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Electric Park (1st)
Electric Park (1st)
TitleElectric Park (1st)
DescriptionPostcard of Heim's Electric Park in the East Bottoms Kansas City
Historical ArticleHeim's Electric park in the East Bottoms Kansas City, Mo. was a fun spot in the early 1900's. There were picnic tables and band concerts. Bathing facilities, boating and rides were available. A vaudeville and light opera theater seated 2,800.

The park, at Montgall and Rochester, was owned and operated by Joseph J. Heim, whose family had many enterprises in early Kansas City, such as the Fifth street car line, the Home Telephone company and the Heim Brewing company, the latter occupying the large red brick building in the left background of the picture.

Kansas City Star
March 16, 1968

AuthorRay, Mrs. Sam (Mildred)
Item TypePostcard
CollectionMrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36981
LocationSC58
Local SubjectParks
Heim Brewery
East Bottoms
Electric Park (first)
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode20000007
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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