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Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse. This photograph was likely taken atop the Jackson County Detention Home at the southeast corner of 13th Street and Locust Street, looking north-northwest towards the courthouse and the Kansas City City Hall in the background.

Book containing text and photographs of the history, facilties, art, and architecture of the courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri. The document also includes portrait photographs of the public servants that aided in the creation of the new Jackson County Courthouse and a list of county judges of Jackson County from 1827 to 1933.

Date: 
1935

Photograph of the intersection of 9th Street and Locust Street taken from the public library window at the northeast corner of the intersection. This vantage point faces south-southeast with the Federal Reserve Bank Building under construction at the northeast corner of 10th and Grand in the background.

Date: 
1919

Circa 1932 photograph with side view of a City Ice Company of Kansas City delivery truck described as "six-wheel, 63-cake Diamond T., used as transfer truck." The truck is parked outside of the Locust Street entrance of General Hospital with two unidentified people. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Locust Street between 23rd Street and 24th Street.

Circa 1925 photograph of the First Christian Church at the northwest corner of 11th Street and Locust Street.

Circa 1934 photograph looking west down Armour Boulevard from Locust Street. The building in on the right is the Georgian Court at the corner of Armour Boulevard and Locust Street. Beyond that is Park Central under construction.

Photograph looking north along the east side of Locust Street between Independence Boulevard and 6th Street. The Jackson County Courthouse and the K.C. Cold Storage Building is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1920

Photograph looking south from the ASB Bridge and looking towards the intersection of 3rd Street and Locust Street. The Kansas City Cold Storage Company is pictured to the right.

Date: 
1925

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 north from the northwest corner of 12th Street and Locust Street.

Date: 
1929

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Inter-State (Interstate) Building, located at the southwest corner of 13th and Locust streets.

Photograph of the Drake Apartment Hotel, once located on the west side of Locust Street between 10th Street and 11th Street.

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.