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An autochrome photograph of H. H. Beels standing next to a large polygonum vine. Beels was treasurer of Gallup Map & Supply Company.

An autochrome photograph of Lawrence H. Fox's residence, taken from the north-northeast. Fox was a Kansas City investor.

Date: 
June 4th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Herbert V. Jones's residence, taken from the northeast. Jones was chairman of the Herbert V. Jones & Co. (real estate).

Date: 
August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Bechtel's crabapple trees in front of Ellison A. Neel's residence, taken looking south. Neel was a Kansas City lawyer.

Date: 
May 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's house, taken from the west. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Date: 
August 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of hyacinths by the driveway of M. B. Nelson, taken in the evening and looking south-southeast. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's garage, taken from the north while the tulips were blossoming. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Date: 
May 14th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the first flowers of Spring, 1933 in the front yard of Clarence E. Shepard, architect.

Date: 
March 30th 1933

A color glass plate positive photograph of five young women posed by an archery target. This vantage point faces north in the median of The Paseo between 55th Street and 56th Street.

A color glass plate positive photograph of four young women practicing archery. This vantage point faces north in the median of The Paseo between 55th Street and 56th Street.

5434 Central Street home of Zeno T. Briggs, who bought a lot in 1909 and lived at this home until June 1929. This vantage point faces west-northwest on Central Street just north of 55th Street.

The rock quarry at 55th and Locust Street during the construction of Crestwood Drive.

Date: 
1919

The statue of a small boy and a pool were features of the Crestwood interior park named Happy Woods Park, once located between 54th Street, 55th Street, Locust Street, and Cherry Street. This vantage point faces southeast towards the intersection of Locust Street, 55th Street, and Oak Street in the far right background.

Date: 
1920

Six white columns stand erect in a park at Locust Street and Cherry Street, the structure patterned after the columns on the campus at the University of Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast at the intersection of Locust and Cherry, one block north of 54th Street.

Date: 
1920

Stone archways were built at each of the entrances into the Crestwood area. This vantage point faces northeast at the intersection of Locust Street, 55th Street, and Oak Street.

Date: 
1920

This picture of the Crestwood Shops was taken looking east-southeast on 55th Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street. A crowd of men, women, and children are waiting to see the Easter Bunny.

Date: 
1922

This picture was taken looking west-northwest on 55th Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street. Large crowd of men, women, and children at Crestwood Shopping District on Easter 1935.

Date: 
April 21st 1935

Small group of children standing near an Easter bunny statue at Crestwood Shops in 1923. This vantage point faces south-southwest on 55th Street towards a coffee shop at 311 East 55th Street in the background.

Date: 
1923

Letter from Dan L. Fennell regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Fennell writes that he has known Higgins since high school and later worked with him while serving as president of the Kansas City Safety Council, and states his belief that Higgins is "entirely repentant" and intends to become "a useful and law abiding member of the community." Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

Date: 
August 17th 1940

Postcard showing the Crestwood Country Club District at 55th Street and Oak Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the 2nd Presbyterian Church (pictured left) from between Oak Street and Crestwood Drive, just south of 55th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to W. C. Hobbs at the Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri.

Date: 
September 21st 1925

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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.