Declarations of Restrictions Affecting Parts of Oak-Meyer Gardens

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Description: 

Legal document that details the housing and property restrictions imposed upon certain lots in Blocks 5, 7, and 8 in the Oak-Meyer Gardens subdivision in Kansas City, Missouri. Some benign restrictions stipulate acceptable architectural features and minimum residence cost and ground frontage. However, other stipulations specifically state, "None of the lots hereby restricted may be conveyed to, used, owned, nor occupied by negroes as owners or tenants."

Date: 
January 1937
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
Organization: 
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
J.C. Nichols Company Records, ca. 1896-2007
Digital Object Identifier: 
SHSMO-K0106-F110-0001
Transcription: 
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.