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Circa 1920s photograph looking northeast with full frontal and partial side view of the J. W. Jenkins Sons' Music Co. located at 1013-15 Walnut. Shows also American Optical Company and Devoe Paint and Varnish Products, as well as the Jaccard Jewelry Store.

Postcard of traffic on Walnut Street looking north from just north 10th Street. The Commerce Building is picture to the far left.

Photograph of businesses at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and 5th Street. Pictured establishments include Merchants Bank, Fruit Supply Co., and Aleshi Brothers Produce Company.

Date: 
June 1941

Photograph of businesses at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Walnut Buffet and New Market Cafe.

Date: 
June 1941

Photograph of businesses at the southeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Defeo Fruit Co., L. Yukon & Sons Produce Co., Inc., and William F. Helm & Son.

Date: 
June 1941

Photograph of businesses at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Walnut Buffet and New Market Cafe.

Date: 
1940

Photograph looking east toward businesses at the southeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Defeo Fruit Co., L. Yukon & Sons Produce Co., Inc., and William F. Helm & Son.

Date: 
1940

Photograph looking east toward businesses on the east side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street. Pictured establishments include Aleshi Brothers Produce Co., Terminal Produce, Adams Seed Co., A. Robinson & Sons Fruit Co., and Sarser Produce Co.

Date: 
1940

Photograph looking north on the west side of Walnut Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. Pictured establishments include Woolf Brothers, Kirschbaum Clothes, Johnston's Cafe, and J. W. Jenkins and Sons.

Date: 
December 19th 1922

Photograph looking north along the east side of Walnut Street from 12th Street.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 11th Street from the west side of Walnut Street. Helzberg's Diamond Shop is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1925

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Keith and Perry Building, once located at the southwest corner of Walnut Street and 9th Street. Sign on building says Western Exchange Bank. Christmas decorations seen along street.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Butler Motor Company; located on 26th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Sign on building reads Dodge Brothers Motor Car. Other automobile signs down the street include Auburn, Hudson, Essex, Simons-Wiles, Buick, etc. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Walnut Street, Grand Avenue, and 26th Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Home Trust Company located at 1117-19 Walnut Street. Gradwohl Jewelers is visible next door at 1121 Walnut Street. Gate City Optical Company is located in the Home Trust Building. This vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Walnut Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Missouri Savings Association Bank. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Walnut Street between 9th Street and 10th Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Merry Building; located at 1009-11 Walnut Street. Businesses noted in the building include: Merry Optical Company, Nisley's Shoes, Cady & Olmstead Jewelry, and Hoefer Jewelry Company.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view identified on the photograph as the National Fidelity Life Insurance Building, also known as the Continental Building. It was located at the southwest corner of 10th Street and Walnut Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Studebaker Riley Company, located at the southwest corner of 26th Street and Grand Avenue. This vantage point faces west from the northeast corner of 26th and Grand.

Circa 1928 photograph with rear and side view of the Walsix Building, located at the southwest corner of 6th and Walnut streets. This vantage point faces north on the east side of Walnut Street between 6th Street and 7th Street.

Photograph of the Wolferman Building located on the northeast corner of 59th and Main. Also shows delivery cars and men presumed to be Wolferman employees. This vantage point faces west-northwest on 59th Street between Main Street and Walnut Street and shows the south side of the building.

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