Sunset Hill

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Correspondence

Letter from Tom Pendergast, Jr. to Guy B. Park, thanking him for the commission to serve on his staff.

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Photographs

Photograph of the entrance to Jacob L. Loose Memorial Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the intersection of 51st Street and Wornall Road.

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Photographs

J. C. Nichols Company salesmen organization, taken on the terrace of the J. C. Nichols home at 1214 W. 55th Street. This vantage point faces north towards the residence from just north of Santa Fe Road (now 55th Street) between State Line Road and Ward Parkway.

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Photographs

Younger boys and girls participating in a maypole dance at the 1921 Country Club District Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. Six schools and one kindergarten participated. This vantage point faces east towards houses on Sunset Hill in the far background.

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Photographs

An aerial view of the Mission Hills Country Club showing the completed club house, with State Line Road running across the center of the picture. After the Mission Hills Country Club moved across the border to Kansas, the building pictured center became part of the Carriage Club. This vantage point faces east from above the southern portion of present-day Mission Woods, Kansas.

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Photographs

Kansas Citians skating on the lake at the Kansas City Country Club, now Loose Park, in the winter of 1920.

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Photographs

Exterior of the Sunset Hill School. The school possessed a stage, large auditorium, lunch room, and two primary class rooms. The building pictured is now part of the Pembroke Hill School. This vantage point faces west near the southwest corner of 50th Street and Wornall Road.

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Photographs

Home built by Edward Dickinson at 810 W. 52nd Street, and then resided in by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schutte. This vantage point faces northeast from east of Belleview Avenue and north of 52nd Street.

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Photographs

This picture of the Country Club Plaza was taken looking southwest from atop the Ponce de Leon building at 4555 Main Street. The view shows Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) with Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) branching off to the southwest.

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Photographs

Adults and children in costume for the Community Field Day march on Friday, May 14, 1926 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

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Photographs

Younger boys and girls participating in maypole dance at the 1923 Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards houses on Sunset Hill in the far right background.

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Photographs

An early picture of the Mission Hills Country Club House, once located in Kansas City, Missouri. After the Mission Hills Country Club moved across the border to Kansas, the building pictured became part of the Carriage Club. This vantage point faces southeast on State Line Road just south of Brush Creek.

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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.