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An autochrome photograph of the motor entrance and blooming spireas of "Elmhurst", the residence of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T. Bird, passed away in 1918, she took over as president of Emery, Bird, Thayer Company in 1920.

Date: 
May 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of H. A. Fowler's residence, taken from the east. Fowler was president of the Fowler Commission Company.

Date: 
May 15th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Herbert F. Hall's residence, taken from the north on a cloudy day. Hall was president of the Hall-Baker Grain Company.

Date: 
September 9th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the entrance to Charles M. Howell's home while the tulips are in bloom. Howell was a Kansas City lawyer.

Date: 
May 6th 1933

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

Date: 
July 14th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the southeast. The picture shows an automobile parked by the house entrance. Her deceased husband, Frank R. McDermand, Jr., was president of the Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder Company.

Date: 
June 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of hyacinths by the driveway of M. B. Nelson, taken in the evening and looking south-southeast. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

An autochrome photograph of Bryce B. Smith's residence, taken while the spirea flowers were in bloom and looking north-northeast. Smith was mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1938.

Date: 
May 2nd 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.

Looking west at 61st Terrace and Summit Street. In the foreground is an automobile, and in the background is a row of houses.

Date: 
June 29th 1920

This picture was taken looking north at the southwest corner of Brookside Road and 66th Terrace. Wornall Road at the left.

Date: 
November 1922

This picture was taken looking west-northwest on 55th Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street. Large crowd of men, women, and children at Crestwood Shopping District on Easter 1935.

Date: 
April 21st 1935

Around the corner view of a neighborhood found in the then-new Fairway housing development. The name was chosen because of the development's proximity to three golf courses. This vantage point faces south down Fairway Road from the intersection of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Fairway Road.

Date: 
1938

Photograph of the residence of Dr. Solomon H. Thompson, once located at 1321 North 8th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces east on North 8th Street, just south of Everett Avenue.

Photograph looking north along the west side of Olive Street from 11th Street. Sidewalk and car in view.

Date: 
March 25th 1924

Photograph looking south down the west side of Walrond Avenue from the southwest corner of Walrond and 18th Street. The A. O. Thompson Lumber Company office is pictured to the right.

Date: 
March 25th 1924

Photograph of three cars parked at the intersection of 53rd Street Terrace and Brookside Boulevard. This vantage point faces east-northeast from the southwest corner of the intersection. Homes on the west side of Oak Street and the Country Club streetcar line are pictured in the background.

Date: 
January 26th 1924

Photograph looking north on the east side of the 500 block of Park Avenue.

Date: 
February 20th 1923

Postcard looking south towards the entrance to Janssen Place at the intersection of 36th Street and Janssen Place.

Photograph with caption, "Main Street looking north toward 40th Street showing the depressed street grade that should be raised to meet existing yard levels and the new new curb lines fixed by recent condemnation."

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.