Postcards

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Postcard of the Kansas City-Smithville Race Track, once located east of Bridge Street and north of Little Platte River in Smithville, Missouri. The track was used for illegal betting for a brief period in the late 1920s.

Postcard of Troost Avenue looking north towards its intersection with 31st Street. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre at the southwest corner of 31st and Troost is shown in the left background.

Postcard of Fairyland Park, once located at the southeast corner of 75th Street and Prospect Avenue. This vantage point faces south near the entrance to the park.

Postcard of Kansas City baseball fans outside of Browning King Men & Boys Clothing at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue.

Postcard of the Sears, Roebuck & Company warehouse, administration, and retail buildings, built in 1925 at the southwest corner of 15th Street (now Truman Road) and Cleveland Avenue. Also pictured are company buildings in Dallas, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Seattle.

Postcard of the Brookside Hotel, built in 1918 at the southwest corner of 54th Street and Oak Street. This vantage point faces southeast from just east of the intersection of 54th Street and Brookside Boulevard. The Second Presbyterian Church is pictured to the right.

Postcard of the Hotel Commonwealth, once located on the west side Broadway Boulevard between 12th and 13th Streets. The card comments that the hotel is, "Just One Block from Kansas City's New Municipal Auditorium."

Postcard of the Country Club Plaza lights during Christmas 1937. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the northeast corner of Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) and 47th Street.

Postcard of the Bellerive Hotel at the northeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Warwick Boulevard. It was designed by Preston J. Bradshaw and opened on November 9, 1922.

Postcard of the "Elm Street U-Smile Camp, 1 mile east of Kansas City on U.S. No. 40, 70 cottages." The camp and adjacent gas station (not pictured) was owned by Joseph Herman. It was located just east of the current intersection of 35th Street and Highway 40.

Postcard of the National Cloak & Suit Company, built in 1919 at the southeast corner of Hardesty Avenue and Independence Avenue.

Postcard looking east past the intersection of 12th Street and Wyandotte Street. Pictured is the Hotel Stats (left foreground), Hotel Muehlebach (right), and the Gayety Theater (right foreground).

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