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An autochrome photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies, taken looking north. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company. This property was situated on the west side of Oak Street, just north of Brush Creek before the waterway was diverted to its current location.

Date: 
May 22nd 1933

A color glass plate positive photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies. This vantage point faces north with Oak Street on the right, Cope's residence in the center background, and the Nelson Gallery of Art (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) in the far right background. This property was situated on the west side of Oak Street, just north of Brush Creek before the waterway was diverted to its current location. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company.

A color glass plate positive photograph of George Cope in his "Rainbow" garden of peonies, iris, and poppies. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company. This property was situated on the west side of Oak Street, just north of Brush Creek before the waterway was diverted to its current location.

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the thirteenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 35th Street to the north, Campbell and Troost Avenue to the west, south city limits to the south, and eastern city limits to the east.

Date: 
1918

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 53, built in 1919. It was located on the west side of Oak Street between 48th Street and 49th Street. This property was situated just north of Brush Creek before the waterway was diverted to its current location.

Postcard looking west towards the intersection of 45th Street and Rockhill Road. Pictured in the left background in Oak Hall, the estate of William Rockhill Nelson, once located south of 45th Street between Oak Street and Rockhill Road.

Photograph with caption, "Brush Creek Boulevard and Country Club Plaza [looking west] from roof of Sophian Plaza." The annotations on the photogaph label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking north from Park Land at 48th Street and Country Club Car Line, showing approach of proposed trafficway to widened east 48th Street." Park Lane Hotel, St. Luke's Hospital, and Ponce De Leon Hotel, and three unidentified children are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking south from Brush Creek Boulevard [presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard] the proposed trafficway, on park lands, to widened East 48th Street." This vantage point faces south-southeast from just south of Brush Creek Boulevard near its intersection with the Country Club Car Line.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed new trafficway looking east on 48th Street from Country Club Car Line."

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed trafficway in 48th Street looking west from Oak Street."

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street from Charlotte Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking southwest from the roof of Sophian Plaza" at the northwest corner of Warwick Boulevard and Brush Creek Boulevard (presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard). The Country Club Car Line and E.C. White School (center background) are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 47th Street showing noonday congestion of traffic at Troost Avenue." Piggly Wiggly and Crown Drug Co. are pictured.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street toward Troost Avenue." This vantage point faces east-northeast from the intersection of 48th Street and Harrison Street and shows a K. C. Railways Co. building.

Date: 
1926

Photograph with caption, "where widened 48th Street would enter Troost Avenue." This vantage point faces east-northeast on 48th Street between Harrison Street and Troost Avenue.

Date: 
1926

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
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