Postcards

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Postcard of Main Street Theater, built in 1921 at the southwest corner of 14th Street and Main Street. It was used for vaudeville and cinema and had a seating capacity of 3,000. A tunnel from the theater leading northwest to Hotel President was used by bootleggers fleeing law enforcement during Prohibition.

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

Undated postcard view of businesses and automobiles on Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

Postcard of the Country Club District, showing Brookside Boulevard. This vantage point faces north on the west side of Brookside Boulevard, just south of 54th Street. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "An interesting view in the country club district, one of Kansas City's best residence sections.

Photograph of the interior of the Blue Goose Cafe, a restaurant turned speakeasy caught for serving liquor during Prohibition. It was located at the northwest corner of 9th Street and Wyandotte Street in the basement of Hotel White (renamed Puritan Hotel in 1919). The cafe's entrance entrance faced 9th Street.

Postcard including an image of the Children's Memorial Lutheran Church at the southeast corner of Independence Avenue and Brighton Avenue. The form correspondence reads, "We missed you Sunday, __. If you are sick kindly let us know. Unless we hear from you we will expect you present next Sunday.

Postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Linwood and The Paseo. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Toothe in Galesburg, Illinois.

Postcard of the Ararat Temple at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Central Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of 11th and Central. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the temple and a short letter to Bertha Fleming in St. Joseph, Missouri.

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