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From Effie Estes to Mrs. Katherine Stark

Letter from Effie Estes to Katherine Stark providing an update on her life circumstances and congratulating her for her husband's candidacy for governor of Missouri.

Forsythia

An autochrome photograph of forsythia on the property of John G. Madden, lawyer.

Eagle Statue on Ward Parkway at 67th Street

An autochrome photograph of a woman and child looking at an eagle statue on Ward Parkway at 67th Street, taken looking east-northeast.

Directors and sponsors of the 1933 Country Club District Community Field Day

Directors and sponsors of the 1933 Country Club District Community Field Day, held on Southwest High School campus. Shown are John L. Shouse, George D. Melcher, J. C. Nichols, Miles C. Thomas, Howard E. A. Jones, Albert H. Monsees, and H. Merle Smith. This vantage point faces southeast towards the Sixth Church of Christ Scientist at the corner of 66th Terrace and Wornall Road from near the Southwest High School football field.

Community Field Day 1933

Five women, the "Goddesses" observing annual Country Club District Community Field Day at Southwest High School at the southwest corner of 65th Street and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces east towards rear of the high school from near the center of the football field.

Community Field Day 1930

Maypole dancing and many athletic events planned for the annual Country Club District Community Field Day at Southwest High School at the southwest corner of 65th Street and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces northeast from just east of Pennsylvania Avenue by the track behind the high school.

Columns at Ward Parkway and Gregory Boulevard

This picture was taken looking north in the median of Ward Parkway just north of Gregory Boulevard.

Armour Fields and Armour Hills

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of residential districts Armour Fields (foreground) and Armour Hills (background) near 69th and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces east-northeast.

61st Terrace and Summit Street

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

1920 Map of a Scenic Route through the Country Club District

Street map of a "Scenic Route Through the Country Club District: America's Most Beautiful Residential Section, 2000 Acres Restricted." The scenic route is indicated in red; specific directions are at bottom of map. Map shows Kansas City Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, and names of neighborhoods. Printed at the top: "Put this in the pocket of your automobile for use the next time you are pleasure driving."

1918 Precinct Map, 4th Ward

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.

1917 Map of the Country Club District

Map of "The Country Club District including Sunset Hill, Mission Hills, Hampstead Gardens, Wornall Manor, Greenway Fields, '1,500 Acres Restricted', Planned, Developed and Offered Exclusively by J. C. Nichols." This street map shows property owners of larger estates and includes an inset map with relative location in Kansas City.