Gardens

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Photograph of a pond in the Quivira Botanical Gardens north of the Lake Quivira Dam in 1931 or 1932. The 10-acre site, included ponds, gardens, springs, and picnic areas.

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Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri. Nine women are pictured accompanied by five children. Trees, a pond, and pathways are pictured in the background, and a young girl in the front row holds a camera.

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Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri. Nine women are pictured accompanied by five children. A shelter with attached pergola can be seen in the background of the image.

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Photograph of members of the East Central Garden Club of Kansas visiting Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The image shows ten women, some largely obscured, with the park's noted rose garden in the background.

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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 Lillie A. Jones standing in her Tudor garden. Her husband Ellis R. Jones was vice-president of the Kansas City Paper House.

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An autochrome photograph of the Japanese garden at the Kansas City Art Institute in winter.

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An autochrome photograph of Maude Blackburn standing in her garden. Her husband, Schuyler C. Blackburn was president of ABC Fireproof Warehouse Company. The historical street address is 2321 Fieldston Road, also known at that time as 2321 West 54th Street (U.S. Highway 50), placing it near 54th Street and Mission Road in the Fieldston neighborhood in modern day Fairway, Kansas.

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An autochrome photograph of Andrew S. Barada's garden, taken from the south in the spring of 1933. Barada was president of Barada and Page (Chemicals).

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An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by the Browning Society.

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A color glass plate positive photograph of the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking northeast toward The Walnuts apartments.

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