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1. 'Inner-Ring' Suburbs New Development in Older Communities 'Inner-Ring' Suburbs New Development in Older Communities November 2008 Article describes both the challenges and advantages of 'inner-ring suburbs,' defined as "mostly post-World War II communities." Their proximity to downtown and their established infrastructure are making...

2. Biography of Frances Royster Williams (1900-1995), Cartoonist and Children's Author Biography of Frances Royster Williams (1900-1995), Cartoonist and Children's Author 2009

3. Charming to a "T" Charming to a "T" January/February 2003 Article describes the city of Westwood, Kansas. Westwood is bordered by 47th Street and Shawnee Mission Parkway to the north and south, Mission Road to the east, and Rainbow to the west. "In the late 1940s,...

4. Country Club District Country Club District circa 1930 Map of the Country Club District, including Mission Hills, Indian Hills, Meyer Circle, Stratford Gardens, Hampstead Gardens, Greenway Fields, Armour Fields, Romanelli Gardens, Armour Hills, Crestwood,...

5. Country Club District Country Club District circa 1920 Map of the Country Club District, including Mission Hills, Indian Hills, Meyer Circle, Stratford Gardens, Hampstead Gardens, Greenway Fields, Armour Fields, Romanelli Gardens, Armour Hills, Crestwood,...

6. Country Club District: 2500 Acres Restricted Country Club District: 2500 Acres Restricted August 1922 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,...

7. Deaths: Chester E. Dean Deaths: Chester E. Dean September/19/1957 File containing an obituary for Chester Dean, an architect and Ohio native designing church additions in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas with residence at 2005 West 50th Street in the Westwood...

8. Elizabeth Rivard of Kansas City: Pioneer in a Man's World Elizabeth Rivard of Kansas City: Pioneer in a Man's World June//1976 Photos and biographical article about Elizabeth Rivard, an early Kansas City woman architect designing numerous residences in the Kansas City area including Mission Hills and Westwood Hills. Also "the...

9. For Troubled Boys: New Family, New Life For Troubled Boys: New Family, New Life June/7/1972 Photo and biographical article about Curtis Kenyon and his wife Elinor Kenyon, volunteer hosts and counselors for troubled boys at their home at 4940 Westwood Road. Institution known as "The Family" and...

10. Francis Williams Francis Williams Articles with pictures, illustrations (reprints of the comic strip), and information on Frances Royster Williams, or Frances Williams (1900-1998), an artist, writer, and creator of the "syndicated 'Cuddles...

11. House Hunting: Plaza Pristine House Hunting: Plaza Pristine July/August 1998 Article describing the Westwood neighborhood, "bordered on the north by 47th Street, to the south by Ward Parkway, to the east by Belleview and to the west by Stateline," with photos.

12. House Portal and Paul's Scarlet Climber House Portal and Paul's Scarlet Climber 5-Jun-35 4955 Westwood Terrace, Residence of Roy E. Dickerson, Director, Grand Council, Order of DeMolay

13. J.C. Nichols Investment Company J.C. Nichols Investment Company [1921] Folder contains a promotional map published by the J.C. Nichols Investment Company. It covers the Sunset Hill and Westwood areas. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's...

14. Johnson County, Kansas: Kansas City's Bedroom Johnson County, Kansas: Kansas City's Bedroom October-November//1974 Comprehensive article about the history of Johnson County, Kansas, from its beginnings as home of Shawnee Indian missions and overland trail routes to its growth into Kansas City's foremost bedroom community...

15. Liberty Memorial/Museum Liberty Memorial/Museum October 7, 2008 Information concerning the memorial/museum:

Developer: Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department and the Liberty Memorial Association
Architect (memorial restoration and...

16. Livable Neighborhoods Livable Neighborhoods September//1985 Description of the neighborhood "[e]dging against State Line near 50th Street on the Missouri side," with photos.

17. Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid 1923-1930 This collection of the personal files of Olive Hoggins contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, edited versions of congregational histories, ephemera, etc. Most of the denominational...

18. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p793 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p793 1917-1945 A portion of western Kansas City from W. 46th Street south to W. 48th Street and from State Line Road east to Fairmount Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...

19. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p799 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p799 1917-1945 A portion of western Kansas City from W. 48th Street south to W. 51st Street and from State Line Road east to Holly Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...

20. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p827 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p827 1917-1945 A portion of Kansas City from W. 48th Street south to W. 51st Street and from Holly Street east to Pennsylvania Avenue and a portion of Brookside, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers...