Kansas City Public Service Company Building

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Photographs

Street scene showing the Kansas City Public Service Company Building (also known as the Kansas City Railway Company or K.C. Rys. Co. from 1914-1925) on the left. This building was located on the south side of 15th Street (now Truman Road) between Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) and Walnut Street. It was razed in 1932 by the Atlas Wrecking and Lumber Corporation. Pictured right at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 15th Street is a building with an advertisement for Blue Moon Dance.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Response letter from U. A McBride to Governor Park's secretary Sam Hargus in which he emphasizes his affiliation with Tom Pendergast and seeks a job.

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Correspondence

Letter from William Kitchen to Lloyd C. Stark about Stark's campaign for Missouri governor, his military record, and veterans issues.

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.