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A color glass plate positive photograph of two unidentified woman standing in front of Sid J. Hare's residence. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

Date: 
May 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Lydia J. Barr, wife of Isaac N. Barr, standing by a morning glory bush on her property.

Date: 
September 24th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a "honeysuckle terrace" on the property of Walter J. and Erni S. Berkowitz. Walter J. Berkowitz was secretary-treasurer of Berkowitz Envelope Company.

Date: 
June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a reflecting pool opposite the west entrance to Swope Park. This vantage point faces east across the pool (now known as Delbert J. Haff Circle Fountain) towards the Swope Park entrance.

Date: 
June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Isaac Katz's rose garden, taken from the northeast. Also shown is an unidentified woman in the garden and an unidentified girl in the doorway.

Date: 
May 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a crowd watching Bob Busler and Bob Willits playing golf at hole #5 at the Mission Hills Country Club.

Date: 
July 20th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of two unidentified women seated on a bench in the garden of Harry D. Seavey, head of the Seavey & Flarsheim Brokerage Company.

Date: 
September 20th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira from the Smiths' doorway. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira outside of the Smiths' window. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of people swimming at the Mission Hills Country Club swimming pool.

Date: 
August 25th 1940

Postcard of the Loose Park Rose Garden, located just southeast of 52nd Street between Summit Street and 51st Street. This vantage point faces southeast at the northern entrance to the garden. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the garden and a letter to Elizabeth Johnston of Fort Scott, Kansas.

Date: 
June 19th 1940

Postcard showing the Kansas City skyline from near the Penn Valley Park lake. This vantage point faces north towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the postcard and a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Robertson of McFall, Missouri.

Date: 
September 26th 1940

Postcard of the Kansas City Power and Light Building, 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 short letter to Mrs. Fred H. Breimeyer of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Date: 
November 25th 1940

Postcard of the General Post Office in Kansas City, Missouri. The building now houses the Kansas City Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This vantage point faces southeast towards the Federal Post Office on Pershing Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Bessie Tucker.

Date: 
July 11th 1940

Letter from Oscar B. Elam addressed to the librarian of the Kansas City Public Library offering copies of documents for the library's collection. He believes they are of interest to the public as he was the first citizen of Kansas City to demand a recall of the mayor and city council and circulate petitions to that end.

Date: 
May 8th 1940

Photograph of the 11th Annual Baseball Day Luncheon given by the South Central Business Association for the Kansas City Blues at the Lucerne Hotel.

Date: 
April 30th 1940

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the A&P Grocery Store at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Date: 
1940

Photograph with interior view of the A&P Grocery Store at its store opening at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of an unidentified woman stepping aboard the number 50 Troost streetcar.

Date: 
1940

Photograph with interior view of streetcar with unidentified men and women aboard.

Date: 
1940

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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.