Ward Parkway

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An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's swimming pool, taken from the south and showing four unidentified people. Moser was president of the Western Finance Co.

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An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's house, taken from the west. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

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An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's garage, taken from the north while the tulips were blossoming. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

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An autochrome photograph of Broadway/Wornall Bridge across Brush Creek and the apartments near the Country Club Plaza, including the Locarno, the Riviera, and the Casa Loma. This vantage point faces east from just west of the bridge.

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An autochrome photograph of Dr. Richard L. Sutton's residence, taken from the east. Sutton was a famous Kansas City dermatologist.

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An autochrome photograph of Country Club Christian Church and nearby pool, taken from the southwest.

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An autochrome photograph of a marble bench in the Country Club Plaza on Ward Parkway between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. This vantage point faces north-northwest with the building at the northeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street in the background.

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An autochrome photograph of an interior patio with movable skylight in the residence of Mack B. Nelson. The painting "Italian Woman at the Fountain" by William-Adolphe Bouguereau is visible on the left. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

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Photographs

An autochrome photograph of the Belknap C. Hawkes and Alice Hawkes residence, taken from the north. Belknap was a Kansas City stockbroker.

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An autochrome photograph of Sara Gee standing next to her rose bush. Her husband, Werter L. Gee, was president of the Atlas Mutual Insurance Company, Fidelity Underwriting Agency, Inc., and the Rankin - Benedict Company.

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An autochrome photograph of Miss Nelda Jane in pose to dive into the swimming pool of Dan W. Moser. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

J.C. Nichols
Author: 
Mary Frances Ivey
University of Kansas
Jesse Clyde (“J.C.”) Nichols was a nationally renowned city planner in Kansas City from the first decade of the 20th century to the 1950s, whose legacy has come under intense scrutiny for his practices of racial redlining and segregation. Among his mixed legacies are several subdivisions in suburban Kansas City, the Country Club Plaza, and the national spread of deed restrictions and homeowner associations

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