Photograph of a group of South Central Business Association men and police officers operating parking meters immediately after their installation on Troost Avenue. Includes from second to the left: N. Emerson Paton, Jack Rieger, and Joseph Wirthman. This vantage point faces west-northwest from Troost Avenue just south of 31st Street.
Photograph of Orvis A. Sturdy, South Central Business Association president, shown holding the scissors and other unidentified South Central Business Association board members at the ribbon cutting ceremonies in conjunction with the opening of the Western Auto store located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Harrison Street.
Photograph looking west from the southeast corner of Linwood and Troost, at night with long exposure. Shows the LaSalle Hotel (right) and the Bodine Drugstore (left).
Photograph looking north along Troost Avenue from just south of Linwood Boulevard, at night with long exposure. Street outfitted with Christmas decorations. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre is shown in the center left background.
Photograph looking north along the west side of Troost from Linwood Boulevard. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre at the southwest corner of 31st and Troost is shown in the right background.
Photograph looking southwest from the east side of Troost just south of 31st Street. Some of the businesses shown include Western Auto, Woolworth's Dime Store, Crown Drugstore, etc.
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.
Photograph of Kansas City officials posed next to a sightseeing bus in front of the Isis Theater and Wirthman Building after attending a luncheon celebrating the widening of Linwood Boulevard.
Group portrait of Harry Truman, Senator Thomas P. Gore, and others at a dinner held by the South Central Business Association at the LaSalle Hotel in Gore's honor. Men identified on photo as standing left to right: Dr. C. Charles Gray, Ira S. Burns, James P. Aylward, Judge Truman, Judge Thomas B. Bash and Judge Robert W. Barr.
Clipping from September 22, 1931 showing Kansas City Fire Station No. 11. The caption states, "The No. 11 station, on the old work-house property at Twenty-first and Vine streets, cost $20,500. It will be the quarters of the Negro company. A celebration of its opening is being arranged for 3:30 o’clock Sunday."
Clipping from September 22, 1931 showing Kansas City Fire Station No. 31. The caption states, "Equipment will be moved today into the new No. 31 fire station at 4516 Troost avenue. The site and building cost $54,000. The station is equipped with a steam heating plant, showers, electric refrigerators and other conveniences.
Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the twelfth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 31st Street to the north, Main Street to the west, 39th Street to the south, and Garfield Avenue to the east.