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West Bottoms Near American Royal

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description, "Looking W. over S. end of W. Bottoms, 23rd St. Viaduct, American Royal, sheep & mule barns: K. C., Mo." This vantage point faces west from the western end of Reservoir Place (presently 20th Terrace) and shows Terrace Place (foreground), Allen Avenue (center), and 23rd Street Viaduct (background).

View of Kansas City, Kansas, from Intercity Viaduct.

Postcard showing the Intercity Viaduct (foreground), James Street (background), the Kansas River (left), and Kansas City, Kansas (right). This vantage point faces southwest from a railroad bridge northeast of the Intercity Viaduct. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Lee Moore of Lock Springs, Missouri.

TWA DC-1 Flying Over Hannibal Bridge

Photograph of a Douglas Commercial DC-1 airplane flying north over the Missouri River. This vantage point faces west-southwest with the Hannibal Bridge and the West Bottoms (top-background) pictured.

Swift and Company and Kansas River

Photograph with slide description, "Air view over Swift's plant to Stock Exchange; Kansas City, Mo. (1927)."

Police Searching for Edward L. Schneider

Photograph of Edward L. Schneider attached to a photograph of police searching for Schneider's body at the bottom of the Missouri River with nets. Schnider went missing after testifying against Thomas J. Pendergast. The caption reads, "Chi 27 - Kansas City, Mo. - E. L. Schneider and police dragging river."

Plaza Apartment Hotels

An autochrome photograph of Broadway/Wornall Bridge across Brush Creek and the apartments near the Country Club Plaza, including the Locarno, the Riviera, and the Casa Loma. This vantage point faces east from just west of the bridge.

Municipal Airport Future Site

Circa 1920 photograph with aerial view of New Richards Field which soon became known as Municipal Airport. Hannibal Bridge is pictured in the background.

Mission Hills, Kansas, Spirea Time

Postcard of spirea in bloom by a rustic bridge (likely over Brush Creek) in the Indian Hills neighborhood of Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a letter J.C. Nichols Investment Company to Dr. Albert E. Jones of Kansas City. The letter reads: "Spring is lovely in Mission Hills and Indian Hills. Summer, Fall and Winter each also makes its particular appeal. Horseback riding, hiking, skating, golf, tennis, picnicking, community meets and other outdoor pastimes are especially enjoyable in such beautiful surroundings."

McGee Street Viaduct South from 20th

Photograph looking south from 20th Street showing the McGee Street Viaduct and the west entrance to the McGee Street team yards.

McGee Street South Near 26th

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

Kansas City Southern Bridge in Swope Park

An autochrome photograph of the Kansas City Southern Railroad bridge in Swope Park. This vantage point faces southwest on 67th Street (once known as Blue Ridge Boulevard) just east of the bridge.

Kansas City Journal-Post Building

Circa 1928 photograph with distant view of the Kansas City Journal-Post Building, located on the east side of Oak Street between 22nd Street and 23rd Street. Also shows Hospital Hill and the Midwest Oldsmobile Company. This vantage point faces southeast from the Coca-Cola Building at 2107 Grand Avenue.