Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression
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An autochrome photograph of Mrs. Loucille Wade Baier's house with sumac on display in foreground.

Date: 
October 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of H. H. Beels standing next to a large polygonum vine. Beels was treasurer of Gallup Map & Supply Company.

An autochrome photograph of a woman and child on the property of Lionel Benjamin, a buyer for Fred Harvey.

Date: 
July 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the motor entrance and blooming spireas of "Elmhurst", the residence of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T. Bird, passed away in 1918, she took over as president of Emery, Bird, Thayer Company in 1920.

Date: 
May 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Edward E. Carpenter's house and garden, taken from the northwest at sunset. Carpenter was president of the Kansas City House and Window Cleaning Company.

Date: 
April 30th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Bess Chaplin standing under her pergola. Her husband, George H. Chaplin was a sales agent at Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

Date: 
June 16th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Clark's garden and office building at 6140 Ward Parkway. Clark was a Kansas City lawyer.

Date: 
July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lee E. Clark's daughters, Julia and Janet, playing with tulips on their property. This photograph was taken from the north, looking south. Clark was manager of Kansas City Laboratory Supply Company.

Date: 
May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Lee E. Clark's daughters, Julia and Janet, playing with tulips on their property. This photograph was taken from the north, looking south. Clark was manager of Kansas City Laboratory Supply Company.

Date: 
May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies, taken looking north. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company. This property was situated on the west side of Oak Street, just north of Brush Creek before the waterway was diverted to its current location.

Date: 
May 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of women sitting by a fountain in the Country Club Plaza. She is dressed in a sombrero and other appropriately-themed clothing for the Country Club Plaza Fiesta.

An autochrome photograph of the Sunken Garden, located in the median of The Paseo between 12th Street and 13th Street. This vantage point faces north with the New York Apartments in the left background and the Fitzsimons Memorial Fountain in the right background.

Date: 
September 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the croton flowers outside of the Swope Park Shelter House, taken from the east.

Date: 
September 20th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Troost Park Lake, taken looking north near the intersection of The Paseo and Troost Lake Drive.

Date: 
September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the entrance to Roy E. Dickerson's home with an adjacent Paul's scarlet climber. Dickerson was director of the Order of DeMolay Grand Council.

Date: 
June 5th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Othello M. Evans's residence with a spirea in front of its entrance. Evans was president and treasurer of the Enterprise Cabinet Company.

Date: 
May 6th 1934

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 Inez Moore Goetz standing next to her regal lilies. Her husband, Henry E. Goetz, was assistant secretary-treasurer of the Goetz Brewing Company.

Date: 
June 26th 1935

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a large cluster of morning glories on the property of D. Ambert Haley. This vantage point faces northwest in the backyard of the property. Haley was a musician, band leader and owner of the Anchor Hardware Store.

Date: 
October 11th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Sid J. Hare standing next to forsythia flowers on his property. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

Date: 
April 15th 1934

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