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An autochrome photograph of Henry A. Auerbach's house taken from the northeast in the spring of 1934. Auerbach was co-founder of the Palace Clothing Company.

Date: 
June 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Henry A. Auerbach's house taken from the northeast after the 1934 Drought. Auerbach was co-founder of the Palace Clothing Company.

Date: 
September 1st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the west entrance to the Kansas City Art Institute in winter. This vantage point faces east on Warwick Boulevard just north of 45th Street.

Date: 
February 24th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southeast.

Date: 
May 18th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the south.

Date: 
September 15th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southwest as the first flowers appear on the new grounds.

Date: 
April 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of "Else Paulson" roses blooming in September at the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art).

Date: 
September 24th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) as seen from the University of Kansas City (University of Missouri - Kansas City).

Date: 
October 1st 1933

A color glass plate positive photograph of the Nelson Galley of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the south.

Postcard showing the flower beds in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the entrance of the park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Henry Simmons of Mound City, Missouri.

Date: 
November 26th 1920

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the museum from just west of Rockhill Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Newton Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
December 31st 1934

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, and Atkins Museum of Fine Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the museum from just west of Rockhill Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Breimeyer of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Date: 
February 25th 1938

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the museum from just west of Rockhill Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Elizeth Walker of Parkville, Missouri.

Date: 
September 19th 1938

Postcard showing Pleasure Lake in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south towards the natatorium (left); Illumination Tower and Dancing Pavilion (center); and the Electric Fountain (right). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mabel Couch attending Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.

Date: 
November 1909

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east near the southeast corner of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Jason Adams of Dixfield, Maine.

Date: 
October 1st 1922

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline King of Omaha, Nebraska.

Date: 
May 29th 1922

Postcard showing the Grand Court at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest towards the entrance of the amusement park. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Leonard Burkhow of Neosho, Missouri.

Date: 
November 17th 1927

Photograph of Electric Park at night, once located at 46th Street and The Paseo. This vantage point faces southeast across Mirror Lake (also known as Pleasure Lake) and shows the two Electric Park Illumination Towers.

Date: 
1910

Postcard looking west towards the intersection of 45th Street and Rockhill Road. Pictured in the left background in Oak Hall, the estate of William Rockhill Nelson, once located south of 45th Street between Oak Street and Rockhill Road.

Circa 1940 photograph with an interior view of students at Meservey School kindergarten. The children are playing as Kansas City Fire Department fire personnel.

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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.