Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression
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An autochrome photograph of Sara Gee standing next to her rose bush. Her husband, Werter L. Gee, was president of the Atlas Mutual Insurance Company, Fidelity Underwriting Agency, Inc., and the Rankin - Benedict Company.

Date: 
June 4th 1937

An autochrome photograph of vines on the main building of the Sunset Hill School, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
September 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
October 8th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the northwest.

Date: 
October 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of a pool, taken from the south on the grounds of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City).

Date: 
October 1st 1933

An autochrome photograph of The Walnuts west building, taken from the south in October.

Date: 
October 16th 1932

A color glass plate positive photograph of morning glories growing on George H. Nettleton residence, taken from the west. Five women are pictured seated on the porch.

Date: 
April 28th 1942

Exterior of the Administration Building of the Country Day School, later called Pembroke Country Day School. It was once located near the southeastern corner of 51st Street and State Line Road. The ground on which this building stood is now the quadrangle of the Pembroke Hill School - Ward Parkway Campus. This vantage point faces southwest from just south of 51st Street, between Ward Parkway and State Line Road.

Early picture of the 51st Street shopping center, the first business development built by J. C. Nichols Company. At time of photograph, the Country Club Grocery Co. Meat Market took up residence in this building. Located on the northeast corner of Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street, this building was better known by 1925 as part of the Colonial Shops.

Date: 
1919

Exterior of the Sunset Hill School. The school possessed a stage, large auditorium, lunch room, and two primary class rooms. The building pictured is now part of the Pembroke Hill School. This vantage point faces west near the southwest corner of 50th Street and Wornall Road.

Date: 
1920

Interior of the Sunset Hill School showing fourteen students with a female teacher conducting class. The building pictured is now part of the Pembroke Hill School at Wornall Road and 51st Street.

Date: 
1920

Exterior of Colonial Shops at 51st Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street, showing one automobile parked out front. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street.

Date: 
November 12th 1920

Groups of carolers traveled around the Country Club District on Christmas Eve. The J. C. Nichols Company furnished the hayracks and teams of carolers. This vantage point faces north towards the Country Club Coffee Shop at the Colonial Shops on 51st Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street.

Date: 
December 24th 1921

Library and Administration buildings at the University of Kansas City, later University of Missouri-Kansas City. This vantage point faces northwest towards Newcomb Hall (left) and Scofield Hall (right).

Date: 
May 1938

Photograph of the entrance to Jacob L. Loose Memorial Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the intersection of 51st Street and Wornall Road.

Clipping entitled "Graduating Class of Pembroke-Country Day School" from May 1937 showing the graduates on the steps to the main entrance of the school. The caption states, "Shown (left to right) in the front row are Henry B. Taylor, jr., Dick Lowry, Chandler Smith, Stephen Harris and Arthur Landon. Second row: Jack Goodman, James Gray, William Geiger, jr., George C. Jordan, Lawrence E. Smith III and Charles Kimball, jr. Third row: Kinman Thompson, Fred Goldman, Charles McGee, Kenneth Larson, Richard Myers and Robert Rollin. Back row: Thomas H.

Date: 
May 1937