Sunset Hill

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking east where widened 52nd Street would connect with Wornall Road." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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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.

Genre: 
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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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northeast at the intersection of Ward Parkway and State Line Road, showing the campus of Pembroke Country Day School and Brush Creek.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking northeast from 55th and Summit Streets toward Wornall Road." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "in the Country Club grounds looking southwest toward 55th and Summit." The photograph's annotations show a proposed road.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "in the Country Club grounds where the proposed roadway would enter Wornall Road by the lake at 5nd Street." This vantage point faces northeast near the center of present day Loose Park.

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Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar looking south from the intersection of 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The streetcar's bridge over Brush Creek, Ward Parkway, and Sunset Hill are pictured in the background.

Genre: 
Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph of a man posed on top of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar bridge over Brush Creek at Belleview Avenue. This vantage point faces south to where the streetcar joins Ward Parkway in the background.

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Photographs

Identification on photograph reads "The Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association were entertained at the new home of Mrs. Russell Stover, 803 West 54th Terrace, May 9, 1935. Standing left to right: Irl T. Oliver, Jack Rieger, Joseph C. Wirthman, George H. Charno, Dr. Thomas A. Kyner, Edwin J. Barnes and Dr. Roy W. Parmenter. Seated, left to right: Webster Withers, Harry T. Redd, Herbert T. Hilscher, A. O. Sackin, Mrs. Stover and her charming daughter, N. Emerson Paton, Frank A. E. Swyden, Garrett L. Smalley and Russell R. Jay.

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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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Postcards

Postcard of the Loose Park Rose Garden, located just southeast of 52nd Street between Summit Street and 51st Street. This vantage point faces southeast at the northern entrance to the garden. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the garden and a letter to Elizabeth Johnston of Fort Scott, Kansas.

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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.