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Small book containing prints of Kansas City attractions, including the outside and grand lobby of Union Station, Grand Avenue looking south from 8th Street, Petticoat Lane looking east, the lake and speedway in Penn Valley Park, Armour Boulevard, the entrance and shelter house of Swope Park, Gladstone Boulevard with view of R. A. Long residence, Cliff Drive, The Paseo, and Coates Drive.

Date: 
1918

Photograph looking west toward Troost Avenue from the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue. The scene was part of an investigation that took place following the August 12, 1933 murder of bootlegger Ferris Anthon by mobster Charles (Mad Dog) Gargotta and others. Sheriff Tom Bash killed two gangsters during the exchange.

Date: 
August 12th 1933

Photograph looking east along Armour Boulevard from the west side of Gillham Road.

Date: 
March 30th 1922

Photograph looking north from the southwest corner of Gillham Road and Armour Boulevard.

Date: 
1920

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company. This vantage point faces west from the northeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Broadway Boulevard.

Photograph of the Ellison Apartments, located at the northwest corner of Armour Boulevard and Central Street.

Date: 
1930
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.