Missouri Avenue

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Two Men at the Helping Hand Institute

Photograph of two men eating a meal at the Helping Hand Institute.

St. John Bosco Center

1940's photograph of the St. John Bosco Center at the southwest corner of Missouri Avenue and Campbell Street.

Produce Exchange Bank

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Produce Exchange Bank, located on the southeast corner of Missouri Avenue and Walnut Street.

Myrtle Bennett, James A. Reed, and J. Francis O'Sullivan

Photograph of Myrtle Bennett, James A. Reed, and J. Francis O'Sullivan at the trial of Myrtle Bennett. Following the verdict of not guilty, Myrtle Bennet talks with her attorneys. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, March 6, 1931.

Main Street and Missouri Avenue

1940's photograph of Main Street looking north towards 5th Street from just south of the intersection of Main and Missouri Avenue.

Jury for Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial

Photograph of the jury of twelve men at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

John V. Hill at Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial

Photograph of assistant prosecuting attorney, John V. Hill, who opened final arguments for the state at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted. Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, March 5, 1931.

James R. Page at Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial

Photograph of James R. Page, county prosecutor, presenting his case before the jury at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

James A. Reed with Jury at Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial

Photograph of Defense Attorney James A. Reed talking to the jury at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

J. Francis O'Sullivan at Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial

Photograph of J. Francis O'Sullivan, one of the defense attorneys at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett, summing up the evidence. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted. Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, March 5, 1931.

Holy Rosary Church Christmas Crib

Photograph of a nativity at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Holy Rosary Catholic Church and School

1940's photograph of the Holy Rosary Church (left) and the parochial school (right). This vantage point faces southeast from the northwest corner of Campbell Street and Missouri Avenue.