Item #19132 Night in Kansas City. MISSOURI.
Night in Kansas City

Night in Kansas City

New York: Newcomb Publishing, for the Kansas City Star, 1912.

6 x 9.5 inches, oblong, in illustrated wrappers. [12] pp, all half-tone views of Kansas City, Missouri. Light edgewear, binding tender; very good. An unusual format, in that all of the photographs were taken at night. Includes views of well-lit downtown streets (Grand, Main, Walnut) lined with tall buildings and bustling with activity from pedestrians streetcars, and automobiles; prominent buildings (including the Biltmore Hotel and the Kansas City Star building); the skyline; and the industrial areas of East and West Bottoms with their factories and rail lines. An attractive production that succeeds in presenting the city as prosperous commercial center. One copy located in OCLC (University of Missouri).

Item #19132


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