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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

The first unit of Country Club Plaza Triangle Building under construction. This picture was taken looking north-northwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

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Photographs

This picture of the Suydam Building was taken in the Country Club Plaza looking north-northwest at the intersection of Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) and 47th Street. The Suydam Building was later occupied by the House of Beauty and the Claude Keyes Drug Store. Gas station also pictured.

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Photographs

This picture of Chandler's Flower Shop was taken looking southwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway).

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Photographs

This picture of the J. C. Nichols Companies Building was taken looking northeast on Ward Parkway just east of Broadway Boulevard.

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Photographs

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

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Photographs

This picture of the Country Club Plaza was taken looking southwest from atop the Ponce de Leon building at 4555 Main Street. The view shows Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) with Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) branching off to the southwest.

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Photographs

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.

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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.