27th Street

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Photographs

Photograph with an interior view of children seated around the library table and viewing an aquarium with their teacher at the Greenwood School kindergarten. The students are all identified on a separate sheet accompanying the photograph. The teacher is identified as Miss Dorothy Tustin.

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Photographs

Photograph with an exterior street level view of Lowell Public School located at the southeast corner of 27th Street and Madison Avenue. The school was named after James Russell Lowell. This vantage point faces east-southeast from near the southwest corner of 27th and Madison.

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Photographs

Photograph looking south along the west side of Main Street from 27th Street. The caption states, "2. Camera 30 feet north of guy rod, looking south, showing guy rod to trolley pole at 27th & Main Streets. Claim #8859 Claimant Edward W. Wiggin."

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Postcards

Postcard of the 27th Street bridge over Vine Street in Troost Park (now Troost Lake Park), Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west just east of Highland Avenue and to the south of the bridge, and shows the Christian Church Hospital in the distance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the bridge and a short letter from Nellie Shadbolt to her husband G.A. Shadbolt.

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Photographs

This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl. at this time). Douglass School was built in 1890 as a public school for African Americans.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Troost Park Lake, taken looking north near the intersection of The Paseo and Troost Lake Drive.

Object Type: 
Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a woman standing under a Hawthorne tree by Troost Lake. Lauder notes with the picture: "Don't Mutilate". This vantage point faces north-northeast with the 27th Street Viaduct over Vine Street in the background.

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