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Troost Avenue at Christmas Time

Photograph looking south along Troost Avenue from just north of 31st Street. Streets are shown outfitted with Christmas decorations. Isis Theatre and the Wirthman Building are pictured to the right.

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.

Springfield School

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Springfield Opportunity School, located at the southeast corner of 28th Street of Troost Avenue in the former home of Judge Shannon Douglas. This vantage point faces east on the west side of Troost Avenue just south of 28th Street.

Rev. Preston Allen, Sr. by a Streetcar

Early 1940s photograph of Macedonia Baptist Church congregation members as they depart on a trolley ride to Fairyland (7501 Prospect Avenue) for an annual church picnic there. Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. is pictured standing at the door of the streetcar parked near 22nd Street and Troost Avenue. At that time, the Macedonia Baptist Church was located at 2205 Troost Avenue.

Rev. Preston Allen, Sr. and Mrs. Otealet Allen

Photograph of Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. and Otealet Allen outside of their home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Residence of Professor James D. Bowser, 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of the residence of Professor James D. Bowser, once located at 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest at the intersection of 24th Street and The Paseo.

Magnolia Tree and Unidentified Woman

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman sitting under a magnolia tree in the frontyard on the property of Charles A. Gish. This vantage point faces north with the home at 1406 East 28th Street in the left background. Gish was a salesman at the Midwest Wallpaper & Paint Company.

Laugh-O-Gram office in the McConahay Building

Walt Disney's Laugh-O-Gram office, located in the second story of the McConahay Building at 31st Street and Forest Avenue.

Hale House for the Blind

Photograph showing women in a sitting area in the interior of the Catherine Hale Home for Blind Women.

Grace Allen, Rev. Preston Allen, Sr., and Vernetta Allen

Early 1940s photograph of Grace Allen, Reverend Preston Allen, Sr., and Vernetta Allen standing in front of Preston's home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Castle Apartments

Photograph of the Castle Apartments, once located on the west side of Troost Avenue between 26th Street and 27th Street. This vantage point faces northwest near the northeast corner of 27th and Troost.

Campbell Baking Company Building and Bread Trucks

Photograph of bread delivery trucks parked outside of the Campbell Baking Company, located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Troost Avenue.