47th Street

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Photographs

Photograph of the E. F. Swinney School, located on the north side of 47th Street between Holly Street and Jarboe Street. The school was named for Edward F. Swinney, treasurer of the Board of Education, 1894 to 1904. This vantage point faces northeast from the south side of 47th just east of Holly.

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Photographs

Photograph of the E. F. Swinney School, located on the north side of 47th Street between Holly Street and Jarboe Street. The school was named for Edward F. Swinney, treasurer of the Board of Education, 1894 to 1904. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 47th and Jarboe.

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Photographs

Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking southeast from 47th and Virginia Avenue." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans to widen 47th Street. Paseo High School is pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking southwest from 47th and Virginia" and showing the proposed 48th Street Trafficway to intersect with 47th at Virginia Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "Mill Creek Drive at 47th Street, showing the proposed roadway due north to Brookside Boulevard Extension and main at 41st Street. Plaza shops, Park Lane Hotel, and St. Luke's Hospital are pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "Brush Creek Boulevard and Country Club Plaza [looking west] from roof of Sophian Plaza." The annotations on the photogaph label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 47th Street showing noonday congestion of traffic at Troost Avenue." Piggly Wiggly and Crown Drug Co. are pictured.

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Postcards

Postcard of the intersection of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) in the Country Club Plaza. This vantage point faces southwest from near the intersection of Main Street and 46th Street. The Chandler Nursery is pictured in the background as the white building.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Country Club Plaza lights during Christmas 1937. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the northeast corner of Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) and 47th Street.

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Correspondence

Letter from Mendell Myers to Ellison A. Neel, in response to Neel's "courageous remarks" published in the previous day's Kansas City Star.

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Clippings
Photographs

Clipping entitled "Workers and Voters" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "Above is an early morning scene in Tuesday’s election at the voting place of the nineteenth precinct of the Seventh ward, showing challengers, voters, judges and clerks. The voting place is in the Bartleston apartments, 410 West Forty-seventh street."

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