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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

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

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.

Object Type: 
Prints

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting a farmer wading into a shallow creek. This representational print was created while Benton taught at the Kansas City Art Institute. The original dimensions are 14 1/4 x 9 3/8 in. (36.2 x 23.9 cm).

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard of the Country Club District, showing Brookside Boulevard. This vantage point faces north on the west side of Brookside Boulevard, just south of 54th Street. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "An interesting view in the country club district, one of Kansas City's best residence sections. This is the largest high class exclusive residence section in the United States."

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Photographs

Circa 1920 photograph with full view of Watts Mill including view of Indian Creek and rock ledge, Dallas, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from the southeast bank of Indian Creek.

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Photographs

Circa 1920 photograph with partial view of Watts Mill including view of Indian Creek in Dallas, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast bank of Indian Creek.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing the Al la ma wum ke (Al la ma wun ke) Trail and Indian Lane in the Country Club District in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces north-northwest on Indian Lane between Mission Drive and 63rd Street. Brush Creek is shown to the right. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the image and a short letter to Mrs. F. H. Conner of St Joseph, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short advertisement for the Country Club District from J.C. Nichols Investment Company to Kansas City resident George Fiske.

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Postcards

Postcard showing Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Kansas. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Tomlin of Bonner Springs, Kansas.

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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.