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Pergola with Bess Chaplin

An autochrome photograph of Bess Chaplin standing under her pergola. Her husband, George H. Chaplin was a sales agent at Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

Indian Village Country Club: Homes Not Houses

Promotional booklet for building family homes in 1920s luxury Kansas City suburban tract development now in the Santa Fe Hills neighborhood southeast of 85th St. and Wornall. It was to include rare amenities such as an open air theater, bell tower, pool, club house, and Dutch windmill. Built on property owned by Daniel Boone's son Nathan, and featuring the Boone school and home. Businessman developer Emory Sweeney founded an automobile school and WHB radio. Landscape architects Hare & Hare were to handle the project, and George Hamilton Stone was assigned as General Manager.

House of Harry E. Smith

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Smith's residence, taken from the southwest.

Children at Gillis Orphans' Home

Photograph of children posed on a slide at the Gillis Orphans' Home at the southwest corner of 81st Street and Wornall Road. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.