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This picture of the J. C. Nichols Company building was taken looking northeast on the north side of Ward Parkway just west of Central Street.

This picture of the Country Club Plaza was taken looking southwest from atop the Ponce de Leon building at 4555 Main Street. The view shows Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) with Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) branching off to the southwest.

This picture of a lily pond was taken looking north on 62nd Street between the two lanes of Ward Parkway. The Country Club Christian Church can be seen in the background to the right.

An autochrome photograph of two automobiles parked next to a bed of flowers in the Country Club Plaza at the southeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards the building at the northeast corner of Alameda and Central.

An autochrome photograph of tulips growing in front of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

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.

A color glass plate positive photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies. This vantage point faces north with Oak Street on the right, Cope's residence in the center background, and the Nelson Gallery of Art (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) in the far right background.

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the southeast. The picture shows an automobile parked by the house entrance.

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.

An autochrome photograph of four people dressed in festive clothing and standing by the Country Club Plaza Fiesta flags on display at the corner of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). This vantage point faces northeast on 47th Street just west of Mill Creek Parkway.

An autochrome photograph of H. A. Fowler's residence, taken from the east. Fowler was president of the Fowler Commission Company.

An autochrome photograph of an automobile parked next to an apple tree on Sunset Drive. Lauder notes with the picture: "Don't Mutilate".

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