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Photographs

Photograph looking north along the east side of Main Street between Spring Street (31st Terrace) and 32nd Street.

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Photographs

Photographs of billboards along the east side of McGee Street Trafficway at the 26th Street Overpass. Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, Dey Motor Car Company, City Bank, and Herbert V. Jones & Company are advertised.

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Photographs

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."

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Photographs

Photograph with full frontal view of Business Men's Assurance Co. building on Pershing Road, the former Sweeney School for auto, tractor, and aviation. Park Hotel is visible in background. This vantage point faces south-southwest on Pershing Road from just south of Union Station.

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Photographs

Circa 1932 photograph with view of the old Saint Mary's Hospital, 2800 Main Street, looking west.

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Postcards

Postcard of Penn Valley Hospital, a Swedish hospital once located at the southeast corner of 30th Street and Wyandotte Street. It was renamed Trinity Lutheran Hospital in 1921.

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Pamphlets
Photographs

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.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Washington Monument pointing south at its original location near the center of Washington Square Park. This bronze equestrian statue is a replica of one designed by Henry Merwin Shrady for display in Brooklyn, New York. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station in the background. The defunct 23rd Street between Grand Avenue and Main Street is shown behind the monument to the center and right.

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Postcards

Postcard of the baggage area at Union Station, currently used by the United States Postal Service. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Union Station in the background.

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Photographs

Postcard showing the spectators at the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921.
This vantage point faces north-northwest towards Union Station from just south of Pershing Road.

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Photographs

Photograph of Joe Sanders with fur coat, bowler hat and spats standing beside Carleton Coon while waiting for a parade to begin. Both are by a car parked at Union Station when the band was welcomed back in Kansas City on December 9, 1927. Photograph taken by "Pat" Murphy of the Kansas City Journal-Post.

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Photographs

Photograph of the front of Union Station in Kansas City where the Union Station Massacre has just happened. Identification on back reads: At right is the automobile of Raymond J. Caffrey, federal officer who conducted Frank Nash to Union Station, at Kansas City, Mo., where he and three other officers as well as Nash, the convict, were slain when gangsters attempted to wrest the prisoner from the officers. Between the cars may be seen two of the officers who were slain in the shooting and behind the wheel of Caffrey's car the head of the slain Nash.

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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.