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Photograph of Ott's Boys and Girls Band of Olathe Kansas, posed with their instruments, on June 7, 1939. The band, wearing sombreros with ball fringe, is seated in a ballroom at the President Hotel in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, and is performing at the Allied Trades Party at the Associatoin of Operative Millers convention. 

Photograph of the Patrons Fire & Tornado Association building at 125 South Cherry Street in Olathe, circa 1940. The stone building features an arched roof line bearing the name of the company, and the year 1912, marking its construction, is marked under the arch. Two men, identified as inspectors B. M. Ottaway and Floyd B. Reynolds, stand in front of the building next to two parked vehicles. The vehicles have ladders mounted on their roofs and have "Patrons Insurance Olathe, Kansas" and "Loss Prevention Service 'For Grangers'" painted on their sides. 

Photograph of an elderly woman, identified as Alida Van Keirsbilck, standing with a small herd of cattle circa 1933. The Van Keirsbilck farm was located at 75th and Quivira in Lenexa, Kansas. An open field and several houses or outbuildings are visible in the background of the image.

Photograph of Dr. Mary Myrtle Ozias Hill circa 1925. Hill practiced medicine in Kansas City, and was daughter of Dr. Charles O. Ozias, sister of Dr. Charles R. Ozias, and wife of Dr. Howard Hill. She passed away on December 19, 1947, at St. Joseph Hospital, where both Drs. Hill had practiced, at the age of 61.

Photograph of George DeBrabander handling a plow next to a pile of stacked lumber and assembled wooden frames circa 1932. The frames served as raised beds for vegetable farming on DeBrabander's farm at the northwest corner of 75th and Quivira in Shawnee, Kansas. 

Promotional postcard from KMBC radio station featuring a photograph of Phil Evans and Tex Owens from 1935. Broadcaster Evans and country singer/songerwriter Evans, known as "The Original Texas Ranger" on his KMBC program, are seated around a KMBC microphone, with Evans holding a guitar and dressed in a suit and cowboy hat. The text of the postcard reads "In appreciation of your interest and response to our request of Oct. 15th 1935 on the Morning Farm Program. Yours -," followed by Evans' and Owens' signatures.

Date: 
1935

Photograph of six Boy Scouts standing in a line at Camp Naish circa 1938. The boys, dressed in uniforms with neckerchiefs, stand in front of a small wood cabin or similar structure in a clearing surrounded by trees. Camp Naish, properly named the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation, is located northeast of Bonner Springs, Kansas, and was founded in 1926.

Photograph of Lois Hutchins Sanders posing in a tiled room circa 1935. Holding a magazine in one hand and a cold drink in the other, she reclines in a chair with her feet up on a block of ice and with a fan pointing at her. A palm tree stands behind her. Sanders, a singer and pianist, was married to Robert Sanders, first mayor of Fairway, Kansas. 

Headshot photograph of Lois Hutchins Sanders circa 1930. Sanders is dressed a light-colored dress with a metallic or crystal-covered back detail with a dark fur stole draped over her shoulders. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph states that she was on the radio for six years, "6 nites a week dinner hour," and "3 afternoon programs a week." Her husband, Robert Sanders, was the first mayor of Fairway, Kansas.

Photograph of Lois and Robert Sanders and an unidentied woman posing near a Country Club Plaza sign in winter, circa 1930. Lois, a local entertainer and radio personality, stands at left; Robert, first mayor of Fairway, Kansas, peeks from underneath the sign; their unidentified companion stands at right. The sign reads "Country Club Plaza Shopping Center Free Parking" and includes an image of a tower. Buildings and utility poles are visible in the background of the image. 

Photograph of Robert Sanders, later to become the first mayor of Fairway, Kansas, carrying his wife Lois Hutchins Sanders in a creek, circa 1940. Lois, an entertainer and radio personality, is wearing a knit top, light skirt, and heels, smiles in her husband's arms as he stands on a rock in the middle of a stream. 

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. 

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. 

Photograph of Johnson County Fair activities in the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium in 1934. Booths and demonstrations are set up around the gym floor and stage. An area displaying "hardy garden roses" from Cloverset Flower Farm occupies the foreground of the image. The left side of the image includes bleachers, a photobooth, a booth for Skelgas stoves, and a furniture booth. A booth in the middle of the image offers multiple refrigerators or iceboxes. The stage appears to be set up as a kitchen for cooking demonstrations. 

Date: 
1934

Photograph of the Johnson County Fair on the grounds of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School in 1932. A group of people is pictured gathered at a Shawnee Mission Aggies Future Farmers of America booth alongside the brick school building. A Ferris wheel is visible in the background. A man smoking a pipe is crouched in front of a booth in the right foreground. 

Date: 
1932

Photograph of a Johnson County Fair cooking demonstration set up on the stage of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium's stage in August 1931. Two women, dressed in white, stand behind tables and an electric stand mixer. Behind them are appliances including stoves and ice boxes. Potted flowers and plants line the front of the stage, which bears a sign that reads "K.C. Power & Light Co." A handwritten note below the image reads "Johnson County Fair Aug-27-28-29-1931."

Date: 
August 1931

Photograph of two women standing in a demonstration kitchen on the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium stage as part of the Johnson County Fair in the early 1930s. The kitchen, bearing a Kansas City Power & Light Company sign, includes a refrigerator or ice box, a stove, and a curtained window. The women stand at a countertop, and one operates an electric stand mixer. 

Photograph of Johnson County Fair exhibit booths and demonstrations in the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium in 1931. The stage is set up for cooking demonstrations with appliances and countertops facing the gymnasium. The gymnasium floor contains exhibit booths for businesses including FFOG Stores and ABC laundry appliances. Signs hanging from the gym rafters reading "Overland Parl Lumber Co.," "Farm Crops Department," and "Swarner Drug Co."

Photograph of a Kansas City Power & Light Company exhibition tent at the Johnson County Fair in the early 1930s. The tent is filled with electric farm equipment and promotional signs. An electric milking machine is displayed on the left side of the image wth a sign that reads "Do you know? That you can use a milking machine at a power cost of 9¢ per cow per month." An egg incubator stands in the middle of the tent, with a sign that reads "Do you know? That electric incubators will operate economically without odors or muss." Another sign reads "Do you know?

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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