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 the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking southeast.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. Miller standing by "Paul's Scarlet" climbing roses on her property. Her husband, George J. Miller, was a lawyer and proprietor of George J. Miller & Company. This vantage point faces north-northeast with the home at 625 West 69th Street in the background.

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Allen Logan's rose fence, taken from the west looking east. Logan was the founder of Logan Brothers Grain Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a rose pergola on the property of A. E. Mosier, President of the Lucky Tiger Mining Company.

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Lucian Rosenwald's tulip garden. This vantage point faces west-northwest with the house at 4309 Campbell Street in the left background. Rosenwald was an office manager for a real estate company.

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of flowers near the entrance to Clifford B. Smith's residence, taken looking northeast. Smith was a publisher and his wife, Laura Conyers Smith, was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

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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.