Search

Displaying 1 - 20 of 39

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.

Date: 
April 1917

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.

Date: 
1918

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."

Date: 
1920

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

Date: 
July 1922

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.

Date: 
1924

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.

Date: 
1925

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.

Date: 
1925

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.

Date: 
1931

An autochrome photograph of Frank M. Bernardin's residence, taken from the southeast in the summer of 1932. Bernardin was district manager of the General Electric Supply Corporation.

Date: 
July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Clark's garden and office building at 6140 Ward Parkway. Clark was a Kansas City lawyer.

Date: 
July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hunter L. Gary's residence, taken from the southeast. Gary was president of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments).

Date: 
August 19th 1932

An autochrome photograph of topiary in the rear garden of Hunter L. Gary, President of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments). This vantage point faces southeast towards the north side of Gary's home.

Date: 
September 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hunter L. Gary's residence, taken from the southwest. Gary was president of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments).

Date: 
August 18th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Hugh J. Mathews, Jr.'s house and window flower boxes, taken from the southeast. Mathews was an executive with Mathews Machine Works.

Date: 
September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's house, taken from the west. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Date: 
August 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's residence, taken from the southeast. Sunderland was Chairman of the Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company.

Date: 
June 9th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's garden and residence, taken from the northeast and showing the rear of the house. Sunderland was Chairman of the Ash Grove Lime & Portland Cement Company.

Date: 
July 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Paul Uhlmann's residence, taken from the southeast. Uhlmann was President of Uhlmann Grain Company.

Date: 
June 17th 1932

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

Date: 
1932

An autochrome photograph of Fred Wolferman's driveway and the rear of his house. Wolferman was founder of Wolferman's Grocery Stores.

Date: 
September 8th 1932

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.