Indian Village Country Club: Homes Not Houses

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Description: 

Promotional booklet for building family homes in 1920s luxury Kansas City suburban tract development now in the Santa Fe Hills neighborhood southeast of 85th St. and Wornall. It was to include rare amenities such as an open air theater, bell tower, pool, club house, and Dutch windmill. Built on property owned by Daniel Boone's son Nathan, and featuring the Boone school and home. Businessman developer Emory Sweeney founded an automobile school and WHB radio. Landscape architects Hare & Hare were to handle the project, and George Hamilton Stone was assigned as General Manager. Detailed plat map at center fold. The document claims that the neighborhood will, “exclude undesirable people from the standpoint of morals, character, and integrity.”

Publisher: 
Sweeney, Emory J.
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Date: 
1925
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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Rights Statement: 
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
MVSC PF F977.8411 I395
Digital Object Identifier: 
MVSC-PF-F977.8411-I395
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