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An black and white glass plate positive photograph of Thomas Hart Benton standing by the Blue River in Jackson County, Missouri.

Date: 
April 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of two girls sitting under hawthorn (crataegus) trees in bloom by Brush Creek and Indian Lane.

Date: 
April 29th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of a hawtorn (crataegus) tree in bloom in the north central section of Penn Valley Park. This vantage point faces north towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri and shows Liberty Memorial in the right background.

Date: 
April 29th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of a crowd observing a golf tournament at the Hillcrest Country Club.

Date: 
May 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of bathers at the beach at Lake Quivira. Lakeshore Drive and the entrance to the Lake Quivira Country Club is shown in the background.

Date: 
August 3rd 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of an automobile parked next to flowering spirea shurbs in the driveway of Dr. Sam E. Roberts, a Kansas City physician.

Date: 
May 15th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of a bouquet of yellow water lilies sitting on a table on the property of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith. Lake Quivira is pictured in the background. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Laura Conyers Smith (wife of Clifford B. Smith) sitting amongst a group of yellow water lily flowers at their property at Lake Quivira. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Myra M. Wilson, wife of William Emmett Wilson, seated holding a rose. William Wilson was a farmer.

Date: 
September 14th 1941

Postcard of the Hotel Continental, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 11th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to be delivered in Kansas City, Missouri to Jay C. Barber.

Date: 
November 13th 1941

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. F. N. Kendall of Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
July 8th 1941

Postcard showing the Swope Park Shelter House Number 1, located to the southeast of the main entrance to Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast on Meyer Boulevard just east of the Swope Park west entrance. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Ethel Gannam of Reading, Massachusetts.

Date: 
June 8th 1941

Postcard of the Court House (foreground) and City Hall (background) in Kansas City, Missouri at night. This vantage point faces north-northwest just east of the intersection of Locust and 13th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter from Frank Gilbert to Peggy Moore of Fremont, Nebraska.

Date: 
November 3rd 1941

Postcard showing Muehlebach Field (later Ruppert/Blues/Municipal Stadium), once located west of Brooklyn Avenue between 21st and 22nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-southeast towards the bases and right field. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Anna Dyer of Boston, Massachusetts.

Date: 
August 25th 1941

Circa 1941 pamphlet detailing the three services provided by the Division of Social Service Welfare Department, Kansas City, Missouri: case work, parole & pardons, and penal institutions. The Municipal Farm (for convicted men) and Reformatory (for convicted women) are described. Illustrations and parole statistics are also included.

Date: 
1941

Group portrait of costumed Donnelly Garment Company employees attending an event identified as "Inspectors Halloween Party."

Date: 
1941

Photograph of Orvis A. Sturdy, South Central Business Association president, shown holding the scissors and other unidentified South Central Business Association board members at the ribbon cutting ceremonies in conjunction with the opening of the Western Auto store located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Harrison Street.

Date: 
February 3rd 1941

Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue. The luncheon was held to celebrate the opening of a new Katz location at the intersection of Linwood and Troost. The officials pictured are, from left to right: Myron H. Klein, manager of the Katz store at Linwood and Troost; Tim Blond, operating manager; Michael H. Katz, president of the Katz Drugstore company; Morris Shlensky, secretary and assistant general manager; Ross B. Myers, personnel director; and Orvis A.

Date: 
June 3rd 1941

Photograph of Sally Rand (far left) seated at the head table of a South Central Business Association luncheon. To her left sits association president Orvis A. Sturdy, the Rev. Marion Nelson Waldrip of Troost Avenue Methodist Church, and Dr. Burris Jenkins of the Community Church.

Date: 
December 9th 1941

Photograph of the W. F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building, once located at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street.

Date: 
June 1941

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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.