26th Street

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Butler Motor Company; located on 26th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Sign on building reads Dodge Brothers Motor Car. Other automobile signs down the street include Auburn, Hudson, Essex, Simons-Wiles, Buick, etc. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Walnut Street, Grand Avenue, and 26th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Southwest Motor Car Company, located at the southeast corner 26th Street, Walnut Street, and Grand Avenue. Building sign says Hall Brothers and another sign says Pierce Arrow.

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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Studebaker Riley Company, located at the southwest corner of 26th Street and Grand Avenue. This vantage point faces west from the northeast corner of 26th and Grand.

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Photographs

Photograph looking south along McGee Street Trafficway from just north of the 26th Street overpass.

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Photographs

Photographs of billboards along the east side of McGee Street Trafficway at the 26th Street Overpass. Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, Dey Motor Car Company, City Bank, and Herbert V. Jones & Company are advertised.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Tiphereth Sphorad Synagogue at 2539 Benton Boulevard. This vantage point faces east on the west side of Benton Boulevard just north of 26th Street.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial, dedicated on November 11, 1926 by President Coolidge (pictured) "in honor of those who served in the world war in defense of liberty and our country." This vantage point faces southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just west of Main Street.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Mrs. Louis L. Stephens of Dearborn, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Mrs. Newton Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This elevated vantage point faces towards Liberty Memorial from the northwest. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pebble Sullenger of Orrick, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Dollie Page of St Joseph, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the memorial and a short letter to Virginia Kathryn Way of Wahoo, Nebraska from her mother.

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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.