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A Good Place to Spend a Pleasant Day, Nature and the Suburban Ideal
Article traces the history of the movement from cities to the suburbs. Mentions craftsman bungalows and Prairie-style Foursquare homes. "Both emphasized a connection between the land and the structure,...
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 Halloween Story--There's Ghosts in Them Thar (Mission) Hills
File containing an article on the investigation of ghosts in the Mission Hills residential district by psychics such as Maurice Schwalm and others.
Baltimore Hotel Profile
Banker William Nelson Dies at 77
August 9, 2014
Obituary for banker and civic activist William C. Nelson. Details of Nelson's long career in banking and finance as well as his many contributions to area civic and charitable organizations are provided....
Biography of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), Author
View of Brush Creek at Brook Bank Road, Mission Hills, Kansas.
Article concerning the regulations put in place by the planning board in Mission Hills concerning construction and remodeling projects. The Kauffman Mansion, former home of Ewing and Muriel Kauffman, is...
Country Club Plaza--Kansas City
Photos with of homes in the Mission Hills residential district, listing addresses, residents, and architects.
Edward Buehler Delk
Biographical article about Edward Buehler Delk (1885-1956), an architect arriving in Kansas City in 1920 from Philadelphia to work on the new Country Club Plaza, later designing homes in that area and...
History Held Onto
Article on the John S. Wolcott residence in Mission Hills. Built by Wolcott in 1928 with architect Selby Kufiss, the home was constructed with $5000 worth of materials originally used in Oak Hall, home...
If Walls Could Talk
This story details the private art collection of a couple (un-named) who reside in the Mission Hills neighborhood in Johnson County, Kansas. "Though they inherited some art, the couple purchased most of...
It's Classy, but Clash-Filled
November 28, 2011
Article about the conflict over the size of new houses and home additions in Mission Hills, one of the most "sought-after addresses since the 1980s and 1990s for the well-to-do" in the Kansas City area....
John E. (Jack) Tillotson II Obituary
June 13, 2004
Obituary for Jack Tillotson of Mission Hills, Kansas who died June 10, 2004. He was born November 23, 1923. In 1952, he became president and CEO of his family's business, Modern Handcraft, Inc., which...
Joseph M. Lichtor M.D.
Obituary for Dr. Joseph M. Lichtor of Mission Hills, Kansas, who died January 7, 2003. He was born in Kansas City on August 12, 1923. He was the physician for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1963-1973 and...
Kansas City Country Club
Full view of the Kansas City Country Club located at Mission Drive and Indian Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.
May 5, 1905
Photo and bio of Milton McGreevy, a partner in the brokerage firm of Harris, Upham & Company at 912 Baltimore Avenue, born in Chicago in 1903 and brought to Kansas City as an infant, with residence at...
Vertical file with information about the residential districts in Mission Hills, including Sagamore Hills, Mission Hills, and Indian Hills.
Mission Hills--A Delightful Blending of the Rural and the Urban
Description of the first house in Mission Hills residential district in Johnson County, Kansas, being built on a former Indian agency building.
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