Stratford Gardens

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Photograph with slide description: "Venetian well head; 61st and State Line; Kansas City, MIssouri. (1931)." This vantage point faces east between Huntington Road and 61st Street just east of State Line Road.

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Maps

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.

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Maps

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."

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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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Photographs

In 1925, the J. C. Nichols Company maintained a small sales office in the Stratford Gardens area located at the southeast corner of 61st Street and State Line Road.

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The first snowstorm of winter 1925 came earlier than expected, and the J. C. Nichols Company snow plows were out immediately, working in three relays throughout the night.

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Construction work going on at 63rd Street and State Line, with a steam shovel preparing the ground for street paving.

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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. The Country Club Christian Church can be seen in the background to the right.

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Home of Jackson County Democratic Party boss, Thomas J. Pendergast, at 5650 Ward Parkway, built by the J. C. Nichols Company. This vantage point faces west on Ward Parkway, just north of 57th Street.

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An autochrome photograph of Fred Wolferman's residence, taken from the southeast. Wolferman was founder of Wolferman's Grocery Stores.

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An autochrome photograph of Michael J. Healey's residence, taken from the south. Healey was vice-president and general manager of John Deere Plow Company.

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An autochrome photograph of "Gesneriana" tulips, a pool, and a pergola in the garden of Minnie Long Sloan.

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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.