Flowers

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Postcards

Postcard of spirea in bloom by a rustic bridge (likely over Brush Creek) in the Indian Hills neighborhood of Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a letter J.C. Nichols Investment Company to Dr. Albert E. Jones of Kansas City. The letter reads: "Spring is lovely in Mission Hills and Indian Hills. Summer, Fall and Winter each also makes its particular appeal. Horseback riding, hiking, skating, golf, tennis, picnicking, community meets and other outdoor pastimes are especially enjoyable in such beautiful surroundings."

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Photographs

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. standing in front of bouquet of flowers.

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Photographs

Soldiers returning from Europe at the end of World War I march down Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in Kansas City, Missouri, as people toss flowers into the street. From: Mrs. D. S. Catechis.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Marianne E. Smith (daughter of Maurice R. Smith and Emily Smith) standing amongst azalea flowers on her parent's property. Maurice R. Smith was an officer of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of rugosa roses by the house of W. Malcom Lowry, taken from the northeast. Lowry was a Kansas City engineer at Henrici-Lowry Engineering Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Sara Gee standing next to her rose bush. Her husband, Werter L. Gee, was president of the Atlas Mutual Insurance Company, Fidelity Underwriting Agency, Inc., and the Rankin - Benedict Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of women sitting by a fountain in the Country Club Plaza. She is dressed in a sombrero and other appropriately-themed clothing for the Country Club Plaza Fiesta.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Fred Wolferman's residence, taken from the northwest in his tulip garden. Wolferman was founder of Wolferman's Grocery Stores.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Ruby M. Robinson with rare poppies on her property. Her husband, Dr. Ernest F. Robinson, was a Kansas City surgeon.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of John E. Horn's gazebo with pom-pon zinnias growing by it. This vantage point faces north towards the entrance to Horn's residence. Horn was secretary-treasurer of the Paragon Royalty Corporation.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Lee E. Clark's daughters, Julia and Janet, playing with tulips on their property. This photograph was taken from the north, looking south. Clark was manager of Kansas City Laboratory Supply Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses and pergola at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by the Presidents and Past Presidents Club.

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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.