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An autochrome photograph showing a pedestrian bridge over Brush Creek near the intersection of Central Street and Ward Parkway in the Country Club Plaza. This vantage point faces northeast with the penthouse atop the Ponce De Leon in the distance.

Date: 
May 8th 1938

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

Date: 
September 8th 1938

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing under a banana tree on the property of T. T. Hurley, Operator, Kansas City Water Department.

Date: 
September 16th 1938

An autochrome photograph of two seated women looking across Lake Tapawingo on the property of George W. Allan, President of the Kansas City Pump Company.

Date: 
June 24th 1938

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman and child in Arno Leslie Roach's memorial garden at his retirement home in present-day Lake Tapawingo, Missouri. The garden is in honor of Elizabeth M. Roach, Arno's first wife. Pictured in the foreground is a plaque on the garden wall.

Date: 
June 21st 1938

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified child seated in Arno Leslie Roach's memorial garden at his retirement home in present-day Lake Tapawingo, Missouri. The garden is in honor of Elizabeth M. Roach, Arno's first wife. Pictured in the foreground is a plaque on the garden wall.

Date: 
June 21st 1938

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Fred H. Breimeyer of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Date: 
July 18th 1938

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 of the Kansas City Power and Light Company Building at night, located at the corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue. This vantage point faces north-northwest from several blocks south of the 34-story building. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the building and a short letter from one Bonnie Marie to Mr. Eugene Wooden of Lanesboro, Minnesota.

Date: 
April 13th 1938

Postcard of the Orchestra Promenade inside the Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. Today, this space is better known as the lobby outside the Municipal Auditorium Music Hall. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the promenade and a short letter to Ella Breimeyer of For Wayne, Indiana.

Date: 
September 22nd 1938

Booklet describing the facilities available at Menorah Hospital, located at 50th Street and Rockhill Road in Kansas City, Missouri. Also included are photographs of the interior and exterior of the hospital as well as a list of the board of directors.

Date: 
1938

Program for a banquet in honor of Colonel Conrad H. Mann commemorating his twenty-five years of distinguished civic service to Kansas City, and his sixty-eighth birthday. Along with the program order and dinner menu, the document includes highlights of Mann's accomplishments and a portrait photograph of Mann.

Date: 
December 14th 1938

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees at company Thanksgiving party, November 18, 1938.

Date: 
November 18th 1938

Group portrait of employees identified as instructors and floor girls at a Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party at the Donnelly Clubhouse.

Date: 
December 22nd 1938

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employess, identified as "Section 521," at company Christmas party.

Date: 
1938

Full body portrait of H. Roe Bartle. He inscribes on the photo, "To my friend Emerson Paton, With all good wishes, H. Roe Bartle, Feb. 25th, 1938."

Date: 
February 25th 1938

Head and shoulders portrait of Lou Holland; photo autographed and dated Oct. 21, 1938.

Date: 
1938

Photograph of Dr. D. M. Nigro standing by a wall of photographs. Autographed as: "To my good friend N. Emerson Paton the best secy & manager in the country. With best wishes, Doc Nigro, 1938".

Date: 
1938

Photograph with interior view of Monsignor Keye's benefit party for orphan children, held in the Little Theater at Municipal Auditorium.

Date: 
December 17th 1938

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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.