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Nichols, Jesse Clyde ...
Country Club Plaza
J C Nichols Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Ford, Susan Jezak
City Development Depar...
. ..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...
1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols
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...
A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. ..
Flying field on 1922 map of the Country Club District. Located at 67th Street between Belinder and Porter Roads (west of Belinder Road).
A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills and Indian Hills Country Club District
Trails in the Mission Hills and Indian Hills area, shown in color.
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.
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Photo and bio of Seth Ward, a pioneer real estate investor and former western trader of Westport. Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence in 1838 and operating as a trader on the Santa Fe Trail...
A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940
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...
A Young City Will Greet You
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...
Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality
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...
And We Now Have Our Own Flying Field
Photo and article about the air show at the American Legion convention.
As Mrs. E. S. Yeomans Recalls Border Star School
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.
Bernard Corrigan Residence
Folder containing a nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the residence of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1913), "a contractor, street railway magnate, and real estate speculator" moving...
Biography of Edward Tanner (1896-1974), Architect
Biography of J. C. Nichols (1880-1950), Developer
Biography of Sid J. Hare (1860-1938) and S. Herbert Hare (?-1960), Landscape Architects
View of bridge over Brush Creek in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Missouri.
Buildings, Apartments, and Homes in Country Club Plaza
April 9, 1905
Book contains photos of many of the original buildings, apartments, and homes in the Country Club Plaza area including the businesses and gasoline stations.
C. C. Peters Residence
Postcard of the home of C. C. Peters at 55th and State Line
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