Electric Park (1st)

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Description: Postcard of Heim's Electric Park, once located in the East Bottoms area of Kansas City.
Date: n.d.
Location: SC58
Collection: Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36981
Historical Article: Heim's Electric park in the East Bottoms Kansas City, Mo. was a fun spot in the early 1900s. 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.
Barcode: 20000007
Item Type: Postcard


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