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Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet on horseback on the lawn of his home, "Chatteris," in Prairie Village circa 1937. Peet is wearing a dark riding habit and cap on a dark horse. His white two-story colonial style residence stands behind him, surrounded by small trees. The home, near 83rd and Nall, was formerly the George H. Davis farm. Peet began his career with Peet Brothers Soap Company, founded by his grandfather, shortly before it was sold to Colgate & Co. He later founded H. O. Peet and Co. stock brokerage.

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Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet and his daughter Marguerite sitting on a fence rail circa 1935. The photograph was taken at their family home, Chatteris, located at 83rd and Nall in Prairie Village, Kansas. Peet began his career with Peet Brothers Soap Company, founded by his grandfather, shortly before it was sold to Colgate & Co. He later founded H. O. Peet and Co. stock brokerage.

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Photograph of members of the Kansas City Polo Team at the Kansas City Country Club circa 1935. The men are dressed in riding habits and holding polo sticks aloft, and are identified from left to right as Joe Kessinger, unknown, Herbert O. Peet, and Fred Harvey.

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Photograph of Nathaniel Short, merchant from Aubry, Kansas, circa 1915. Short is pictured wearing dark, rolled-cuff pants, a shirt, and vest, and holding a hat in his hand while standing outside a wood-sided house. 

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Photograph of a group of South Central Business Association men and police officers operating parking meters immediately after their installation on Troost Avenue. Includes from second to the left: N. Emerson Paton, Jack Rieger, and Joseph Wirthman. This vantage point faces west-northwest from Troost Avenue just south of 31st Street. The entrance to Isis Theatre is pictured to the right.

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Photograph of Orvis A. Sturdy, South Central Business Association president, shown holding the scissors and other unidentified South Central Business Association board members at the ribbon cutting ceremonies in conjunction with the opening of the Western Auto store located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Harrison Street.

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Photograph of participants including the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost.

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Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue. The luncheon was held to celebrate the opening of a new Katz location at the intersection of Linwood and Troost. The officials pictured are, from left to right: Myron H. Klein, manager of the Katz store at Linwood and Troost; Tim Blond, operating manager; Michael H. Katz, president of the Katz Drugstore company; Morris Shlensky, secretary and assistant general manager; Ross B. Myers, personnel director; and Orvis A.

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Group portrait of N. Emerson Paton (left), Morris Shankman (holding shovel) and other unidentified South Central Business Association officials at the groundbreaking for the Shankman Building, located at 3119 Troost. This vantage point faces north-northeast with the building at 3109 Troost in the background.

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Photograph of Kansas City officials posed next to a sightseeing bus in front of the Isis Theater and Wirthman Building after attending a luncheon celebrating the widening of Linwood Boulevard.

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Photograph of the 11th Annual Baseball Day Luncheon given by the South Central Business Association for the Kansas City Blues at the Lucerne Hotel.

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Photograph of Frankie Frisch, Dizzy Dean, and Daffy Dean with unidentified men and women at podium during South Central Business Association luncheon in the ballplayers' honor at the LaSalle Hotel.

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