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Circa 1938 photograph of majorettes marching west at 18th Street and The Paseo in Black Elks parade. Source: Black Economic Union.

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Circa 1938 photograph of marching band with majorettes in front marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel and a streetcar are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Grand Avenue During a Dust Storm
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Dust Bowl period photograph of Grand Avenue from 10th Street in Kansas City during a dust storm at noon on March 21, 1935. This vantage point faces south-southwest on Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) from just south of 10th Street. W. W. Kimball Pianos is pictured to the left at 1009 Grand Avenue.

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Photograph of the Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southeast from the intersection of Oak Street and 12th Street.

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A 1920 photograph of Milton C. Lewis.

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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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This photograph was taken looking west-northwest on 15th Street (now Truman Road) between Campbell and Harrison Streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Highway 71 and Interstate Highway 670. An advertisement for Benzo-Gas is shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards. Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and Bake Rite Auto Painting are also pictured.

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This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Broadway Boulevard facing towards the intersection of Armour and Broadway.

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This photograph was taken looking west on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just east of Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Highway 71 and Interstate Highway 670.

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This photograph was taken looking east on 12th Street just west of Park Avenue.

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This photograph was taken looking west on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just east of Garfield Avenue.

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This photograph was taken looking east-northeast on 12th Street just west of Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards (left) and Hotel Washington and Cordova Hotel.

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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.