Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library

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"Help the Negro Help Himself"

Small pamphlet advertising pediatric medical school programs for African American doctors and nurses at the Mercy-Wheatley Ward for Colored Children at Wheatley Hospital, sponsored by Mercy Hospital for Children.

"Hell’s Half Acre" In West Bottoms

Photograph of "Hell’s Half Acre", an area in the late 1800's and early 1900's consisting of the north side of the West Bottoms between the bluffs and the state line. This vantage point faces northwest from the bluffs near 7th Street and shows 8th Street between Mill Street (now Madison Avenue) and Sante Fe Street. Also pictured is the Union Elevator Company (center), Missouri River (right), and Kansas City, Kansas (right, far background).

"Gesneriana" Tulips, Pool, and Pergola

An autochrome photograph of "Gesneriana" tulips, a pool, and a pergola in the garden of Minnie Long Sloan.

"Else Paulson" Roses at the Nelson Gallery of Art

An autochrome photograph of "Else Paulson" roses blooming in September at the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art).

"Elmhurst", House of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird

An autochrome photograph of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird's residence called "Elmhurst", taken from the southeast in the summer of 1933. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T. Bird, passed away in 1918, she took over as president of Emery, Bird, Thayer Company in 1920.

"Elmhurst" Motor Entrance with Spireas Blooming

An autochrome photograph of the motor entrance and blooming spireas of "Elmhurst", the residence of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T. Bird, passed away in 1918, she took over as president of Emery, Bird, Thayer Company in 1920.

"Chinese Orchestra" at Mission Drive and Indian Lane

An autochrome photograph of a "Chinese Orchestra", six statues located at the intersection of Mission Drive and Indian Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

"Blaze" Rose Arch at Fuller Pergola

An autochrome photograph of the "Blaze" rose arch at the Fuller Pergola at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This vantage point faces west-northwest on the west side of the garden.

"Blaze" Rose Arch at Fuller Pergola

An autochrome photograph of the "Blaze" rose arch at the Fuller Pergola at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This vantage point faces west-northwest on the west side of the garden.

"A Comparative Study of Average Annual Salaries Paid to Negro and White Teachers in Missouri"

Study comparing the average salaries of white and black teachers in rural Missouri schools from 1933 to 1939. The study finds that for the given years, black teachers receive, on average, 77.7% of what white teachers receive for a salary.