Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Brookside

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Clippings
Photographs

Clipping entitled "The Meeting Place" from the Kansas City Post on May 7, 1935 with caption stating, "It was at this station, on the Country Club street car line at Fifty-seventh street and Brookside boulevard, that James M. Kemper, president of the Commerce Trust company, was told to deliver $250,000 in two suitcases to an extortionist. Mr. Kemper was informed that unless he delivered the money he would be kidnaped, held for $500,000 ransome and members of his family would be harmed. A youth who gave his name as Peter Warren was arrested when he met Mr.

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Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the fourth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 39th Street to the north, Kansas to the west, south city limits to the south, and Campbell Street and Troost Avenue to the east.

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Photographs

Female instructor and six young girls attending a Kansas City Conservatory of Music class in 1920. Brookside Hall was located on the second story of the Brookside Building at the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Brookside Boulevard.

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Photographs

Standard Oil Company Filling Station planned, designed and constructed by the J. C. Nichols Company for the Standard Oil Company. This vantage point faces northeast on Brookside Boulevard just south of 62nd Terrace.

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Photographs

This picture of the Brookside Shopping District was taken looking northeast at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 63rd Street.

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Photographs

This picture of John S. Watkins at the Brookside Shopping District was taken looking northeast at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 63rd Street.

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Photographs

Interior of Brookside Hall, Miss Helen Thomes' dance class in session. This vantage point faces north-northeast inside of Brookside Hall at the northeast corner of 63rd Street and Brookside Boulevard.

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Photographs

This picture was taken looking west in the Marie Antoinette Shop, once located at 6231 Brookside Boulevard in the Brookside Shopping District.

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a women seated in a French garden on the property of Fletcher Cowherd. Cowherd was a Kansas City real estate lawyer and developer and president of the Safety Savings and Loan Association.

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

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.