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Some of the earlier homes built in Armour Hills, this block of homes is part of the Edgevale Road group. The spectators in the photograph include Grace Carlson and Ernest Holt. This vantage point faces northeast from just south of the intersection of 65th Terrace and Edgevale Road.

Date: 
1923

This picture was taken in the Armour Hills neighborhood looking south-southwest, just north of 65th Street between Morningside Drive and McGee Street.

Date: 
1923

This picture was taken looking west-northwest on 55th Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street. Large crowd of men, women, and children at Crestwood Shopping District on Easter 1935.

Date: 
April 21st 1935

Home of Frank Brown at 1604 W. 59th Street (now designated 2204 W. 59th Street). Brown was an elected member of the Mission Hills Homes Company board of directors. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of Oakwood Road and 59th Street.

Date: 
1923

Close exterior shot of the marble balustrade once located at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard. This vantage point likely faces north-northeast from the northern curve of Meyer Circle at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard

Date: 
1924

Exterior view of the Clarence E. Shepard home at 1426 Stratford Road (now reclassified as 2012 Stratford Road, Mission Hills, Kansas). This vantage point faces north on Stratford Road between State Line Road and High Drive.

Date: 
1924

Romanelli Gardens, the northeast portion of the Armour Farm, just west of Wornall Road and south of 67th Street, has been added to the developing section of the Country Club District. This vantage point faces north-northeast at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and 68th Terrace were this fountain was once located. The houses on the northern side of 68th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Wornall Road can be seen in the background and the steeple of the Sixth Church of Christ Scientist at 400 West 67th Street can be seen to the right in the far background.

Date: 
1925

Home of Arthur T. Bailey at 205 E. 65th Street in Armour Hills. This vantage point faces south-southwest on 65th Street just east of Morningside Drive.

Date: 
1926

In June 1936, the J. C. Nichols Company built this home at 6505 State Line Road for W. Edwin Bixby, president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company. This vantage point faces south-southeast towards the house from just east of State Line Road.

Date: 
June 1936

Home of Jackson County Democratic Party boss, Thomas J. Pendergast, at 5650 Ward Parkway, built by the J. C. Nichols Company. This vantage point faces west on Ward Parkway, just north of 57th Street.

Northwest view from the southeast corner of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue), showing a gas station.

Date: 
March 1938

Wide view of the then-newest member of Country Club District, Fairway. The name was chosen because of the development's proximity to three golf courses. This vantage point faces northeast towards State Park Road between Canterbury Road and Falmouth Road from near the northern limits of the Kansas City Country Club.

Date: 
1938

Around the corner view of a neighborhood found in the then-new Fairway housing development. The name was chosen because of the development's proximity to three golf courses. This vantage point faces south down Fairway Road from the intersection of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Fairway Road.

Date: 
1938

A young boy with his bike and dog photographed in front of a Slow - Children street sign erected by the Westwood Homes Association at Westwood Road and Mercier. This vantage point faces north-northwest at the intersection of Mercier Street and Westwood Road.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of the residence of Rev. Samuel W. and L. Jeanetta Bacote, once located at 2210 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Kansas Avenue between 22nd Street and 23nd Street. Pictured is Rev. S. W. Bacote watering his lawn and trees. Samuel Bacote was the pastor of Second Baptist Church, one of the oldest and largest black churches in Kansas City.

Photograph of the residence of L. E. Bailer, once located at 919 Woodland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Woodland Avenue between 9th Street and 10th Street.

Photograph of the residence of Professor James D. Bowser, once located at 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest at the intersection of 24th Street and The Paseo.

Photograph of the residence of J. H. Bryant, once located at 2407 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Highland Avenue, just south of 24th Street.

Photograph of the residence of J. H. Bryant, once located at 2316 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Highland Avenue between 23rd Street and 24th Street.

Photograph of the residence of Judge Calaway, located at 2546 Michigan Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-northwest on Michigan Avenue just north of 26th Street.

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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.