Thursday, September 12, 2019

Kansas City Night Life Well Remembered

This is the best local link of the day we're posting. Lovingly crafted and brilliantly written history documenting the glory days of Kansas City for those few readers who truly love this town. Take a look:

Matchless city: A night at the Ambassador

From a collection of hundreds of American matchbook covers dating to the late 1940s, I've culled a number of examples from Kansas City to present here. They offer a tiny sliver of that midcentury town as it was about to turn 100 years old in 1950.