Gardens

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Photograph of first grade students working in a garden across the street from the Kansas City Teacher's College. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the south side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenue (this portion of 8th Street is defunct). The southeastern entrance to the Kansas City Teachers College is shown in the background.

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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.

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An autochrome photograph of an arch with winter covering at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden).

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An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman and child in Arno Leslie Roach's memorial garden at his retirement home in present-day Lake Tapawingo, Missouri. The garden is in honor of Elizabeth M. Roach, Arno's first wife. Pictured in the foreground is a plaque on the garden wall.

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An autochrome photograph of Minnie Long Sloan standing next to a coster spruce tree in her garden.

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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.

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A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira from the Smiths' doorway. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

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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.

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An autochrome photograph of Albert A. Taylor's residence, taken from the northwest garden. Taylor was Chairman of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company.

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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.

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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.

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An autochrome photograph of "Gesneriana" tulips, a pool, and a pergola in the garden of Minnie Long Sloan.

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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.