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. ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
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...
A Home District Beautiful
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...
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...
A Map of the Country Club District
Map of the Country Club District with drawings illustrating people, places, and events in Kansas City history.
And We Now Have Our Own Flying Field
Photo and article about the air show at the American Legion convention.
Biography of J. C. Nichols (1880-1950), Developer
Country Club District
Folder contains promotional brochure for Sunset Hill residential district; J.C. Nichols produced advertisement for homes in the Country Club District (filed in oversize box); and a pamphlet missing the...
First-Prize Plan for New Subdivision in Country Club District, Kansas City, Missouri
Drawings or maps of prize-winning design for new subdivision at the restricted residential area along with qualifications for determining the winner.
Garden Homes: Planned and Executed by J. C. Nichols
Drawings, photographs, and floorplans of homes built in the Country Club District in the 1920s.
He Didn't Stop with the Vision
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.
He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places
Interview with Nichols on his business tactics in the growth of his real estate development, along with anecdotes about neighbors causing notable nuisances.
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
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.
Historic Notes about Neighborhoods: Kansas City's Country Club District
General history of the Country Club District, starting in 1905 "out in the country" and developing into a carefully planned standard of residential planning.
J. C. Nichols
Microfilm containing Nichols speeches and articles about him.
J. C. Nichols and the Shaping of Kansas City: Innovation in Planned Residential Communities
J. C. Nichols Builds Again on Bedrock Worth Reckoning with
Comprehensive article about the story of the J. C. Nichols Company's land developments, with many photos and an annotated map.
J. C. Nichols Collection Finding Aid
1912-1960 (bulk 1922-1950)
J. C. Nichols was born in Olathe, Kansas, in 1880 and died in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1950. He was a major residential land developer in the metropolitan area. He was a pioneer in the development of...
J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original
Article describing in detail the origins of the J. C. Nichols Company's real estate ventures, eventually materializing in the Country Club District and Plaza.
J. C. Nichols Dies
Front page obituary of Nichols, highlighting his real estate and planning career.
Jesse Clyde Nichols
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