Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Country Club District

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Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the fourth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 39th Street to the north, Kansas to the west, south city limits to the south, and Campbell Street and Troost Avenue to the east.

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Postcards

Postcard showing Ward Parkway and a pond between the southbound and northbound lanes of Ward Parkway between 61st Terrace and 62nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the Country Club Christian Church from just west of the southbound lane of Ward Parkway, near 62nd Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

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Photographs

Long stone bench located in The Piazzetta, a woman with a basket of flowers sits in the center of the bench. The Piazzetta (now called Strawn Park after Farrell Clifford Strawn) is located between 63rd Street, Summit Street, and Valley Road in the Greenway Fields subdivision of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest towards undeveloped land beyond the southern tip of the park. The bench and accompanying statues pictured have since been moved to the northern edge of the park bordering 63rd Street.

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Photographs

Three homes on 61st street at the end of the completed Belleview Avenue. This vantage point faces south on Belleview Avenue from just south of Huntington Road.

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Photographs

The J. C. Nichols Company sales office at the southeast corner of 59th Street and Ward Parkway Boulevard in 1919.

Object Type: 
Photographs

This picture of a lily pond was taken looking north on 62nd Street between the two lanes of Ward Parkway Boulevard. The Country Club Christian Church can be seen in the background to the right.

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Photographs

Looking west at 61st Terrace and Summit Street. In the foreground is an automobile, and in the background is a row of houses.

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Photographs

Close exterior shot of the marble balustrade once located at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard. This vantage point likely faces north-northeast from the northern curve of Meyer Circle at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's residence, taken from the northwest. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's swimming pool, taken from the south and showing four unidentified people. Moser was president of the Western Finance Co.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of R. E. Parsons's residence, taken from the northeast with roses next the garage entrance. Parsons was head of the R.E. Parsons Electric Co.

Object Type: 
Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a Bechtel's crabapple tree on the property of Lillian Hoover. Her husband Orves U. Hoover was vice president and treasurer of Hoover Bros.

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