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1. Wornall Manor Wornall Manor July/16/1916 Full page ad for the Wornall Manor section of the Country Club District, across from the Wornall House, with map.

2. What Kind of a Pittsburgh Is Kansas City? What Kind of a Pittsburgh Is Kansas City? January 1921 Article about the "[l]arge-minded leaders" in city planning in Kansas City. Several photos illustrating the extremes of the article's case.

3. Walter E. Bixby Sr. Residence Walter E. Bixby Sr. Residence 2008 Description and history of the Walter E. Bixby Sr. residence in Kansas City designed by Edward W. Tanner and built 1935-1937. Located in the Country Club District, it was the first International Style...

4. 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.

5. Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

6. Verona Columns Verona Columns Postcard of Verona columns and reflecting pool at the intersection of Ensley Lane, Mission Drive, and Overhill Road in Mission Hills Kansas

7. To the Saddles and into the Boots! and onto the Trails We Go! To the Saddles and into the Boots! and onto the Trails We Go! April-May, 1922 Photo and brief description of the house in the Country Club District, built in 1848 with a Civil War history.

8. 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...

9. The Story of Brookside & the Country Club District The Story of Brookside & the Country Club District October/17/1962 Detailed histories of the Brookside and Country Club Districts from their bare real estate beginnings.

10. The Residential Fabric of a "Home-Oriented" City The Residential Fabric of a "Home-Oriented" City March 1979 Discussion about the city as a "livable" place, with descriptions and photos of older residential districts and neighborhoods incorporated with their own nearby business districts, such as the Country...

11. The New Directors The New Directors June//1914 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...

12. 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,"...

13. The James Home in Sunset Hill The James Home in Sunset Hill March//1924 Illustration and article about the Thomas James, or T. M. James residence at 1235 West 57th Street Terrace, "one block west of Ward Parkway in Sunset Hill" residential district, describing its landscaping,...

14. 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.

15. 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...

16. The Country Club Plaza: Gateway to the Country Club District The Country Club Plaza: Gateway to the Country Club District 1958 Illustrated map of the Country Club Plaza showing buildings and other features.

17. The Country Club District: 1000 Acres Restricted The Country Club District: 1000 Acres Restricted 192? Photos of unnamed streets in the Country Club District.

18. The Country Club District Has Lost a Good Friend The Country Club District Has Lost a Good Friend March//1924 Obituary for William Johnson (1845-1924), a native of the Shawnee Mission in Johnson County, Kansas, and contributor to the development of the Country Club Plaza.

19. The Country Club District The Country Club District April 1917 Title continues: "Including Sunset Hill, Mission Hills, Hampstead Gardens, Wornall Manor, and Greenway Fields, '1,500 Acres Restricted. Planned, Developed, and Offered Exclusively by J.C. Nichols."

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20. The Country Club District The Country Club District 1950 Map of Country Club District including Mission Hills, Indian Hills, Meyer Circle, Stratford Gardens, etc. On back is a map of the greater Kansas City area showing the Country Club district in relation...