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Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post with caption stating, "Twenty Years of Skyline Change in Kansas City. These three photographs taken from virtually the same spot on Journal-Post hill show the amazing growth of this city's business district in a score of years. The upper picture was made in August, 1912. The picture in the center was taken August, 1929, and the lower photograph was made in August of 1932. -Photos by W. Laurence Dickey."

Date: 
August 28th 1932

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 with a street view of man sitting on a pedal powered grinder sharpening a knife or other instrument. This vantag point faces west on the south side of 3rd Street between Oak Street and Locust Street. A building in the background has "Kansas City Cold Storage and Warehouse Co." painted on the side.

Photograph of a crowd waiting at the locked gate of the Criminal Court Building for news about the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

Date: 
1931

Photograph looking north along west side of Oak Street from 12th Street. Walker Laundry, Rainbow Hotel, and the Y.M.C.A. are pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph with full frontal view of the Palace Cafe, located on the southwest corner of 9th and Oak streets. Hotel Gladstone is also pictured in the same building.

Date: 
November 28th 1923

Photograph looking east towards the McGee freight sub-station and team yards from the McGee Street Viaduct.

Date: 
June 5th 1922

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street from 11th Street. The B'nai Jehudah Temple, Hotel Kathryn, Walker Laundry, and Hotel Empress are pictured to the right.

Date: 
June 10th 1922

Photograph looking north on Oak Street from 18th Street. Advertisements for Coach Corp. and Keystone Auto Wrecking Co. are pictured.

Date: 
May 28th 1922

Photograph looking north along the west side of Oak Street from the south side of 9th Street. The Delico Café and Oakley Hotel is pictured.

Date: 
November 28th 1923

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Date: 
1925

Circa 1928 photograph with distant view of the Kansas City Journal-Post Building, located on the east side of Oak Street between 22nd Street and 23rd Street. Also shows Hospital Hill and the Midwest Oldsmobile Company. This vantage point faces southeast from the Coca-Cola Building at 2107 Grand Avenue.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Mutual Building; located on the southeast corner of 13th and Oak streets. Mutual Bank is located in the building.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Insurance Building, located at the northwest corner of Oak Street and 10th 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.