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1. . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month May//1948 Photo and biographical article about Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, 67-year-old founder of the Country Club District, Country Club Plaza, J. C. Nichols Company and a nationally prominent urban...

2. 1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols 1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols June//1909 Restricted to single residences only, ranging in value from $3,000 to $10,000 and up. Large lots and acre tracts with city conveniences. No monotonous repetition of the same design of houses.Ample parkways...

3. A Home District Beautiful A Home District Beautiful February 1921 Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...

4. A Machine for Forgetting A Machine for Forgetting January 23-29, 1997 Author of article criticizes Kansas City for purposely trying to destroy evidence of its past to create a sanitized, suburbanized city. He particularly dislikes J. C. Nichols' developments because they...

5. A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 July//1992 Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...

6. A Young City Will Greet You A Young City Will Greet You February//1939 Photos and article about tourist sites in Kansas City for the "1939 Biennial Convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs in Kansas City. Description and history of...

7. Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality March//1917 Article by Harbourne Belcher of the firm of Shepard & Belcher, architects of Kansas City, about addressing the needs of "domestic architecture," giving examples in the Country Club District and Mission...

8. And We Now Have Our Own Flying Field And We Now Have Our Own Flying Field April-May//1922 Photo and article about the air show at the American Legion convention.

9. As Mrs. E. S. Yeomans Recalls Border Star School As Mrs. E. S. Yeomans Recalls Border Star School October/15/1921 Reminiscences by Mrs. E. S. Yeomans about the Border Star School close to Wornall Road, and its teachers and students who went on to Barstow and Harvard.

10. Colonial Village Development in Kansas City, Mo. Colonial Village Development in Kansas City, Mo. March//1933 Description of the housing development with strict zoning to ensure adherence of high property value and livability of the neighborhood.

11. Defense Housing in a Subdivision Defense Housing in a Subdivision November//1941 Photos, drawings, and article about two houses (at 5424 Norwood Road and 4924 State Line Road in the Country Club District) designed by architect Edward Tanner. Funded through the low-cost "defense housing...

12. Designers' Showhouse Revisited! A Look Back at the Colorful History of One of Kansas City's Favorite Designers' Showhouse Revisited! A Look Back at the Colorful History of One of Kansas City's Favorite Homes January-February 1993 Story of the mansion at 55th and Ward Parkways in the Country Club District, and its owner, Mack B. Nelson, a Long-Bell Lumber Company executive.

13. Early Kansas City Architects: Homemaker Par Excellence Early Kansas City Architects: Homemaker Par Excellence June 1978 Photos and biographical article about Elizabeth Evans Rivard, a contemporary woman architect of Nelle Peters in Kansas City, designing mainly homes from about 1923 to 1933. Description of her life and...

14. Editorial: Kansas City, June 21 to 24 [and] Kansas City Itself Editorial: Kansas City, June 21 to 24 [and] Kansas City Itself February 1937 Accompanying articles about "the 30th annual meeting of the American Home Economics Association" in June 1937 at Kansas City, with a general description of the city and its geography, climate, and landmarks,...

15. Executives at Home: A Modern Masterpiece Executives at Home: A Modern Masterpiece October//1993 Article about the restoration of the notable house, "a streamlined celebration of the machine age," in the Country Club District, filmed in the movie "Mr. And Mrs. Bridge" and occupied by a building designer's...

16. Extension of Hampstead Gardens and Greenway Fields: "A Romance of the Land" Extension of Hampstead Gardens and Greenway Fields: "A Romance of the Land" March 1922 Illustrated map and description of the extended sub-districts, between Ward Parkway, Huntington Road, 65th Street, and Brookside Boulevard, within the Country Club District.

17. First-Prize Plan for New Subdivision in Country Club District, Kansas City, Missouri First-Prize Plan for New Subdivision in Country Club District, Kansas City, Missouri June//1925 Drawings or maps of prize-winning design for new subdivision at the restricted residential area along with qualifications for determining the winner.

18. He Didn't Stop with the Vision He Didn't Stop with the Vision June/21/1935 Photos and biographical article about J. C. Nichols and his city planning projects in Kansas City with the Country Club residential district and Country Club Plaza shopping center, etc.

19. He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places March//1923 Interview with Nichols on his business tactics in the growth of his real estate development, along with anecdotes about neighbors causing notable nuisances.

20. He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places: The Story of a Kansas City Man, Just over Forty, Who Has Made a He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places: The Story of a Kansas City Man, Just over Forty, Who Has Made a Fortune and Who Has Done a Great Service in the Real Estate Business March//1923 Photo and interview of Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, describing his life and career as a ground-breaking real estate developer and residential district planner in Kansas City.