Photograph of Countryside Christian Church in Countryside, later Mission, Kansas, circa 1942. The church building is pictured surrounded by trees, looking east from across Nall Avenue. The building was dedicated on April 12, 1942, and was destroyed by fire in 1944. It was rebuilt in 1945.
Photograph of a road under construction in the Countryside area, later Mission, Kansas, circa 1940. The road, likely Shawnee Mission Parkway, is surrounded by trees and bare soil, and has two metal trash cans standing next to paved areas. The road rises up an include to the left toward the background of the image. A label included with the photograph indicates the picture was taken near Shawnee Mission Parkway and Nall Avenue.
Photograph of a house at 5614 Newton Street in Mission, Kansas, circa 1940. The house, built by A. B. Dillie, features a sloped gabled roof, small dormer windows, and an arched entryway. The entry is flanked by larger evergreens.
Photograph of the intersection of Manor Road and 81st Street in Leawood, Kansas, circa 1939, looking south on Meadow Lane from 81st Street. An automobile is parked on the side of the road with door open near a fire hydrant, and a house is visible in the center background of the image.
Photograph of six young women dressed in Native American costumes circa 1920. The girls, members of the Campfire Girls program, are wear fringed dresses and feather headbands, are crouched on the floor around three candles. They are gathered in the McShane family home at Johnson Drive and Mastin Street in Merriam, Kansas, and the girl at left is identified as Lois McShane.
Photograph of nine young women, Campfire Girls participants, posed as a group circa 1920. Six girls wear Native American costumes including beads and feather headbands, while three wear dark dresses. They are gathered in the McShane family home at Johnson Drive and Mastin Street in Merriam, Kansas, and the girl in the middle of the second row is identified as Lois McShane
Photograph of young women, Campfire Girls participants, posed as a group circa 1920. Four girls sit around a fireplace wearing Native American costumes including fringed dresses and feather headbands, while while two others stand against the mantle, visible from the shoulders down. They are gathered in the McShane family home at Johnson Drive and Mastin Street in Merriam, Kansas, and the girl in the middle of the second row is identified as Lois McShane
Photograph of the 1921 Merriam High School girls basketball team. Eight student/players pose on steps in front of a school building door with a teacher. A girl at center holds a basketball marked "MHS '21." The girls wear white houses with dark scarves and lace-up, high ankle shoes; their teacher wears a dark dress with white lace at the collar.
Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet on horseback on the lawn of his home, "Chatteris," in Prairie Village circa 1937. Peet is wearing a dark riding habit and cap on a dark horse. His white two-story colonial style residence stands behind him, surrounded by small trees. The home, near 83rd and Nall, was formerly the George H. Davis farm. Peet began his career with Peet Brothers Soap Company, founded by his grandfather, shortly before it was sold to Colgate & Co. He later founded H. O. Peet and Co. stock brokerage.
Photograph of members of the Kansas City Polo Team at the Kansas City Country Club circa 1935. The men are dressed in riding habits and holding polo sticks aloft, and are identified from left to right as Joe Kessinger, unknown, Herbert O. Peet, and Fred Harvey.