Monuments & memorials

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Photograph of the dedication of a DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) marker commemorating the location of the Baptist Mission to the Shawnee Indians in 1929. The site, called Mission Ridge, is located near 55th and Walmer in what was later Mission, Kansas. The location was also the site of the first printing press in Kansas in 1833.

Photograph with slide description: "Across the plaza, Liberty Memorial from the southeast; K.C., Mo. 9-20-1926."

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

Photograph with slide description: "Frieze on N. wall, fountain playing: Liberty Memorial; Kansas City, Mo. (1936)."

Photograph looking southwest toward the Liberty Memorial from Signboard Hill.

Postcard of the American Legion Fountain that was once at 9th and Main streets, later relocated to the Budd Park Esplanade at Van Brunt Boulevard and Anderson Avenue. This vantage point faces north and shows Main Street north of 9th Street. Also pictured is the Westgate Hotel to the left.

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.

Circa 1930 photograph with a daytime view of the south side of the Liberty Memorial located in Kansas City, Missouri. The Liberty Memorial and two museum buildings are in view. The memorial was built to honor those who fought and died during World War I.

Photograph of the Liberty Memorial Rededication with dignitaries standing at the base of the Liberty Memorial including former President Harry S. Truman and unidentified military officers.

Photograph of the August Meyer Memorial located in the median of The Paseo, just north of 10th Street.

Photograph of the Daughters of Old Westport Memorial at the intersection of Broadway, Washington Street, and 40th Street.

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