kate T. Kittell.

Date: 
November 29th 1930

Postcard of Scarritt Spring on Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Aron Leher of Clarksburg, Missouri.

Date: 
September 20th 1930

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Virginia Kathryn Way of Wahoo, Nebraska from her mother.

Date: 
October 16th 1930

Booklet describing the history, purpose, and operation of The Helping Hand Institute of Kansas City, Missouri. The document details the necessity for prosperous citizens to donate to the organization so that they may help the homeless find employment. Also included are pictures of the organization's facilities and beneficiaries.

Date: 
1930

Group portrait of N. Emerson Paton (left), Morris Shankman (holding shovel) and other unidentified South Central Business Association officials at the groundbreaking for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost. This vantage point faces north-northeast with the building at 3109 Troost in the background.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of participants including the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost.

Date: 
1930

Postcard of the "Elm Street U-Smile Camp, 1 mile east of Kansas City on U.S. No. 40, 70 cottages." The camp and adjacent gas station (not pictured) was owned by Joseph Herman. It was located just east of the current intersection of 35th Street and Highway 40.

Date: 
April 17th 1930

Photograph with frontal view of building at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 11th Street. The Emery, Bird, Thayer Building (right) and Lathrop Building (left) are also visible. Corner of roof and sign of Browning, King and Co. shows in foreground.

Date: 
1930

Photograph looking west from the northeast corner of 12th Street and Locust Street. The Lee Hotel is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1930

Photograph looking east along the south side of 13th from the east side of Holmes. St. Mary's Episcopal Church is pictured to the right.

Date: 
1930

Photograph looking east-northeast from the southeast corner of 8th Street and Tracy Avenue.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Berbigilia Building, once located at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Forest Avenue. Signage for P. Berbigilia & Son is shown on the first floor facing 31st Street. This vantage point faces south-southeast on Forest Avenue just north of 31st Street.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Board of Trade Building, located at the southeast corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of Anderson Photo Company employees playing croquet at the company picnic at Winnwood Beach. Winnwood Beach was once located near the present intersection of Northeast Chouteau Trafficway and Interstate 35.

Date: 
July 23rd 1930

Photograph of the Karnopp Building, located at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Main Street.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Davidson Building at the northeast corner of 17th Street and Main Street.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Western Auto Supply Building, located at the northeast corner of 21st Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard).

Date: 
1930

Photograph of the Forest Hill Mausoleum, located near the northeast corner of Troost Avenue and 69th Street. This vantage point faces west-northwest towards the building.

Date: 
1930

Photograph showing staff and patients in waiting room of the Alfred Benjamin Dispensary, once located on the north side of Admiral Boulevard between Harrison Street and Troost Avenue.

Date: 
1930

Photograph showing women in a sitting area in the interior of the Catherine Hale Home for Blind Women.

Date: 
1930

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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.