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Nichols, Jesse Clyde ...
Country Club Plaza
J C Nichols Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Ford, Susan Jezak
City Development Depar...
Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men
Photo portrait and one page about Nichols's involvements in real estate and community organizations.
Kiddie Kar Race
Photograph of a newspaper clipping showing the Kiddie Kar race at the annual Country Club District Community Field Day.
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...
Suburban Subdivisions with Community Features: Suggestions for Realtors and Community Organizations, as Exemplified in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Mo.
Photos and article by J. C. Nichols about the Country Club District, developed by him in Kansas City, as a paradigm for planning suburban residential districts in other American cities, showing and describing...
Early Kansas City Architects: Homemaker Par Excellence
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...
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.
City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots
Photos and references to planned parks and residential areas, sidewalks, and roads, etc., with regard to conforming to the land.
Selections from the Work of Edward Buehler Delk--Architect--Kansas City, Missouri
Photos of architectural works of Edward Buehler Delk on the Plaza.
Kansas City Portfolio of American Home Readers' Homes
Photos of homes on State Line Road, Ward Parkway, Westover Road, Romany Lane, Tomahawk Road, etc.
The New Directors
Photos of new directors of the Commercial Club Val Mintun (special agent of the Missouri & Kansas Telephone Company), J. C. Nichols (manager of the Country Club District), and R. L. Redpath (plant manager...
Country Club Plaza--Kansas City
Photos of Plaza businesses and description of residential districts including and surrounding the Country Club District.
The Country Club District: 1000 Acres Restricted
Photos of unnamed streets in the Country Club District.
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...
Defense Housing in a Subdivision
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...
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...
Seth E. Ward Residence
Photos, maps, and information about the former farm of western trader William Bent (1809-1869), later part of the Seth Ward (1820-1903) residence at 1022 West 55th Street, adjacent to and overlapping Loose...
Lake Hiwassee Now a Distant Memory
May 15, 2013
Postcard image of and short article about Lake Hiwassee, a man-made lake formerly located at 63rd and Indiana Lane in the Country Club District. The lake featured two islands connected by rustic bridges...
Rustic Bridge, Rockhill Park
Postcard of a Rustic Bridge in Rockhill Park.
Postcard of a Rustic Bridge on Brookside Boulevard
Postcard of construction work of Rockhill Park neighborhood
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