Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

51st Street

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Clipping entitled "Graduating Class of Pembroke-Country Day School" from May 1937 showing the graduates on the steps to the main entrance of the school. The caption states, "Shown (left to right) in the front row are Henry B. Taylor, jr., Dick Lowry, Chandler Smith, Stephen Harris and Arthur Landon. Second row: Jack Goodman, James Gray, William Geiger, jr., George C. Jordan, Lawrence E. Smith III and Charles Kimball, jr. Third row: Kinman Thompson, Fred Goldman, Charles McGee, Kenneth Larson, Richard Myers and Robert Rollin. Back row: Thomas H.

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Photograph of the entrance to Jacob L. Loose Memorial Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the intersection of 51st Street and Wornall Road.

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Library and Administration buildings at the University of Kansas City, later University of Missouri-Kansas City. This vantage point faces northwest towards Newcomb Hall (left) and Scofield Hall (right).

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Exterior of the Sunset Hill School. The school possessed a stage, large auditorium, lunch room, and two primary class rooms. The building pictured is now part of the Pembroke Hill School. This vantage point faces west near the southwest corner of 50th Street and Wornall Road.

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Interior of the Sunset Hill School showing fourteen students with a female teacher conducting class. The building pictured is now part of the Pembroke Hill School at Wornall Road and 51st Street.

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Early picture of the 51st Street shopping center, the first business development built by J. C. Nichols Company. At time of photograph, the Country Club Grocery Co. Meat Market took up residence in this building. Located on the northeast corner of Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street, this building was better known by 1925 as part of the Colonial Shops.

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Groups of carolers traveled around the Country Club District on Christmas Eve. The J. C. Nichols Company furnished the hayracks and teams of carolers. This vantage point faces north towards the Country Club Coffee Shop at the Colonial Shops on 51st Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street.

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Exterior of Colonial Shops at 51st Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street, showing one automobile parked out front. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street.

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Exterior of the Administration Building of the Country Day School, later called Pembroke Country Day School. It was once located near the southeastern corner of 51st Street and State Line Road. The ground on which this building stood is now the quadrangle of the Pembroke Hill School - Ward Parkway Campus. This vantage point faces southwest from just south of 51st Street, between Ward Parkway and State Line Road.

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An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the southeast.

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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.

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An autochrome photograph of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City) Administrating Building, taken from the northwest.

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