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 Harry E. Clark's garden and office building at 6140 Ward Parkway. Clark was a Kansas City lawyer.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's garage, taken from the north while the tulips were blossoming. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of "Paul's Scarlet" climbing roses covering the outside of the maid's room on the property of George J. Miller, lawyer and proprietor of George J. Miller & Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of tulips and fence in the rear yard of Charles B. Sefranka, Secretary of the Hall Brothers. This vantage point faces southeast with the house at 444 West 67th Street in the center background.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Hugh J. Mathews, Jr.'s house and window flower boxes, taken from the southeast. Mathews was an executive with Mathews Machine Works.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Elizabeth Helmers with her daughter Margaret J. Helmers by a cluster of Paul's scarlet roses around the entrance to their and William C. Helmers's residence. Helmers was an executive at the Helmers Manufacturing Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Miss Harriet O'Brien standing next to "I. D. Ver Warner" dahlia flowers. O'Brien was a Kansas City Christian Science Practitioner.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of tulips by a window of Robert Sutherland's residence. This photograph was taken from the southeast while it was raining. Sutherland was President of Sutherland Lumber Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing amongst hibiscus flowers on the south shore of Lake Hiwassee.

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