"Hell’s Half Acre" In West Bottoms

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Description

Photograph of "Hell’s Half Acre", an area in the late 1800's and early 1900's consisting of the north side of the West Bottoms between the bluffs and the state line. This vantage point faces northwest from the bluffs near 7th Street and shows 8th Street between Mill Street (now Madison Avenue) and Sante Fe Street. Also pictured is the Union Elevator Company (center), Missouri River (right), and Kansas City, Kansas (right, far background).

Genre
Date Created
1895
Modern Location
1100 West 8th Street
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood
Building Name
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
General Collection (P1), West Bottoms (Early), #3
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Digital Object Identifier
10008066