Search

Displaying 1 - 20 of 23

A damaged autochrome photograph of two women and one child posed by the entrance to the Kansas City Country Club. This view looks west over Brush Creek and towards the entrance.

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek, taken looking east near the Kansas City Country Club entrance.

Date: 
May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek, taken looking north on the east side of the Kansas City Country Club.

Date: 
June 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a small waterfall in Brush Creek and a fairway in the Kansas City Country Club.

An autochrome photograph of lilacs by Brush Creek on the grounds of the Kansas City Country Club.

Date: 
May 9th 1937

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek before it feeds into Lake Hiwassee.

Date: 
June 15th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek before it feeds into Lake Hiwassee.

Date: 
October 24th 1939

This aerial photograph of the Country Club Plaza was taken near Oak Street just south of 47th Street (now Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard). Chandler's Nursery in the foreground with Sinclair Filling Station across the street to the North; the White Rose Filling Station to the west; Brush Creek to the south; the Standard Oil Filling Station at the corner of Wornall Road and Mill Creek Parkway.

Date: 
1922

The Indian Lane ford over Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Nichols children in the center, Harriet Smith on the left. This vantage point faces southwest towards the intersection of Indian Lane and 63rd Street, pictured left.

Date: 
1922

This picture was taken looking east-northeast on the Wornall Road bridge over Brush Creek, before the creek bottom was paved.

Date: 
1933

Photograph showing improvements to Brush Creek, Kansas City, Missouri, with the widened Wornall Road Bridge in the background, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces east from the north side of Brush Creek.

Postcard showing Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short advertisement for the Country Club District from J.C. Nichols Investment Company to Kansas City resident George Fiske.

Date: 
May 22nd 1925

Postcard showing Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Tomlin of Bonner Springs, Kansas.

Date: 
December 3rd 1925

Postcard showing the Al la ma wum ke (Al la ma wun ke) Trail and Indian Lane in the Country Club District in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces north-northwest on Indian Lane between Mission Drive and 63rd Street. Brush Creek is shown to the right. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the image and a short letter to Mrs. F. H. Conner of St Joseph, Missouri.

Date: 
December 13th 1923

Postcard of the Country Club District, showing Brookside Boulevard. This vantage point faces north on the west side of Brookside Boulevard, just south of 54th Street. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "An interesting view in the country club district, one of Kansas City's best residence sections. This is the largest high class exclusive residence section in the United States."

Date: 
1917

Circa 1920 photograph with full view of Watts Mill including view of Indian Creek and rock ledge, Dallas, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from the southeast bank of Indian Creek.

Circa 1920 photograph with partial view of Watts Mill including view of Indian Creek in Dallas, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast bank of Indian Creek.

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting a farmer wading into a shallow creek. This representational print was created while Benton taught at the Kansas City Art Institute. The original dimensions are 14 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. (36.2 x 23.9 cm).

Date: 
1939

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar bridge over Brush Creek. This vantage point faces north up Belleview Avenue towards its intersection with 48th Street in the background.

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.

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.