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New Union Station from Main St. Viaduct, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the east of the main structure. This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Union Station from the Main Street Viaduct. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. S. B. Buck of Anderson, Missouri.

Muehlebach Field Baseball Parade

People waving U.S. flags on top of double-decker bus headed north on Main Street as part of a "baseball parade." The sign on the bus reads: Baseball Game Today, Muehlebach Field, Mercy Hospital - K.C. Orphans Boys' Home. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the Hotel Stag at 414 Main Street. Source: Bernard Ragan.

Midland Building

Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Midland Building, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 13th Street.

McGee Street at 22nd

Photograph looking south-southeast from the southwest end of the McGee Street Viaduct. The intersection of McGee, 22nd Street, and Gillham Road is pictured. The Kansas City Journal-Post is shown to the left.

McGee South from Gillham

Photograph looking north from south end of McGee Street Viaduct, near Gillham Road. Advertisements for Carey Roofing, Camel, Franklin Ice Cream, and Shuff Battery, Tire & Electric Service are pictured.

Main Street Theater

Postcard of Main Street Theater, built in 1921 at the southwest corner of 14th Street and Main Street. It was used for vaudeville and cinema and had a seating capacity of 3,000. A tunnel from the theater leading northwest to Hotel President was used by bootleggers fleeing law enforcement during Prohibition.

Main Street Decorations for 1928 Republican National Convention

The intersection of Main Street and 12th Street decorated with patriotic banners and flags for the 1928 Republican National Convention at Convention Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. This elevated vantage point faces south on Main Street towards the intersection of 12th and Main from just south of 11th Street. Pictured are the Kresge Building (left), The Jones Store Company (center), and Liberty Theater (right).

Main South of 5th

Photograph looking north on the west side of Main Street between Missouri Avenue and 5th Street. The Tri-City Barber College is pictured.

Main North from 12th

Photograph looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. The Newman Theater is pictured to the left.

Main North Between 10th and 11th

Photograph looking north from the east side of Main Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. The Palace Theater, Westgate Hotel, Books KC Trunk Co., and Katz drugstore is pictured.

Main Between 11th and 12th

Photograph looking north-northeast along the west side of Main Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Karnopp Building

Photograph of the Karnopp Building, located at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Main Street.