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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 four people dressed in festive clothing and standing by the Country Club Plaza Fiesta flags on display at the corner of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). This vantage point faces northeast on 47th Street just west of Mill Creek Parkway.

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 Japanese garden at the Kansas City Art Institute in winter.

Date: 
December 1st 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 George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies. This vantage point faces north with Oak Street on the right, Cope's residence in the center background, and the Nelson Gallery of Art (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) in the far right background. This property was situated on the west side of Oak Street, just north of Brush Creek before the waterway was diverted to its current location. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company.

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 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

Photograph with exterior view of Westport High School at 39th and McGee (Hyde Park Ave) and Oak Streets. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the hill overlooking Gillham Road just north of its intersection with 39th Street.

Date: 
1910

Circa 1925 photograph of Locust Street looking north between 39th Street and 40th Street. Locust Street north of 39th Street and the residence at 3826 Locust are shown in the distance.

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.

Photograph with caption, "proposed extension of Brookside Boulevard north to connect with Main at 41st Street." At the time, Brookside Boulevard was to be extended north until 41st Street were it would meet with Main Street. The Country Club Car Line, Ponce de Leon Hotel, 47th Street, St. Luke's Hospital, Park Lane Hotel, and Plaza Shops are pictured looking north.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "Brush Creek Boulevard and Country Club Plaza [looking west] from roof of Sophian Plaza." The annotations on the photogaph label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

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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.