Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

56th Street

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Postcards

Postcard showing the northern entrance to Pembroke Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Pembroke Lane and 56th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short advertisement for the Country Club District from J.C. Nichols Investment Company to Kansas City resident George Fiske.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's garden and residence, taken from the northeast and showing the rear of the house. Sunderland was Chairman of the Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of N. W. Dible's residence, taken looking south-southeast on 56th Street between Ward Parkway and Grassmere Lane. Napoleon Dible built and sold thousands of homes south of the Plaza.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Hunter L. Gary's residence, taken from the southeast. Gary was president of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments).

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a rose pergola on the property of A. E. Mosier, President of the Lucky Tiger Mining Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of topiary in the rear garden of Hunter L. Gary, President of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments). This vantage point faces southeast towards the north side of Gary's home.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Hunter L. Gary's residence, taken from the southwest. Gary was president of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments).

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of R. Bryson Jones's residence, taken from the northeast. Jones was an executive at R. B. Jones & Sons (insurance).

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of James Neal Foster's residence, taken from the southwest. James was secretary of the Foster Lumber Company and his wife Sadie Ross Foster was president of the Kansas City Browning Society.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's residence, taken from the southeast. Sunderland was Chairman of the Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of George Harvey Davis's house, taken from the west. Davis was president of the Davis-Noland-Merrill Grain Company.

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.