Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Country Club District

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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

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.

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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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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

An autochrome photograph of Country Club Christian Church and nearby pool, taken from the southwest.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Miss Nelda Jane in pose to dive into the swimming pool of Dan W. Moser. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of the residence of John R. Ranson and Pearl Howard Ranson, taken from the northwest and showing hedges in the front yard. John R. Ranson was the Jackson County Collector.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of the Frank N. Daniels residence, taken from the southeast. Daniels was president of the Dascomb-Daniels Lumber Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of a Japanese double peach tree on the property of Nat Milgram, founder of Milgram's Grocery Stores. This vantage point faces southeast on 62nd Street east of Ward Parkway.

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