Tuesday, February 19, 2019

More Kansas City Matchbook Stories

Already the best blogger post of the day, take a look at old school Kansas City small print which tells the story of Midtown real life where working-class bars and small biz dominated Main Street . . . Checkit:

Matchless city: 39th and Main

This is the second in a series of posts based on a collection of matchbook covers from the late 1940s. Then, as now, the intersection of 39thand Main streets was a major midtown crossroads, served by multiple streetcar and bus lines. As such, it was a neighborhood of diverse businesses, including a number of bars, taverns, and nightclubs.

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