Oak Street

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Circa 1928 photograph with distant view of the Kansas City Journal-Post Building, located on the east side of Oak Street between 22nd Street and 23rd Street. Also shows Hospital Hill and the Midwest Oldsmobile Company. This vantage point faces southeast from the Coca-Cola Building at 2107 Grand Avenue.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Mutual Building; located on the southeast corner of 13th and Oak streets. Mutual Bank is located in the building.

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Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Insurance Building, located at the northwest corner of Oak Street and 10th Street.

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Photograph of the jury of twelve men at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

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Photograph of a crowd waiting at the locked gate of the Criminal Court Building for news about the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

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Photograph of Myrtle Bennett, James A. Reed, and J. Francis O'Sullivan at the trial of Myrtle Bennett. Following the verdict of not guilty, Myrtle Bennet talks with her attorneys. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, March 6, 1931.

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Photograph of mobster Charles Gargotta (center) being escorted to his arraignment at the Criminal Court Building to face charges of murdering bootlegger Ferris Anthon and the attempted murder of Sheriff Thomas Bash on August 12, 1933. He is being escorted by Chief Deputy William Schickhardt (left) and Deputy Al Finkelstine.

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Photograph looking north along west side of Oak Street from 12th Street. Walker Laundry, Rainbow Hotel, and the Y.M.C.A. are pictured.

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Photograph with full frontal view of the Palace Cafe, located on the southwest corner of 9th and Oak streets. Hotel Gladstone is also pictured in the same building.

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Photograph looking east towards the McGee freight sub-station and team yards from the McGee Street Viaduct.

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Photograph with a street view of man sitting on a pedal powered grinder sharpening a knife or other instrument. This vantag point faces west on the south side of 3rd Street between Oak Street and Locust Street. A building in the background has "Kansas City Cold Storage and Warehouse Co." painted on the side.

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Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street from 11th Street. The B'nai Jehudah Temple, Hotel Kathryn, Walker Laundry, and Hotel Empress are pictured to the right.

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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