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Looking north along Baltimore Avenue, 9th to 11th Streets, with the New York Life Building in the center.

Date: 
1938

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

Photograph of Westport Avenue (now Westport Road), looking east-northeast from the northwest corner of Westport Avenue and Broadway Boulevard.

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

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 south on the west side of Walnut Street towards its intersection with 11th Street. Pictured establishments include Woolf Brothers, Owl Drug Store, Wolferman's Cafeteria.

Date: 
December 19th 1922

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 the north side of 12th Street from Walnut Street. Palace Clothing Company Building is pictured in the center background.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking west along north side of 13th Street between Troost Avenue and Forest Avenue. The Odd Fellows Temple is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north along the west side of the 1300 block of Walnut Street.

Date: 
December 8th 1925

Photograph looking south along the west side of Walnut Street at 6th Street. The Western Union Telegraph building is pictured to the left.

Date: 
April 23rd 1924

Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street from just west of Main Street. The Jones Store is pictured to the right.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking east along the south side of 13th Street between Locust Street and Cherry Street. St. Mary's Church is pictured in the background.

Date: 
August 14th 1924

Photograph looking west along the north side of 13th Street at Baltimore Avenue. The Kansas City Club Building is pictured to the right.

Date: 
February 26th 1926

Photograph looking north-northeast along the west side of Main Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. The Newman Theater is pictured to the left.

Date: 
1932

Photograph looking south along the east side of Broadway Boulevard from 12th Street. The Commonwealth Hotel is pictured to the right.

Date: 
1925

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 south along the west side of Grand Avenue between 9th and 10th Street. The Lathrop Building (left) and Bryant & Douglas Stationery Co. (right) is pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 9th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. The Yeager Hotel, Hotel Savoy, and Hotel Moore are pictured.

Date: 
1920

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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.