Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Mill Creek Parkway

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Photographs

Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "Proposed roadway connections, in Park Land, north of 43rd Street." This vantage point faces north-northwest from near the intersection of 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue. The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans for a 43rd Street Viaduct over Mill Creek Drive (presently JC Nichols Parkway).

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking west along 43rd St. from Baltimore Avenue where Brookside Extension and the proposed 43rd Street Viaduct will meet the grade of Baltimore Avenue north." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "Mill Creek Drive at 47th Street, showing the proposed roadway due north to Brookside Boulevard Extension and main at 41st Street. Plaza shops, Park Lane Hotel, and St. Luke's Hospital are pictured.

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Postcards

Postcard of the intersection of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) in the Country Club Plaza. This vantage point faces southwest from near the intersection of Main Street and 46th Street. The Chandler Nursery is pictured in the background as the white building.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Country Club Plaza lights during Christmas 1937. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the northeast corner of Mill Creek Parkway (presently JC Nichols Parkway) and 47th Street.

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Pamphlets

Booklet describing the services rendered at St. Luke's Hospital, located at 44th Street and Mill Creek Parkway [presently J C Nichols Parkway] in Kansas City, Missouri. Also included are photographs of the interior and exterior of the hospital, resolutions of the hospital's endowment fund, and appeals for donations to the endowment.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces west-northwest on the 4400 block of Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). Although the original building pictured still stands, it is now obstructed from view on J C Nichols Parkway by hospital extension to the east. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Ernestine Gold-Smith of Clinton, Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from U. A. McBride to Sam Hargus, indicating that Tom Pendergast was recommending him for a government position.

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Photographs

View shows the south wing of St. Luke's Hospital under construction. This was the first addition to the original building. This picture was taken looking southwest just south of the 4300 block of Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). Although the original building pictured still stands, it is now obstructed from view on J C Nichols Parkway by hospital extension to the east.

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Photographs

Wide view of the apartment buildings along Mill Creek Parkway. This photograph was taken looking northwest from atop the Ponce de Leon at 4555 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photographs

Exterior view of the White Eagle Oil and Refining Company Filling Station at 46th Terrace and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). A black automobile and one driver are outside the filling station. This picture was taken looking northwest on Mill Creek Parkway just south of 46th Terrace.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.