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Paris of the Plains: Kansas City from Doughboys to Expressways

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From the end of the Great War to the final years of the 1950s, Kansas Citians lived in a manner worthy of a place called Paris of the Plains. The title did more than nod to the perfumed ladies who shopped at Harzfeld's Parisian or the one-thousand-foot television antenna nicknamed the "Eye-full Tower." It spoke to the character of a town that worked for Boss Tom and danced ...more
Paperback, 125 pages
Published October 22nd 2010 by History Press (SC)
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Jillian
This was a relatively quick read, and being a current KC resident, I loved the detail to specific places and times. I can drive by them and picture what it may have been like in an earlier decade, thanks to this author. Great read.
Holly Ites
Nice little vignettes of Kansas City in its heyday.
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