Plaza

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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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Correspondence

Letter from Daniel Miller to Guy B. Park regarding his inability to find work due to an injury. He also writes that his wife and children have tuberculosis and they are in need of assistance, and that he has been unable to see Tom Pendergast due to Pendergast's own illness.

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Correspondence

Letter from U. A. McBride to Sam Hargus, indicating that Tom Pendergast was recommending him for a government position.

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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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Correspondence

Letter from Clara S. MucCulley to Guy B. Park requesting work for a family member. She describes herself as having worked for Tom Pendergast but has been unable to speak with him due to his illness.

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Photographs

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Balcony Building was taken looking west at the intersection of 47th Street and Wornall Road.

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Photographs

Exterior view of the many people attending the 4th Annual Country Club Plaza Artists' Fair at the southwest corner of Central Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), held from September 7-12, 1935. This vantage point faces northeast towards this intersection from atop the J. C. Nichols Company Building.

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Photographs

Interior of the Spanish-inspired Country Club Plaza Theater. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

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Photographs

An aerial view of the Country Club Plaza in 1925, looking north-northwest near Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street.

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Photographs

Brentnall Shop at 217 W. 47th Street, specializing in corsets, lingerie, and hosiery. This vantage point faces south on 47th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

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Photographs

Interior of Chandler's Flower Shop facing north, a man and woman are browsing the store's floral arrangements. The building pictured was once located at the southwestern corner of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (now Baltimore Avenue).

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Photographs

An aerial view of the Country Club Plaza in 1930, looking north from the top of the Wornall Road hill. The Walnut Apartments complex is in the foreground.

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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.