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21. Homes Beautiful in Kansas City Homes Beautiful in Kansas City May/15/1915 Article by J. C. Nichols about the residences and planning of the Country Club District, with photos of the homes of E. Dickinson, H. D. Seavey, E. L. Brundrett, B. Rockwell, and Mrs. Hugh C. Ward.

22. J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original July//1980 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.

23. The Worlds of Mr. and Mrs. Bridge The Worlds of Mr. and Mrs. Bridge Feb./Mar. 1973 Article discusses the novels Mrs. Bridge(1959) and Mr. Bridge(1969) by Evan S. Connell, Jr., and how the author was inspired by his early childhood spent around the Country Club Plaza District in 1930s...

24. Studio Architecture, Building, and Furnishing: Beauty in Community Planning Studio Architecture, Building, and Furnishing: Beauty in Community Planning April//1937 Article expounding on the positive aspects of the planning of the Country Club District, earning it a Good Housekeeping Shield of approval.

25. Kansas City's First House Electrical Soon to Open in Armour Hills Kansas City's First House Electrical Soon to Open in Armour Hills October//1922 Article pointing out the design and numerous features of the "first" electrically powered house in the city, at 65th Street Terrace and Linden Road in the Country Club District, with illustration.

26. Established Upper-Bracket Neighborhood Offers Charm and Convenience Established Upper-Bracket Neighborhood Offers Charm and Convenience November 30, 2003 Article profiles the Sunset Hill neighborhood, a stable neighborhood of older homes south of the Country Club Plaza.

27. 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...

28. Kansas City Modern: Growing Pains and Pleasures Kansas City Modern: Growing Pains and Pleasures February//1974 Biographical description of Mrs. Gleed Gaylord, or Martha Gaylord, 66-year-old editor and publisher of the Independent, the magazine of Kansas City high society since about 1939. Includes a tour of her...

29. Vision and Boundless Energy Marked Life of J. C. Nichols Vision and Boundless Energy Marked Life of J. C. Nichols February/17/1950 Biography of Nichols, with photos of breaking ground at the Country Club District and as a high school and college student. Died on February 16, 1950, in Kansas City, Missouri.

30. Buildings, Apartments, and Homes in Country Club Plaza 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.

31. Country Club Plaza: 46th Street Terrace to Ward Parkway, Mill Creek Parkway Westward to Penn Country Club Plaza: 46th Street Terrace to Ward Parkway, Mill Creek Parkway Westward to Penn 1926 Book describing and depicting scenes of and planning involved with the Country Club District and Plaza.

32. Garden Homes: Planned and Executed by J. C. Nichols Garden Homes: Planned and Executed by J. C. Nichols //1920-1930, ca. Book of Country Club Plaza homes only. Mary Rockwell on the last page of the book. George Fuller Green toward the end of the book. John Van Brunt through the entire book.

33. Slide Show on Country Club District Now Available Slide Show on Country Club District Now Available December-January//1979-1980 Brief description of a slide show prepared by Patricia Brown Glenn about "the development of Kansas City from the Country Club District and the Country Club Plaza across State Line into Mission Hills and...

34. HKCF Homes Tour in Sunset Hill HKCF Homes Tour in Sunset Hill Fall 1994 Brief review of residences in Sunset Hill on the upcoming homes tour.

35. Kansas City in Caricature Kansas City in Caricature 1912 Caricature of J. C. Nichols standing in front of a Country Club District home with a customer asking, "Any real estate for sale?"

36. The Leafless American The Leafless American 1967 Chapter of the book about the author's reminiscences as a child living in Kansas City with his mother starting in 1906. Includes descriptions of the city's dual character as "a smutty and religious town,"...

37. The Grand American Avenue, 1850-1920 The Grand American Avenue, 1850-1920 1994 Chapter of the book devoted to Ward Parkway as one of the nation's finest avenues, planned by J. C. Nichols and George E. Kessler as a connection between the park and boulevard system and the Country Club...

38. Country Club Plaza, Christmas Country Club Plaza, Christmas circa 1940s Christmas lights on the Country Club Plaza. Front of postcard reads, "Country Club Plaza at Christmas Time, Kansas City, Mo." The postcard was never sent in the mail and has no message on the reverse side....

39. Catholic Churches, Visitation Catholic Church Catholic Churches, Visitation Catholic Church circa 1920s Color postcard with street level view of Visitation Catholic Church noted on card as being in the Country Club District. Published by Hall Bros., Kansas City, Missouri. Located at 51st and Main Street....

40. The J. C. Nichols Investment Company Presents Two New Sub-division Extensions to the Country Club District The J. C. Nichols Investment Company Presents Two New Sub-division Extensions to the Country Club District 1940 Color shaded map showing the new divisions of Greenway Fields and Hampstead Gardens in the Country Club District. Indicates current and proposed construction, and prices.