45th Street

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Circa 1940 photograph with an interior view of students at Meservey School kindergarten. The children are playing as Kansas City Fire Department fire personnel.

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Photographs

Photograph of with an exterior view of Henry C. Kumpf Public School, built in 1920 on the north side 45th Street between Olive Street and Wabash Avenue. Named after former member and officer of the Board of Education, August 1867 - November 1890. This vantage point faces north near the northeast corner of 45th and Olive.

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Postcards

Postcard looking west towards the intersection of 45th Street and Rockhill Road. Pictured in the left background in Oak Hall, the estate of William Rockhill Nelson, once located south of 45th Street between Oak Street and Rockhill Road.

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Photographs

Photograph of Electric Park at night, once located at 46th Street and The Paseo. This vantage point faces southeast across Mirror Lake (also known as Pleasure Lake) and shows the two Electric Park Illumination Towers.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline King of Omaha, Nebraska.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Grand Court at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest towards the entrance of the amusement park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Leonard Burkhow of Neosho, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing Pleasure Lake in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south towards the natatorium (left); Illumination Tower and Dancing Pavilion (center); and the Electric Fountain (right). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mabel Couch attending Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east near the southeast corner of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Jason Adams of Dixfield, Maine.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, and Atkins Museum of Fine Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the museum from just west of Rockhill Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Breimeyer of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the museum from just west of Rockhill Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Newton Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the museum from just west of Rockhill Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Elizeth Walker of Parkville, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the flower beds in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the entrance of the park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Henry Simmons of Mound City, Missouri.

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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.