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Tulips and Garage of M. B. Nelson

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.

Swope School

Photograph of the Swope School, once located at the northeast corner of Cleveland Avenue and 55th Street. It was named after Thomas H. Swope. This vantage point faces northeast from the northeast corner of Cleveland and 55th.

St. Teresa's Academy, 55th and Main, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing St. Teresa's Academy at 55th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the front and side of the academy from between Main Street and Wyandotte Street, south of 56th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Catherine Hall of Independence, Missouri.

Rock quarry at 55th and Locust Street

The rock quarry at 55th and Locust Street during the construction of Crestwood Drive.

Polygonum Vine with H. H. Beels

An autochrome photograph of H. H. Beels standing next to a large polygonum vine. Beels was treasurer of Gallup Map & Supply Company.

Otto P. Higgins Inmate File: Fennell Parole Recommendation

Letter from Dan L. Fennell regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Fennell writes that he has known Higgins since high school and later worked with him while serving as president of the Kansas City Safety Council, and states his belief that Higgins is "entirely repentant" and intends to become "a useful and law abiding member of the community." Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

Kansas City Country Club Grounds

Photograph with caption, "in the Country Club grounds looking southwest toward 55th and Summit." The photograph's annotations show a proposed road.

Kansas City Country Club Grounds

Photograph with caption, "looking northeast from 55th and Summit Streets toward Wornall Road." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Interior Patio of Mack B. Nelson

An autochrome photograph of an interior patio with movable skylight in the residence of Mack B. Nelson. The painting "Italian Woman at the Fountain" by William-Adolphe Bouguereau is visible on the left. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Hyacinths and Driveway of M. B. Nelson

An autochrome photograph of hyacinths by the driveway of M. B. Nelson, taken in the evening and looking south-southeast. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

House of M. B. Nelson

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's house, taken from the west. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

House of Lawrence H. Fox

An autochrome photograph of Lawrence H. Fox's residence, taken from the north-northeast. Fox was a Kansas City investor.