Downtown KCMO

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Pamphlets

The Officers of the Society the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice's platform against vice and prostitution. The article covers the clean-up efforts taken to counter vice and how law enforcement is cracking down on all law violators. Document contains a reprint of a letter and the text of the Abatement Act. The article concludes with the attempts of the Society to push the Abatement Act into law.

Object Type: 
Periodicals

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article covering the issue of women serving on juries. Mary Miller, a prominent businesswoman and member of the Woman's Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, presents her argument in favor of women serving on juries. Other articles cover defending the building of skyscrapers to reduce traffic congestion and automobile smog. There are additional articles about legislative attempts to reduce crime, public vice, authority in government, and current finances of the Kansas City school district.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Carbide and Carbon Building (later called Union Carbide Building) located on the west side of Baltimore between 9th and 10th Street. This vantage point faces northwest from atop the First National Bank at the northeast corner of 10th and Baltimore.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Dierks Building, located at the southwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard).

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of 11th and Grand.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). This vantage point faces south-southwest on the west side of Grand between 10th and 11th.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph of the construction of the second Fidelity National Bank Building at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Walnut Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the west side of Walnut between 9th and 10th.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Huntzinger Building, the seven-story building pictured center. It was once located on the north side of 10th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Street. This vantage point faces northwest near the southwest corner of 10th and Baltimore.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Drake Apartment Hotel, once located on the west side of Locust Street between 10th Street and 11th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Gallatin Flats, once located at the northwest corner of Campbell Street and 8th Street.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph of the Hoffman Apartments, once located on the south side of 9th Street between Charlotte Street and Campbell Street. The Astor Hotel is pictured adjacent to the left.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Board of Trade Building, located at the southeast corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Pages

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.