Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression
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Carter home on the south side of 54th Street, between Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and Porter Road (now Mission Road). 54th Street in Kansas once ran directly east from the present intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and State Park Road. Although once part of Mission, Kansas, this area was developed by J. C. Nichols and incorporated as Fairway, Kansas.

Date: 
1922

The Ruhr Dairy located just west of Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and south of 54th Street. 54th Street in Kansas once ran directly east from the present intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and State Park Road. Although once part of Mission, Kansas, this area was developed by J. C. Nichols and incorporated as Fairway, Kansas.

Date: 
1922

Carter home on the south side of 54th Street, between Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and Porter Road (now Mission Road). 54th Street in Kansas once ran directly east from the present intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and State Park Road. Although once part of Mission, Kansas, this area was developed by J. C. Nichols and incorporated as Fairway, Kansas.

Date: 
1922

Smoke clouds arising from Lyle Rock Company quarry, located at 48th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

Date: 
1922

This aerial photograph of the Country Club Plaza was taken near Oak Street just south of 47th Street (now Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard). Chandler's Nursery in the foreground with Sinclair Filling Station across the street to the North; the White Rose Filling Station to the west; Brush Creek to the south; the Standard Oil Filling Station at the corner of Wornall Road and Mill Creek Parkway.

Date: 
1922

J. C. Nichols Company salesmen organization, taken on the terrace of the J. C. Nichols home at 1214 W. 55th Street. This vantage point faces north towards the residence from just north of Sante Fe Road (now 55th Street) between State Line Road and Ward Parkway.

Date: 
1922

The Indian Lane ford over Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Nichols children in the center, Harriet Smith on the left. This vantage point faces southwest towards the intersection of Indian Lane and 63rd Street, pictured left.

Date: 
1922

This picnic oven in Indian Hills was a favorite spot of Mr. Nichols, and the family often spent an evening here. Mr. Nichols is shown bringing the firewood, Ernest Holt tending the fire, Miller and Eleanor with one of the family dogs around a tub of water, Jake Scott standing at the fireplace, Grace Carlson seated at far right, and Clyde Nichols and another of the family pets seated on top of the fireplace.

Date: 
1922

The Mission Hills Homes Company was operating a school bus to transport children from the Mission Hills area to the William Cullen Bryant, Sunset Hill, and Country Day Schools in Missouri, there being no grade school available in the area at this time.

Date: 
1922
Construction at 67th Terrace and Main Street

Men, mules, and machines constructing the Country Club District.

Date: 
1922

This picture was taken looking north at the southwest corner of Brookside Road and 66th Terrace. Wornall Road at the left.

Date: 
November 1922

Home of Chester C. Smith at 6418 Washington Street. Smith was later president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company (1330 Baltimore Avenue) during the company strike in 1941. This vantage point faces west on Washington Street.

Date: 
1922

This picture of the Crestwood Shops was taken looking east-southeast on 55th Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street. A crowd of men, women, and children are waiting to see the Easter Bunny.

Date: 
1922

Construction work going on at 63rd Street and State Line, with a steam shovel preparing the ground for street paving.

Date: 
July 1922

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.

Date: 
1922

A view of four children on bicycles riding across the ford just west of the intersection of Indian Lane and Mission Drive. The rustic bridge (pictured right) leads down to the road from the club house, known then as the "The Lodge" and once located approximately at 5930 Mission Drive. This vantage point faces west-northwest at the intersection of Mission Drive and Indian Lane.

Date: 
1922

Men and women gaze at a J. C. Nichols Company sign showing available plots for sale in Armour Farm development.

Date: 
1922

Marion Cauger, friend of Walt Disney, seated on a statue of a lion at the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. Marion was the nephew of Arthur V. Cauger, operator of the Kansas City Slide Company at 2449 Charlotte Street. A. V. Cauger employeed both Marion and Walt at the company.

Date: 
April 2nd 1922

Scene in Kansas City, Missouri, looking west on 13th street near Oak Street. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Date: 
1922

An invitation to the Democratic Union Mass Meeting on February 21, 1922 at the Woman's City Club at 1111 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1922

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