Ward Parkway

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northeast at the intersection of Ward Parkway and State Line Road, showing the campus of Pembroke Country Day School and Brush Creek.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "The former brickyard and rock quarry south of Brush Creek and west of Main Street." This vantage point faces south from near the intersection of Wyandotte Street and Ward Parkway and shows annotations labeling Brush Creek and street intersections.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "The old brickyard and quarry west of Main Street and south of Brush Creek." This vantage point faces south on Baltimore just north of its intersection with Ward Parkway. The photograph's annotations label street intersections and show proposed road improvements.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "where Brookside Boulevard Extension would come northwest to 47th Street through Park Land." This vantage point faces south from just south of the intersection of Main Sreet and 47th Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar looking south from the intersection of 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The streetcar's bridge over Brush Creek, Ward Parkway, and Sunset Hill are pictured in the background.

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Photographs

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.

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Photographs

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.

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Clippings
Photographs

Clipping entitled "Graduating Class of Pembroke-Country Day School" from May 1937 showing the graduates on the steps to the main entrance of the school. The caption states, "Shown (left to right) in the front row are Henry B. Taylor, jr., Dick Lowry, Chandler Smith, Stephen Harris and Arthur Landon. Second row: Jack Goodman, James Gray, William Geiger, jr., George C. Jordan, Lawrence E. Smith III and Charles Kimball, jr. Third row: Kinman Thompson, Fred Goldman, Charles McGee, Kenneth Larson, Richard Myers and Robert Rollin. Back row: Thomas H.

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Postcards

Postcard showing Ward Parkway and a pond between the southbound and northbound lanes of Ward Parkway between 61st Terrace and 62nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the Country Club Christian Church from just west of the southbound lane of Ward Parkway, near 62nd Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

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Correspondence

A letter from J. C. Nichols to Senator Harry S. Truman in which Nichols attaches a letter he wrote the same day to Senator Arthur Capper. In Nichols's letter to Capper, Nichols asserts that the federal government should not be wasting building materials on the construction of new federal offices in Washington D.C. when those materials are needed for defense. Instead, Nichols proposes that the government avoids a surge of unsustainable workforce growth in Washington D.C. by dispersing these federal jobs throughout the country in the vacant office buildings of other American cities.

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Correspondence

A letter from J. C. Nichols to Harry S. Truman in which Nichols thanks Truman for his attendance at Nichols's party. He also states his intention to follow up with the guests of the party in an attempt to attract more businessmen of the oil industry to Kansas City.

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Photographs

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.

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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.