Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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An autochrome photograph of Mrs. Ella B. Adams sitting under an English cherry tree on her and her husband's property. Mr. Washington Adams was an attorney at law, Kansas City, city attorney and county counselor for Kansas City and Jackson County.

Date: 
April 22nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of George S. Allee's house taken from the east-southeast in the Fall of 1933. George Allee was district manager of the Missouri Automobile Club.

Date: 
September 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Harry C. Alley's house taken from the south-southwest in 1933. Alley was president of Rankin-Benedict Underwriting Company.

Date: 
June 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Henry A. Auerbach's house taken from the northeast in the spring of 1934. Auerbach was co-founder of the Palace Clothing Company.

Date: 
June 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Henry A. Auerbach's house taken from the northeast after the 1934 Drought. Auerbach was co-founder of the Palace Clothing Company.

Date: 
September 1st 1934

An autochrome photograph of Andrew S. Barada's garden, taken from the south in the spring of 1933. Barada was president of Barada and Page (Chemicals).

Date: 
April 24th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Walter G. Basinger's house from the East, A. I. A. Medal Award of 1931. Basinger was director of the J. C. Nichols Company.

Date: 
June 6th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Frank M. Bernardin's residence, taken from the southeast in the summer of 1932. Bernardin was district manager of the General Electric Supply Corporation.

Date: 
July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird's residence called "Elmhurst", taken from the southeast in the summer of 1933. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T. Bird, passed away in 1918, she took over as president of Emery, Bird, Thayer Company in 1920.

Date: 
September 16th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Eugene Carbaugh's house, taken from the southeast in the summer of 1932. Cargaugh was a Kansas City surgeon.

Date: 
July 11th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Frank Lauder standing next to a Japanese cherry tree on the property of James E. Chandler, President of Meriden Creamery Company.

Date: 
April 28th 1934

An autochrome photograph of a "Chinese Orchestra", six statues located at the intersection of Mission Drive and Indian Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

Date: 
September 23rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of the W. H. Collins residence, taken from the south and looking north. Collins was president of the W. H. Collins Investment Company.

Date: 
July 2nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of Country Club Christian Church and nearby pool, taken from the southwest.

Date: 
June 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Fletcher Cowherd's house, taken from the east-northeast. Cowherd was a Kansas City real estate lawyer and developer and president of the Safety Savings and Loan Association.

An autochrome photograph of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
October 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Colonnade, located in North Terrace Park (now Kessler Park) at the intersection of St. John Avenue and Gladstone Boulevard. This vantage point faces northwest from The Concourse between Gladstone Boulevard and Benton Boulevard, south of St. John Avenue.

Date: 
September 23rd 1933

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
Penn Valley Lake

An autochrome photograph facing north-northeast across Penn Valley Lake with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Date: 
October 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Penn Valley Park, as seen looking northeast from Scout Hill.

Date: 
June 15th 1932

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.