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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking southeast from 47th and Virginia Avenue." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans to widen 47th Street. Paseo High School is pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking west from Forest Avenue" just south of 47th Street and showing the proposed east extension of 48th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking southwest from 47th and Virginia" and showing the proposed 48th Street Trafficway to intersect with 47th at Virginia Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street toward Troost Avenue." This vantage point faces east-northeast from the intersection of 48th Street and Harrison Street and shows a K. C. Railways Co. building.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "where widened 48th Street would enter Troost Avenue." This vantage point faces east-northeast on 48th Street between Harrison Street and Troost Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 47th Street showing noonday congestion of traffic at Troost Avenue." Piggly Wiggly and Crown Drug Co. are pictured.

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Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the thirteenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 35th Street to the north, Campbell and Troost Avenue to the west, south city limits to the south, and eastern city limits to the east.

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Correspondence

Letter from Harry E. Scheark regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Scheark writes that as president of the Kansas City Safety Council, he worked Higgins and found him "sincere in all his efforts to better conditions in Kansas City," and belives that he may again become a "worthy citizen." Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

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Photographs

Photograph of graduates of St. James Grade School. Monsignor John W. Keyes, pastor of St. James is pictured along with Rose Muser (5th from right).

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking south on the west side of Troost Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on the west side of Troost Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Advertisements for Creme Oil and the 1925 film "Wages for Wives" are shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking south on The Paseo just north of 45th Street in Kansas 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.