Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

57th Street

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Photographs

Photograph of Henry F. McElroy, Jr. and Mary McElroy with their father Henry F. McElroy, Sr. (left to right). The photograph was taken at the home H. F. McElroy, Sr., immediately following Mary's release from abduction at the Milburn Golf Club. This vantage point faces north towards the south entrance to St. Teresa's Academy across the street.

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Correspondence

Letter from T. O'Donnell to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on May 20, 1934. O'Donnell comments on the Democratic candidates in the 1934 campaign for U.S. Senator of Missouri. He implicates Harry S. Truman, saying he "has been so faithful in following the dictates of the political machine, that they have promoted him and now are trying to name him senator from this state, knowing well that the machine interests will never suffer from his acts."

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Photographs

Home of Jackson County Democratic Party boss, Thomas J. Pendergast, at 5650 Ward Parkway Boulevard, built by the J. C. Nichols Company. This vantage point faces west on Ward Parkway, just north of 57th Street.

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Photographs

Forty students of the William Cullen Bryant School who pulled dandelions in the Country Club District. Prizes were given for those who pulled the most. This vantage point faces north towards the rear of the school from just north of 57th Street between Wornall Road and Central Street.

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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 "Gesneriana" tulips, a pool, and a pergola in the garden of Minnie Long Sloan.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Minnie Long Sloan standing next to a coster spruce tree in her garden.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Paul Uhlmann's residence, taken from the southeast. Uhlmann was President of Uhlmann Grain Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of lilacs next to William H. Scarritt's driveway and home. Scarritt was Secretary and Assistant Treasurer of the Scarritt Realty Company. This vantage point faces east-northeast from the driveway of 1225 West 57th Street.