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An autochrome photograph of the West Bottoms and Kansas City Stock Yards as seen looking west from Kersey Coates Drive at its intersection with Beardsley Road, just north of 17th Street. This vantage point shows the St. Louis & San Franscisco Railroad in the foreground and the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building in the left background.

Date: 
October 18th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Scottish Rite Temple, as seen from the south of the building.

Date: 
October 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Penn Valley Park, as seen looking northeast from Scout Hill.

Date: 
June 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

Date: 
October 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

Date: 
September 8th 1938

An autochrome photograph of the croton flowers outside of the Swope Park Shelter House, taken from the east.

Date: 
September 20th 1933

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza on Broadway between 47th Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road). This vantage point faces east towards the dome at the northeast corner of Central Street and Alameda.

Date: 
September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of two automobiles parked next to a bed of flowers in the Country Club Plaza at the southeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards the building at the northeast corner of Alameda and Central.

Date: 
July 5th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the Unity Farm (Unity Village) campanile (Italian tower) and the cloisters of the administrative building. This photograph was taken looking southwest.

Date: 
June 21st 1935

An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
October 8th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the northwest.

Date: 
October 10th 1933

The Mission Hills Homes Company was operating a school bus to transport children from the Mission Hills area to the William Cullen Bryant, Sunset Hill, and Country Day Schools in Missouri, there being no grade school available in the area at this time.

Date: 
1922

Photograph of the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri, occupied at the time by The Donnelly Garment Company beginning in 1928. This vantage point faces northeast on 19th Street from just east of Main Street.

Date: 
1937

Photograph of the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri, occupied at the time by The Donnelly Garment Company beginning in 1928. This vantage point faces northwest towards the front of the building from 19th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

Date: 
1937

Looking north along Baltimore Avenue, 9th to 11th Streets, with the New York Life Building in the center.

Date: 
1938

The Municipal Hospital Service Building with central heating plant, laundry, and incineration for the General Hospital group, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces north-northwest on 22nd Street just west of McCoy Avenue (a street once located one half block west of Holmes Street).

Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

View looking west along 18th Street. The Boone and Gem Theaters can be seen on the north side of the street.

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background.

Photograph looking east on 18th Street from between The Paseo and Vine Street.

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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.