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Salvation Army Fresh Air Camp

Photograph with slide description: "Salvation Army Fresh Air Camp, south of Independence, Mo." The camp was once located two miles east of Blue Ridge Road (presently Blue Ridge Cutoff) on U.S. Highway 40.

Salvation Army at 13th and Summit

Photograph with slide description: "Selling ice from Salvation Army Penny Ice truck, K.C., Mo." This vantage point faces northeast from the northwest corner of 13th Street and Summit Street.

Sally Rand and Others at Banquet Table

Photograph of Sally Rand (far left) seated at the head table of a South Central Business Association luncheon. To her left sits association president Orvis A. Sturdy, the Rev. Marion Nelson Waldrip of Troost Avenue Methodist Church, and Dr. Burris Jenkins of the Community Church.

Saint John's Episcopal Church

Circa 1925 photograph of St. John's Episcopal Church in winter. This vantage point faces east from the west side of Kensington Avenue between Thompson Avenue and Independence Avenue. Pictured are automobiles on the street and people on church walk.

Ruth E. Johnson

Photograph of Ruth E. Johnson (10/27/1898 - 06/15/1970), a beautician in Kansas City, Missouri. Her obituary describes her professional life as follows: "She came to Kansas City about 1917, and attended Beauty school. She worked with Mrs. L. Haley Thompson and Mrs. Ruthelle Winkfield in a beauty shop venture in the old Street’s Hotel. She later bought the Peacock Beauty Shop and, because of her talent, made a successful shop on east 12th street. She was an early specialist in finger-waving and taught the art to many."

Ruby M. Robinson with Rare Poppies

An autochrome photograph of Ruby M. Robinson with rare poppies on her property. Her husband, Dr. Ernest F. Robinson, was a Kansas City surgeon.

Rose Garden of Isaac Katz

A color glass plate positive photograph of Isaac Katz's rose garden, taken from the northeast. Also shown is an unidentified woman in the garden and an unidentified girl in the doorway.

Romanelli Gardens

Romanelli Gardens, the northeast portion of the Armour Farm, just west of Wornall Road and south of 67th Street, has been added to the developing section of the Country Club District. This vantage point faces north-northeast at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and 68th Terrace were this fountain was once located. The houses on the northern side of 68th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Wornall Road can be seen in the background and the steeple of the Sixth Church of Christ Scientist at 400 West 67th Street can be seen to the right in the far background.

Romanelli Gardens

An autochrome photograph of a women standing near a statue in the Romanelli Gardens subdivision near the intersection of 68th Street Terrace and Ward Parkway. This vantage point faces east-southeast with the house at 1020 West 69th Street.

Robert Reed, Donald Dunn, and Howard Whelan

Photograph of Robert Reed, Donald Dunn, and Howard Whelan, three members of Boy Scouts Troop 80. The picture was taken during Bishop Hogan's Knights of Columbus Council, a picnic at Fairyland Park on August 30, 1931. Boy Scouts Troop 80 assisted and provided a clown act as pictured.

Road to Joseph F. Porter's House with Merle Smith

An autochrome photograph of Merle Smith and the 36 maple trees that border the road to Joseph F. Porter's residence southwest of the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Outer Belt Road (now Missouri Route 150). The photograph was taken at 5:00 P.M. on November 1, 1933. Porter was president of the Kansas City Power and Light Company.

Rita North with Three Children at the Closing of May Devotions at Holy Cross Church

Photograph of Rita North with one boy and two girls posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. North read the Act of Consecration that day. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.