Houses

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Photograph of the back and backyard of house at 5528 Glenwood Street in Mission, Kansas, in 1941. The house, owned by Marvin Nye, has a bird bath and Adirondack chairs in the back yard of the one-story wood-sided house. Mrs. Nye can be seen kneeling on the ground next to the family dog.

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Postcards

Postcard of view along Pembroke Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas, circa 1920. Looking southeast along Pembroke Lane from the front yard of 5620 Pembroke Lane, the postcard depicts a small stone bridge allowing a driveway to cross over a drainage area, flower beds, and trees. The house located at 5625 Pembroke lane is visible on the left side of the image.

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Photographs

Photograph of a house at 5614 Newton Street in Mission, Kansas, circa 1940. The house, built by A. B. Dillie, features a sloped gabled roof, small dormer windows, and an arched entryway. The entry is flanked by larger evergreens.

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Photographs

Photograph of a house at 5821 W. 61st Terrace in Mission, Kansas, circa 1941. The house has a one-car garage, screened porch, and gravel driveway, and was built in 1941.

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Photographs

Photograph of a two-story house at 5704 W. 61st Terrace in Mission, Kansas, circa 1940. The house has a one-car garage, bay window, and screened porch, and was built in 1939.

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Photographs

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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Photographs

Photograph of the intersection of Manor Road and 81st Street in Leawood, Kansas, circa 1939, looking south on Meadow Lane from 81st Street. An automobile is parked on the side of the road with door open near a fire hydrant, and a house is visible in the center background of the image.

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Illustrated photograph from a pamphlet advertising real estate in the Hocker Grove subdivision of Merriam, Kansas, circa 1915. The two houses feature stone foundations, and a car is parked in the driveway of the house in the foreground. A small well stands to the right of the image. The image caption reads "The two beautiful and artistic homes adjoining Hocker Grove at Knox Avenue and Hocker Avenue, showing the interior beauty and home comforts of the one and hte exterior domestic use of the other."

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Photographs

Photograph of an elderly Black woman standing in the doorway of a home in Olathe, Kansas, circa 1940. The woman, identified as America Bentley Shelton, was the daughter of formerly enslaved people, John and Tamar Bentley, who settled in Olathe during her childhood. Shelton was a charter member of the A.M.E. Church in Olathe, and died in 1946. Her home was located at 434 North Pine Street in Olathe.

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Photographs

Photograph of a two-story brick house in Prairie Village, Kansas, circa 1935. The house was built by Henry Coppock, an early Johnson County settler, in the late 1800s. An automobile is pictured in front of the house, which is surrounded by trees. The later Homestead Country Club occupied land that was once part of Coppock's large farm property. 

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Photographs

Photograph of the Finkelston family home in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1936. The house, at the southeast corner of 69th Street and Reeds Road, was built in 1933 after the family's previous house burned. 

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Photographs

Photograph of the Finkelston family home in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1936. The house, at the southeast corner of 69th Street and Reeds Road, was built in 1933 after the family's previous house burned. 

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