Monuments & memorials

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description: "Across the plaza, Liberty Memorial from the southeast; K.C., Mo. 9-20-1926."

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Photographs

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

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Photographs

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description: "Frieze on N. wall, fountain playing: Liberty Memorial; Kansas City, Mo. (1936)."

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Photographs

Photograph looking southwest toward the Liberty Memorial from Signboard Hill.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Washington Monument pointing south at its original location near the center of Washington Square Park. This bronze equestrian statue is a replica of one designed by Henry Merwin Shrady for display in Brooklyn, New York. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station in the background. The defunct 23rd Street between Grand Avenue and Main Street is shown behind the monument to the center and right.

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Postcards

Postcard of the American Legion Fountain that was once at 9th and Main streets, later relocated to the Budd Park Esplanade at Van Brunt Boulevard and Anderson Avenue. This vantage point faces north and shows Main Street north of 9th Street. Also pictured is the Westgate Hotel to the left.

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Photographs

Photograph of the August Meyer Memorial located in the median of The Paseo, just north of 10th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Daughters of Old Westport Memorial at the intersection of Broadway, Washington Street, and 40th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with a daytime view of the south side of the Liberty Memorial located in Kansas City, Missouri. The Liberty Memorial and two museum buildings are in view. The memorial was built to honor those who fought and died during World War I.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Liberty Memorial Rededication with dignitaries standing at the base of the Liberty Memorial including former President Harry S. Truman and unidentified military officers.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast towards the memorial. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Hazel Weltman of Falls City, Nebraska.

Pages

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.