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Photograph of the Sanford B. Ladd School students attending to the school garden. This vantage point faces northwest from atop the southwest corner of the original Ladd School building (before the 1922 addition). The houses at 3624, 3626, and 3630 Bellefontaine Avenue are pictured to the left.

Date: 
1915

An autochrome photograph of Maude Blackburn standing in her garden. Her husband, Schuyler C. Blackburn was president of ABC Fireproof Warehouse Company. The historical street address is 2321 Fieldston Road, also known at that time as 2321 West 54th Street (U.S. Highway 50), placing it near 54th Street and Mission Road in the Fieldston neighborhood in modern day Fairway, Kansas.

Date: 
June 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Clark's garden and office building at 6140 Ward Parkway. Clark was a Kansas City lawyer.

Date: 
July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the grandchildren of James Neal Foster in his garden.

Date: 
June 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of topiary in the rear garden of Hunter L. Gary, President of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments). This vantage point faces southeast towards the north side of Gary's home.

Date: 
September 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lillie A. Jones standing in her Tudor garden. Her husband Ellis R. Jones was vice-president of the Kansas City Paper House.

Date: 
July 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Ellis R. Jones with his grandson in his formal garden. Jones was vice-president of the Kansas City Paper House.

Date: 
July 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Isaac Katz's rose garden, taken from the southeast. Katz was co-owner and co-founder of Katz Drug Store.

Date: 
August 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by Doctors Teal and Hunt.

Date: 
June 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Sam E. Roberts's garden, tea house, and home, taken from the southwest. Roberts was a Kansas City physician.

Date: 
June 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast. Julia and her husband, Bertrand Rockwell, were Kansas City pioneers, as well as the parents of architect Mary Rockwell Hook.

Date: 
August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast. Julia and her husband, Bertrand Rockwell, were Kansas City pioneers, as well as the parents of architect Mary Rockwell Hook.

Date: 
August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's garden and residence, taken from the northeast and showing the rear of the house. Sunderland was Chairman of the Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company.

Date: 
July 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Andrew S. Barada's garden, taken from the south in the spring of 1933. Barada was president of Barada and Page (Chemicals).

Date: 
April 24th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Edward E. Carpenter's house and garden, taken from the northwest at sunset. Carpenter was president of the Kansas City House and Window Cleaning Company.

Date: 
April 30th 1933

An autochrome photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies, taken looking north. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company. 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.

Date: 
May 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Sunken Garden, located in the median of The Paseo between 12th Street and 13th Street. This vantage point faces north with the New York Apartments in the left background and the Fitzsimons Memorial Fountain in the right background.

Date: 
September 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a Tudor fountain and lotus pool on the property of Lillie A. Jones. Lillie's husband, Ellis R. Jones, was vice-president of the Kansas City Paper House.

Date: 
August 12th 1933

An autochrome photograph of May W. Larabee's garden and pool, taken from the southeast. Her deceased husband was Fredrick D. Larabee, President, Larabee Milling Company.

Date: 
June 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the west. Her deceased husband, Frank R. McDermand, Jr., was president of the Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder Company.

Date: 
May 29th 1933

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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.