Independence

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Photographs

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Mount Washington School located on Independence Avenue (7th Street) between Oakland Street (Evanston Avenue) and Arlington Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast from the northeast corner of 7th and Arlington.

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Photographs

Photograph with an exterior view of an unidentified group of students standing by the north door at Mount Washington School.

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Photographs

Photograph with an exterior view of an unidentified group of students standing by the east door at Mount Washington School.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Temple Lot in Independence, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast near the intersection of West Walnut Street and Temple Court. Pictured is the Stone Church (left) and the Hedrickite Church (center background).

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Photographs

Photograph with full, front view of the first Jackson County courthouse located in Independence, Missouri. It is the oldest courthouse west of the Mississippi River.

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Photographs

Photograph with exterior view of the Church of Christ (Hedrickite Church) or (Temple Lot) located in Independence, Missouri, at River Boulevard and Lexington Avenue on what is referred to as the Temple Lot. Church is a Latter Day Saints sect.

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Photographs

Photograph with exterior view of the parochial school for the First Presbyterian Church of Independence, Missouri, located at the northwest corner of Lexington Avenue and Pleasant Street. This vantage point faces south from Maple Avenue just west of Pleasant Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, South located at the northwest corner of Maple Avenue and Spring Street in Independence, Missouri.

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Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph of the Mount Washington Methodist Episcopal Church, South located at the northwest corner of Arlington Avenue and Independence Avenue in present-day Independence, Missouri.

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Photographs

Photograph of the cast of "Womanless Wedding," the all-male production performed at Memorial Building in Independence, Missouri on April 20 and 21, 1933. The cast was made up of local civic leaders including Judge C. Jasper Bell and Independence Mayor Roger Sermon, and the production was directed by Frank W. Rucker, assisted by Blevins Davis. All of the female characters are played by men, and some of the actors appear in blackface.

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Photographs

Photograph of Jackson County Courthouse undergoing renovations.

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Clippings
Photographs

Clipping entitled "Landon Family Votes" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing John Landon, Alf Landon, and Theo Cobb Landon voting on General Election Day. The caption states, "Governor and Mrs. Landon voted Tuesday in their home precinct in Independence, Kas. Left to right are John Landon, the governor’s father; Mrs. Landon, Governor Landon, and an election clerk. —Acme."

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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.