23rd Street

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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).

Washington Monument

Postcard of the Washington Monument pointing south at its original location near the center of Washington Square Park. This bronze equestrian statue is a replica of one designed by Henry Merwin Shrady for display in Brooklyn, New York. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station in the background. The defunct 23rd Street between Grand Avenue and Main Street is shown behind the monument to the center and right.

View of Downtown Kansas City in 1912, 1929, and 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post with caption stating, "Twenty Years of Skyline Change in Kansas City. These three photographs taken from virtually the same spot on Journal-Post hill show the amazing growth of this city's business district in a score of years. The upper picture was made in August, 1912. The picture in the center was taken August, 1929, and the lower photograph was made in August of 1932. -Photos by W. Laurence Dickey."

Union Station Baggage Area

Postcard of the baggage area at Union Station, currently used by the United States Postal Service. This vantage point faces east-northeast with Union Station in the background.

The American Beauty Art Club Cocktail Sip

Invitation for a "cocktail sip" sponsored by the American Beauty Art Club, held on Sunday, April 21, 1940 at 2300 Lydia Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Sewing Class at Guadalupe Center

Photograph of eight women at a sewing class at the Guadalupe Center.

Research Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the Research Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 23rd Street and Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from the intersection of 23rd Street and McCoy Avenue (now Kenwood Avenue). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to from Frances E. Farrell to Mrs. Mack Allen of Winfield, Kansas.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Guadalupe Center Settlement House

Photograph of the Amberg Club's Guadalupe Center Settlement House (right) and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (left). This vantage point faces south from the northwest corner of the intersection of 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Madison Avenue.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

Circa 1930 photograph of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church located at 901 W. 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez). The Amberg Club Guadalupe Center Settlement Home in the adjacent house to the west. This vantage point faces southwest from the north side of 23rd Street just east of Madison Avenue.

Niles' Home for Orphan Children, at their Rosevelt Birthday Party. Jan. 30- '37.

Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street between Michigan Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The orphanage is celebrating the birthday of Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 30, 1937.

New German Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the New German (Research) Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 23rd Street and Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest from just east of the intersection of 23rd Street and Holmes Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Esther Carter to Bessie Hendrickson of Wichita, Kansas.

Karl A. Menninger Interne Certificate

Interne certificate awarded to Karl A. Menninger from the General Hospital of Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Menninger was a psychiatrist who later founded the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.