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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 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 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 people swimming at the Mission Hills Country Club swimming pool.

Date: 
August 25th 1940

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church congregation posed in celebration of the church's fifty-sixth anniversary. This photograph was taken facing east towards the main entrance of Paseo Baptist Church.

Date: 
August 26th 1940
Ruth E. Johnson

Photograph of Ruth E. Johnson (10/27/1898 - 06/15/1970), a beautician in Kansas City, Missouri. Her obituary describes her professional life as follows: "She came to Kansas City about 1917, and attended Beauty school. She worked with Mrs. L. Haley Thompson and Mrs. Ruthelle Winkfield in a beauty shop venture in the old Street’s Hotel. She later bought the Peacock Beauty Shop and, because of her talent, made a successful shop on east 12th street. She was an early specialist in finger-waving and taught the art to many."

Date: 
1940

Photograph of Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. and Otealet Allen outside of their home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of Rita North with one boy and two girls posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. North read the Act of Consecration that day. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of seven young women posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. This vantage point faces northeast towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of St. Agnes Academy teachers Sister Marie Rosemarie and Sister Mary Pauline.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of Columbus Park community volunteers constructing the St. John Bosco Center, Roman Catholic community hall. The land for the center was donated by Rosa Nigro, Kansas City's first woman pharmacist. This vantage point was taken facing east-northeast with the Holy Rosary Catholic Church (left) and Holy Rosary School (right).

Date: 
1940

Photograph of Columbus Park community volunteers constructing the St. John Bosco Center, Roman Catholic community hall. The land for the center was donated by Rosa Nigro, Kansas City's first woman pharmacist. This vantage point was taken facing east-northeast with the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in the background.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Alexis, Mother Superior of St. Agnes Convent for six years.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of one boy and one girl posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. This vantage point faces east with the south entrance of the Holy Cross Catholic School on the right.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine. Sister Philomena taught in several parochial schools, including Holy Cross.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of the Holy Rosary Catholic School Parent-Teacher Association meeting in April, 1940. Present are local clergy, parents, and students posed around a donation box. Written on the blackboards are lists of students who are "Go Getters", "Chumps", "Ramblers", "Hot Shots", "Stouges", and "Scatter Brain". Other buildings in Columbus Park can be seen through the windows in the background.

Date: 
April 1940

Photograph of the Holy Rosary Catholic School Parent-Teacher Association meeting in April, 1940. Present are local clergy, parents, and students. Written on the blackboards are lists of students who are "Go Getters", "Chumps", "Ramblers", "Hot Shots", "Stouges", and "Scatter Brain". Other buildings in Columbus Park can be seen through the windows in the background.

Date: 
April 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 of an unidentified woman stepping aboard the number 50 Troost streetcar.

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.