Description: The collection consists of 1402 color, glass negative autochrome images of Kansas City residences and gardens; some city views, including parks, statues, fountains, and other landmarks; and pictures of Saint Louis, Missouri, and Topeka, Kansas. The photos date from around 1930 through 1942, with the bulk taken before 1935. A large portion of the images are close-ups of individual plants and flowers. The collection also includes a few color slides that are not autochromes, as well as a handful of black-and-white slides. Of the total number of slides, 1228 are unique images. The collection also includes notes from lectures given by the photographer.
Creator: Frank Lauder
Item Type: Finding Aid