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An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek before it feeds into Lake Hiwassee.

Date: 
October 24th 1939

An autochrome photograph of Loula Long Combs amongst a bed of iris on the Longview Farm.

Date: 
May 19th 1939

An autochrome photograph of tulips growing in front of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

Date: 
May 9th 1939

Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel, an "exclusive residential and transient hotel", located at Broadway Boulevard and 36th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 36th Street and Broadway Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Margaret Allison of St. Louis, Missouri.

Date: 
June 3rd 1939

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.

Date: 
January 20th 1939

Postcard of Hotel Phillips, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest on Baltimore Avenue, just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. G.F. Gees of Fort Scott, Kansas.

Date: 
June 1st 1939

Postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Linwood and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Toothe in Galesburg, Illinois.

Date: 
August 6th 1939

Postcard of the Plaza Laundry Company in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces south at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and 42nd Street. The back of the postcard includes a brief advertisement for Plaza Laundry Company to local resident E.C. Edwards.

Date: 
July 17th 1939

Directory presenting a cross section of of local Negro civic organizations, including social and political organizations, college and university alumni groups, women's organizations, and educational and service organizations.

Date: 
August 1st 1939

Program from the edication ceremony of the new United States Court House and Post Office on Pershing Road. Federal judge Merrill E. Otis presided over the event, with guests including Senator Bennett "Champ" Clark, Senator Harry Truman, and Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Music was provided by the Letter Carriers' Band, and the event was broadcast by WDAF Radio. The program also includes photographs and histories of earlier Kansas City federal buildings, and a list of the agencies that will be housed in the new facility.

Date: 
October 5th 1939

Pamphlet describing the history and purpose of City Union Mission after 15 years of service. The Mission asserts its mission to shelter and feed people in need, and writes that "to help a man without belittling him ...

Date: 
1939

Photograph with interior view identified as "Halloween Party, Club Tepeyac, Guadalupe Center, October 28, 1939." Many in photograph are in Halloween costume. No identification of individuals.

Date: 
October 28th 1939

Association rules of the Kansas City YMCA, as incorporated May 25, 1896, reincorporated May 20, 1916, and amended February 28, 1928. By-laws have been adopted December 20, 1912, re-adopted June 20, 1917, Dec. 28, 1923, amended June 10, 1929, amended October 15, 1937, and then again amended September 10, 1939.

Date: 
1939

An autochrome photograph of Leslie T. Martin's house, tower, and garden on Briarcliff between present-day Route 9 and North Briarcliff Road. Martin was president of Martin Printing Company.

Date: 
May 10th 1939

An autochrome photograph of Leslie T. Martin's house and tower on Briarcliff between present-day Route 9 and North Briarcliff Road. Martin was president of Martin Printing Company.

Date: 
May 10th 1939
Kansas City Anti-Vice Society

Kansas City Anti-Vice Society pamphlet published October 27, 1939.

Date: 
1939
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.