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Photograph of the 1925 Stillwell High School girls basketball team. Six young women in basketball uniforms and bobbed haircuts sit in the front row, with three young women in white blouses and scarves and a forth in a patterned dress in the back row. A young woman in the front row holds a basketball with "SRHS '25" written on it.

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Exterior photograph of the Hickory Grove School, at 5900 Johnson Drive. The two story stone building opened in 1926, and was destroyed by fire in 1949. 

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Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri. Nine women are pictured accompanied by five children. Trees, a pond, and pathways are pictured in the background, and a young girl in the front row holds a camera.

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Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri. Nine women are pictured accompanied by five children. A shelter with attached pergola can be seen in the background of the image.

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Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The image shows ten women, some largely obscured, with the park's noted rose garden in the background.

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Photograph of the Hauser family farmhouse, located at 7100 Johnson Drive, in the early 1900s. Dr. Anton Hauser and his wife Theresa immigrated to the Kansas City area from Austria-Hungary in the 1880s, and later established an 80-acre farm at the northwest corner of 69 Highway and Johnson Drive. The house was demolished in October 1954.

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Photograph of South Kansas Avenue in Olathe, Kansas in the early 1900s. A Cities Service filling station is pictured on the right side of the image, and a Greer Super Service station is on the left side. Two houses stand in the middle. A handwritten note labels one as "Bert Gilbert house."

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Photograph of Overland Park School teachers circa 1930. The group of ten women and one man stand outside the school, located near 82nd and Lowell in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Photograph of the Overland Park Grade School basketball team in 1922. Seven young men in athleticwear and their coach are pictured in front of a chalkboard. A basketball on the lap of a player in the front row reads "OPGS 1922-23."

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Group photograph of the students and teachers at Wilder School circa 1918. The town of Wilder in northwest Johnson County, Kansas, was a diverse community of agricultural and railroad workers, including many Mexican immigrants.

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Photograph of a woman operating a telephone switchboard at the Stilwell, Kansas phone exchange circa 1930. Sitting at the switchboard, she wears a headset and is plugging a cable into a jack.

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Photograph of Guy Fish and N. Myers posed with a milk wagon in front of the train depot in Stilwell, Kansas in the early 1900s. "STILWELL" is painted on the front of the building, and a sign advertising telegraph service hangs below. 

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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