Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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An autochrome photograph showing a pedestrian bridge over Brush Creek near the intersection of Central Street and Ward Parkway in the Country Club Plaza. This vantage point faces northeast with the penthouse atop the Ponce De Leon in the distance.

Date: 
May 8th 1938

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

Date: 
June 17th 1934

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza on Broadway between 47th Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road). This vantage point faces east towards the dome at the northeast corner of Central Street and Alameda.

Date: 
September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza at the intersection of Central Street and 47th Street. This vantage point faces south with the Locarno Apartments in the left background. The fountain has since been moved to the northwest corner of Central Street and Nichols Road.

Date: 
September 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a large decorative Halloween pumpkin in the Country Club Plaza on Alameda Road at Central Street.

Date: 
October 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of rose beds on the property of Robert L. Hawkins, Treasurer, Emery, Bird, Thayer Co. (dry goods).

Date: 
September 25th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the J. C. Nichols Company office building, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
June 10th 1932

An autochrome photograph of two automobiles parked next to a bed of flowers in the Country Club Plaza at the southeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards the building at the northeast corner of Alameda and Central.

Date: 
July 5th 1935

An autochrome photograph of a Santa Claus Chirstmas decoration at the corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street in the Country Club Plaza.

Date: 
December 13th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a marble bench in the Country Club Plaza on Ward Parkway between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. This vantage point faces north-northwest with the building at the northeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street in the background.

Date: 
September 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northeast from inside the apartment building.

Date: 
July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of the center of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken from the south atop the apartment building.

Date: 
July 2nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of The Walnuts gardens, taken looking east-southeast.

Date: 
July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of a fountain and summer house, taken from the southeast in the gardens at The Walnuts.

Date: 
July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of a an umbrella and a summer house, taken from the south-southeast in the gardens at The Walnuts.

Date: 
July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken from the southeast outside of a window in the apartment building.

Date: 
July 24th 1936

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking east-southeast.

Date: 
May 6th 1937

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking west-northwest.

Date: 
May 4th 1937

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northwest.

Date: 
May 4th 1937

5434 Central Street home of Zeno T. Briggs, who bought a lot in 1909 and lived at this home until June 1929. This vantage point faces west-northwest on Central Street just north of 55th Street.

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