Friday, February 07, 2020

Roaring 20s Jump-Started Kansas City

Worthwhile #FBF late night guide to a recent trip down memory lane for KC Magazine . . . Here's backstory on the politics, culture, booze and bawdy entertainment that defined this town . . . Checkit:

The 1920s: The birth of Kansas City

Photo courtesy Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, 12th Street looking east from Walnut, c. 1920's Kansas City was founded as a Missouri river outpost in 1838, but the birth of the city we know today came eighty years later, in 1920.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Fake news, Sinners in the Sun came out in 1932.

Anonymous said...

But now the title "Paris of the Plains" has moved across the State Line to Johnson County, Kansas - that's where all the Parasites live!