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121. Roberts Home Example of New Homeowner Postcards Roberts Home Example of New Homeowner Postcards February 2, 2011 Early twentieth-century postcard of "The Roberts Home," located in Mellier Place, Kansas City, Missouri, and an accompanying article about cattleman and real estate developer Walter Mellier. Mellier Place...

122. Roger Fowler, Barnstormer Roger Fowler, Barnstormer Postcard of early aviator, Roger Fowler

123. Roses are Red...and Pink, and White Roses are Red...and Pink, and White May 13, 2009 Postcard image and short article on the Laura Conyers-Smith Rose Garden located in Loose Park. The garden was designed by Herbert Hare (of the firm Hare & Hare) in 1931 and originally consisted of 120...

124. SC168 Teachers College of Kansas City SC168 Teachers College of Kansas City 1922-1974 This collection contains materials relating to the Teachers College of Kansas City, as well as its alumni organization, Tau Kappa Delta. These materials include a scrapbook maintained by members of Tau...

125. SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection 1887-2007 This collection contains items relating to the annual Priests of Pallas festival held in Kansas City during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The events were comparable to Mardi Gras in New Orleans...

126. Scarritt Building Exuded Opulence Scarritt Building Exuded Opulence April 20, 2011 Postcard image and short article on the historic Scarritt Building (9th St. & Grand Ave.), considered to be Kansas City's second "skyscraper." It was built in 1907 by the Scarritt Estate Company at a cost...

127. Scarritt Spring Rediscovered Scarritt Spring Rediscovered October 22, 2003 Scarritt Spring ruins have been discovered and it is believed the spring was located belong Cliff Drive after Cliff Spring was developed above the road. David Remley, Brad Finch and Parks and Recreation...

128. School's Legacy Marks Important Chapter in Northeast Church's History School's Legacy Marks Important Chapter in Northeast Church's History October 15, 2008 Short article and postcard image of the Scarritt Bible and Training Institute. Established in 1890, the school for girls was located at Harris (now Norledge) and Askew avenues near the Melrose Methodist...

129. Schooled in the Manual Arts Schooled in the Manual Arts February 1, 2012 Postcard image of the old Manual Training School building and a short article on the history of the institution. Located on the 1200 block of Truman Road, Manual Training School was founded in 1897 and...

130. Seeing Kansas City on the Gray Line Seeing Kansas City on the Gray Line March 19, 2014 Postcard image of a 1920s "Parlor Coach" operated by the Yellow Cab Company. An accompanying article describes how such coaches were built by the American Car Company and Safeway Six Wheel Company. Each...

131. Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line November 2, 2005 Circa 1930s postcard image of Parlor Coach #501. The caption states that all Kansas City tours began at 11th and Baltimore at the Baltimore Hotel. Tours lasted from 30 minutes to two hours in length.

132. Sex Sold...Even in 1909; Risque Photos Entice Men Sex Sold...Even in 1909; Risque Photos Entice Men June 8, 2011 Photo postcard and short article about the Townley Metal & Hardware Co. and its founder James P. Townley. The risque postcard/calling card showing a provocatively posed woman on the front was mailed to...

133. Sni-A-Bar Gardens Sni-A-Bar Gardens April 11, 2012 Postcard image and short article about Sni-A-Bar Gardens, described as the "largest and best appointed dinner dance place in the central west." The entertainment venue was located at 40 Highway and Blue...

134. St. Joseph, MO - Lover's Lane St. Joseph, MO - Lover's Lane Postcard of Lover's Lane, Saint Joseph, MO

135. St. Patrick's Day St. Patrick's Day St. Patrick's Day Postcard

136. Sunday School at Oakley M.E. Church Sunday School at Oakley M.E. Church March 13, 2013 Postcard image of and short article about the Oakley Methodist Episcopal Church near Independence Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. Construction on the building, designed by landscape architect George Kessler,...

137. Swope Park, Zoo and Animal House Swope Park, Zoo and Animal House Set of 2 postcards of Swope Park's Zoo and Animal House

138. The Chester Steams Through Missouri River's History The Chester Steams Through Missouri River's History September 10, 2008 Postcard image and short article about the Chester steamboat and the Armour, Swift and Burlington Bridge. The Chester was owned by the Kansas City Transporation and Steamship Company and transported passengers...

139. The Original Kansas City Hummer Vehicle The Original Kansas City Hummer Vehicle April 2, 2008 Postcard image and short article about the Greenlease Motor Car Company--the "Oldest Motor Car Establishment in Kansas City"-- located from 29th St. to 30th St. between McGee Trafficway and Gillham Road....

140. The Sheffield Car & Equipment Company The Sheffield Car & Equipment Company November 29, 2006 The "Postcards of Historic Northeast" feature for this issue is the Sheffield Car & Equipment Company. According to city directories from around 1911 the company was located at the Blue River and the Santa...