Horses

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W. T. Kemper, Jr. on Horseback at W. T. Kemper Barbecue

Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Jr. on horseback at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Two Women in a Horse Buggy

Photograph of two young women driving a horse buggy at the Schultzel Farm circa 1937. Suzanne Schutzel, on the left, holds the horse's reins, while the other young women holds a parasol to shade them. The 55-acre farm, near 135th Street (then Kansas Highway 150) and Switzer Street, was owned by Emil J. and Dorothy Schutzel from 1934 to 1960.

Thomas B. Bash, J. C. Johnson, W. O. Beeman, and Frank C. Beck

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 12, 1930 showing Thomas B. Bash, Dr. J. C. Johnson, W. O. Beeman, and Frank C. Beck at the Blue Springs farm of Dr. Johnson.

Scenes from W. T. Kemper Annual Picnic

Clipping entitled "Scenes at William T. Kemper's Annual Picnic at Red Fox Farm" from the Kansas City Post on June 21, 1936 showing photographs from W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. Those pictured include W. T. Kemper, Sr., Billy Purdy, W. T. Kemper, Jr., Helen Finch, Diana Sheffield, and Jimmy Lawrence.

Postal Carrier Cornelius Jackson

Photograph of postal carrier Cornelius Jackson in the 1920s. Jackson, a former slave, transported mail by horse cart between Merriam and the Shawnee Mission Post Office. He is photographed sitting in his cart, drawn by a white horse, in front of a stone restaurant building. 

Men Touring Stockyards

Photograph of two men on horseback touring the Kansas City Stockyards

Marguerite Peet on Horseback

Photograph of Marguerite Peet mounted on her pony "Skippy" at the American Royal in 1929 or 1930. Peet appears to be a young teenager and is dressed in a riding jacket and cap. She and Skippy are posed in profile on a straw covered floor for the portrait.

Kansas City-Smithville Race Track

Postcard of the Kansas City-Smithville Race Track, once located east of Bridge Street and north of Little Platte River in Smithville, Missouri. The track was used for illegal betting for a brief period in the late 1920s.

Kansas City Country Club Polo Team

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.

James M. Kemper, Jr., Arch E. Downing, William T. Kemper, Sr., David W. Kemper, and William T. Kemper, Jr.

Photograph of James Madison Kemper, Jr., Arch E. Downing, William T. Kemper, Sr., David Woods Kemper, and William T. Kemper, Jr. posed on horseback (left to right).

H. O. Peet with Horse

Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet dressed in riding habit and posing with a horse circa 1937. Peet holds the horse's reins in his left hand while his right rests on a timber fence. A stone wall and leafless trees can be seen behind him. 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.

H. O. Peet on Horseback at Home

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.