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5434 Central Street home of Zeno T. Briggs, who bought a lot in 1909 and lived at this home until June 1929. This vantage point faces west-northwest on Central Street just north of 55th Street.

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.

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.

Three homes on 61st street at the end of the completed Belleview Avenue. This vantage point faces south on Belleview Avenue from just south of Huntington Road.

Date: 
December 1916

Two young women sitting near a lamp sculpture with a house at 5939 Overhill Road barely visible in the background. This vantage point faces northeast towards the small park at the intersection of Stratford Road and Oakwood Road, in Mission Hills, Kansas.

Date: 
1919

Home of Albert R. Jones at 5701 Mission Drive. This vantage point faces east-southeast on the grounds of the estate towards the front entrance facing Mission Drive.

Sign for Wornall Manor, looking southwest from the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, Valley Road, and 62nd Street.

Date: 
April 1920

This picture was taken looking north-northeast at the southern tip of Wornall Manor playground, once located in the interior of block six, between 62nd and 63rd Streets, Valley Road and Summit Streets. Several children are shown playing on playground equipment while adults watch from a distance.

Date: 
1920

Two residents, a man and a woman, of Greenway Fields walk near the Rams' Heads, a decorative motif for a trellis over the sidewalk on Valley Road near 62nd Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Valley Road south of 62nd Street.

Date: 
1920

Looking west at 61st Terrace and Summit Street. In the foreground is an automobile, and in the background is a row of houses.

Date: 
June 29th 1920

Children playing at a playground at 58th Street and Brookside Boulevard in 1920. This vantage point faces north from near the center of Brookside Triangle Park.

Date: 
1920

Carter home on the south side of 54th Street, between Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and Porter Road (now Mission Road). 54th Street in Kansas once ran directly east from the present intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and State Park Road. Although once part of Mission, Kansas, this area was developed by J. C. Nichols and incorporated as Fairway, Kansas.

Date: 
1922

The Ruhr Dairy located just west of Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and south of 54th Street. 54th Street in Kansas once ran directly east from the present intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and State Park Road. Although once part of Mission, Kansas, this area was developed by J. C. Nichols and incorporated as Fairway, Kansas.

Date: 
1922
Construction at 67th Terrace and Main Street

Men, mules, and machines constructing the Country Club District.

Date: 
1922

This picture was taken looking north at the southwest corner of Brookside Road and 66th Terrace. Wornall Road at the left.

Date: 
November 1922

Home of Chester C. Smith at 6418 Washington Street. Smith was later president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company (1330 Baltimore Avenue) during the company strike in 1941. This vantage point faces west on Washington Street.

Date: 
1922

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.

Date: 
May 11th 1923

Men and women gaze at a J. C. Nichols Company sign showing available plots for sale in Armour Farm development.

Date: 
1922

View of Arbor Villa Park. Homes, cherubs, trees, a tennis court, and playground equipment all visible in background. This vantage point faces south towards the intersection of Edgevale Road and Main Street in the right background.

Date: 
1923

This picture of Arbor Villa Park was taken looking south-southeast at the intersection of 66th Terrace and Main Street. A man and a woman stand near the pergola in Arbor Villa Park.

Date: 
1923

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