Johnson County Museum

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Photograph of the Strang Line car barn and power plant in Overland Park, Kansas, circa the 1910s. Five men stand in front of the ivy-covered stone building, and a water tower is pictured in the background of the image. 

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Photograph of a Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway, also known as the Strang Line, car circa 1920. Several men can be seen looking through the car's windows, and buildings can be seen in the background of the image.

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Photograph of students and a teacher standing outside of Overland Park Grade School, circa 1920. Twenty-six young children are pictured in two rows, with their female teacher standing behind. A sign over an adjacent door reads "Standard School." 

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Photograph of Missouri and Kansas Interurban Railway, also known as the Strang Line, cars standing on railroad tracks circa 1915. The front of a car reads "Santa Fe Trail Route," and two men sit inside the open-wided car, with five men standing on the ground alongside. 

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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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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.