Ward Estates

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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.

Genre: 
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."

Genre: 
Photographs

Photograph of the Country Club Methodist Episcopal Church located at the northwest corner of 57th Street and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces northwest from the southwest corner of Wornall and 57th.

Genre: 
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

An autochrome photograph of flowers near the entrance to Clifford B. Smith's residence, taken looking northeast. Smith was a publisher and his wife, Laura Conyers Smith, was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of R. Bryson Jones's residence, taken from the northeast. Jones was an executive at R. B. Jones & Sons (insurance).

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of James Neal Foster's residence, taken from the southwest. James was secretary of the Foster Lumber Company and his wife Sadie Ross Foster was president of the Kansas City Browning Society.

Genre: 
Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the southwest. The picture shows urns placed by the house entrance. Her deceased husband, Frank R. McDermand, Jr., was president of the Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder Company.

Genre: 
Photographs

An autochrome photograph of the grandchildren of James Neal Foster in his garden.

Genre: 
Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Lawrence H. Fox's residence, taken from the north-northeast. Fox was a Kansas City investor.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the west. Her deceased husband, Frank R. McDermand, Jr., was president of the Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder Company.

Pages

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.