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Cydney E Millstein
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...
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the area around and including Loose Park and Sunset Hill. Wornall Road and Ward Parkway are visible. Map identified from set as Section...
Art and Artists: Charts for Wartime Activity a Part of Her Varied Career
Photos and biographical article about Jan Havlena, a "young Kansas City artist" and woman starting out with "the drawing of pictorial charts for the government in World War II." Description of her later...
Information on Marion Humfeld, an art teacher at the Sunset Hill School in the 1940s and a daughter of the owners of the Humfeld Floral Company of Independence and Kansas City.
Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist
Biography of Mary Rockwell Hook (1877-1978), Architect
Biography of Vassie James Ward Hill (1875-1954), School Founder and Educator
C. S. Keith's New Home
Illustration, map, and article about the new mansion of Charles Keith, or C. S. Keith, "the president of the Central Coal and Coke Company" at 1200 Santa Fe Road, projected to be "one of the largest in...
Article documenting the home of Taiwainese-born businessman Benny Lee. Lee "began working for Kansas City-based Midland Industries from his home country of Taiwan back in 1972," and has since moved to...
Country Club District
Folder contains promotional brochure for Sunset Hill residential district; J.C. Nichols produced advertisement for homes in the Country Club District (filed in oversize box); and a pamphlet missing the...
Country Club District Bulletin
Several years of the bulletin for the Country Club District with drawings and photos of homes, churches, scuptures, fountains, businesses, people, and maps of land developments, etc. Includes mainly residential...
Country Club District: 2500 Acres Restricted
Title continues: "Including Sunset Hill, Mission Hills, Indian Hills, Hampstead Gardens, Crestwood, Greenway Fields, Wornall Manor, Westwood, Westwood Hills, and Armour Hills. 2,500 Acres Restricted. Planned,...
Country Club Plaza--Kansas City
Photos of Plaza businesses and description of residential districts including and surrounding the Country Club District.
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.
From the Survey
Photo and biographical article about the houses in Kansas City designed by architect Mary Hook, including those at "1004 West 52nd Street in 1908-09 for her parents, Captain and Mrs. Bertrand Rockwell,"...
George E. Nicholson Residence
Description and history of the George E. Nicholson residence designed by Thomas and William Wight in Kansas City. Built in 1917-1918, the house is located in the Sunset Hill addition of the Country Club...
Guest List at Sunset Hills House Includes Movie Players
July 1, 2006
Description of house at 5000 Sunset Drive and some of its famous visitors. Architectural elements from Oak Hall were incorporated into the house, built in 1928. The current owners, Dan and Ruby Meyers...
Hitting High Notes
May 11, 2002
Column features Jeannette Nichols, widow of Miller Nichols. She was born in Kansas City, a graduate of Sunset Hill School, Vassar College and the University of Kansas. She married Miller Nichols in 1979....
HKCF Homes Tour in Sunset Hill
Brief review of residences in Sunset Hill on the upcoming homes tour.
House with a Hook
Article about Karen and Edison Miyawaki's home in Sunset Hill that was designed by Mary Rockwell Hook over 100 years ago. The home was built for Hook's family and was one of the first built in Sunset Hill....
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