Cresswell's

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Photograph of Eleanor Beach, daughter of Kansas City Mayor Albert I. Beach, and Henry McElroy, Jr., and other unidentified people on a raised platform for the christening of "The Kansas City", a Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Ford Tri-Motor airplane. TAT merged with Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA) the following year.

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Photograph of Eleanor Beach, daughter of Kansas City Mayor Albert I. Beach, and Henry McElroy, Jr., and other unidentified people gathered for the christening of "The Kansas City", a Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Ford Tri-Motor airplane. Men are seen refueling the airplane. TAT merged with Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA) the following year.

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Photograph looking east along the south side of 12th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Palace Clothing Company Building (left) and Regent Theatre (center) is pictured.

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Photograph looking north from the east side of Main Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. The Palace Theater, Westgate Hotel, Books KC Trunk Co., and Katz drugstore is pictured.

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Photograph looking north along the west side of Main Street just north of 15th Street (presently Truman Road). A cook, the Hotel Main, and Strand Hotel are pictured.

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Photograph looking south along the east side of Broadway Boulevard from 12th Street. The Commonwealth Hotel is pictured to the right.

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Photograph looking west from the northwest corner of 69th Street and Prospect Avenue, showing a sidewalk in disrepair. The caption states, "2. Camera 20 feet East of rear door in South side of Grocery store on Northwest corner of 69th & Prospect, looking West, showing condition of sidewalk. Claim #8157 Claimant Elsie Kirkpatrick."

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Photographs

Photograph of the southeast corner of 63rd Street and Brookside Plaza. Parkview Drugstore is pictured.

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Photograph looking east from the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and 12th Street. The Hotel Missouri, Missouri Theater, and Hotel Rasbach is picture on the left.

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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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Photograph with view of Dick's Down Home Cook Shop.

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Photograph looking south along the east side of Main Street from 10th Street. The Newman Theater and Royal Theater are pictured to the right.

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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.