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Photograph of Walnut Grove, a grassy area surrounded by trees, in downtown Overland Park circa 1920. Looking north along Santa Fe Drive from near 80th Street, the Strang Line car barn can be seen in the background at left, and rRailroad tracks run along the right side of the image.

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Photograph of a Strang Land Company building at 80th and Santa Fe Road in the early 1900s. A man stands at the front of the building. The Strang Land Company was formed by William Strang to subdivide and sell land near his interurban railway line in Johnson County, Kansas. The building was later destroyed by fire.

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Photograph of the Karnopp Building, located at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Main Street.

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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.

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Photograph of Gotham Apartments located at the northwest corner of Chestnut Avenue and Linwood Boulevard.

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Photograph of the LaSalle Building, once located at the northeast corner of 9th Street and Main Street. Hurst's Jewelry and Loan Company are shown as occupants.

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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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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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Photograph with side and front view of the Livestock Exchange Building, located just west of the intersection of 16th Street and Genessee Street. "Construction began in 1909 and the building was finished in 1911--a nine story, brick faced structure of reinforced concrete, fronting 250 feet on Genessee street at 16th, with three wings extending 126 feet to the west. It was the largest livestock exchange building in the world and one of the largest office structures in Kansas at that time" ("75 Years of Kansas City Livestock Market History," p.

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Photograph of the Goodenow Textile Company building, located on the west side of Main Street between 37th Street and 38th Street.

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Photograph of the Hyde Apartments, once located at the southwest corner of Troost Avenue and 14th Street.

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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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