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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

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

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This photograph shows the outside of the Jackson County Democratic Club, located on the second floor of 1908 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
February 28th 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on September 29, 1935 showing downtown Kansas City. This vantage point faces north-northwest from the east side of Gillham Road between 23rd Street and 24th Street. The photograph shows the Kansas City Journal-Post Building (left-center) and the Western Auto Building (left).

Date: 
September 29th 1935

Postcard of the Kansas City Star Building, bounded by 17th Street, Grand Avenue, 18th Street, and McGee Street.

Circa 1925 photograph of a streetcar at the intersection of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) and Main Street. This vantage point faces west from the south side of 15th Street, just east of its intersection with Main Street.

Circa 1925 photograph looking west on the south side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Main Street and Walnut Street.

Postcard of the Coca-Cola Building, designed by Arthur Tufts and located at the southeast corner of 21st Street (defunct on this block) and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard). The Western Auto Supply company became tenants of the building in 1928 and purchased it in 1951. This vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Grand Avenue between 21st Street and 22nd Street.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the downtown Kansas City area, looking west centered over near 12th and Troost. Includes view of West Bottoms and the Kansas River. Covers around 3rd Street south to near 18th Street.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northeast over near 25th Street and Southwest Boulevard; shows the west side of Union Station. Identified on back as "Penn Ave. Viaduct & Union Sta."

Photograph looking north up Baltimore Avenue from near 16th Street. The Kansas City Power and Light Building is in full view in the center of the photograph. The sign for the President Hotel is also in view on the right.

Photograph of looking northeast towards Signboard Hill from atop the Liberty Memorial shaft. The view includes the Journal Post Building, Coca Cola Building, General Hospital, and Hotel Plaza.

Photograph looking north from south end of McGee Street Viaduct, near Gillham Road. Advertisements for Carey Roofing, Camel, Franklin Ice Cream, and Shuff Battery, Tire & Electric Service are pictured.

Date: 
June 12th 1922

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

Date: 
June 5th 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 south from 20th Street showing the McGee Street Viaduct and the west entrance to the McGee Street team yards.

Date: 
May 29th 1922

Photograph looking north-northwest on McGee Street from just north of 22nd Street. The Coca-Cola Building is pictured to the left.

Date: 
May 10th 1927

Photograph looking east on the north side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Charlotte Street and Campbell Street. The Globe Laundry is pictured in the background.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking east on the north side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) from Charlotte Street. The Globe Laundry is pictured in the background.

Date: 
1925

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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.