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J. C. Nichols Company snow plows at work

The first snowstorm of winter 1925 came earlier than expected, and the J. C. Nichols Company snow plows were out immediately, working in three relays throughout the night.

J. C. Nichols Company Salesmen Organization

J. C. Nichols Company salesmen organization, taken on the terrace of the J. C. Nichols home at 1214 W. 55th Street. This vantage point faces north towards the residence from just north of Santa Fe Road (now 55th Street) between State Line Road and Ward Parkway.

J. C. Nichols Company sales office in Stratford Gardens

In 1925, the J. C. Nichols Company maintained a small sales office in the Stratford Gardens area located at the southeast corner of 61st Street and State Line Road.

J. C. Nichols Company sales office

The J. C. Nichols Company sales office at the southeast corner of 59th Street and Ward Parkway in 1919.

J. C. Nichols Companies Building Interior

Stairway to the second floor, showing the illustrated map of the Country Club District on the west wall of the J. C. Nichols Companies building, 310 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri.

J. C. Nichols Companies Building Interior

First floor lobby of the J. C. Nichols Companies building at 310 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri.

J. C. Nichols Companies Building Entrance

Main entrance into the J. C. Nichols Companies building. Iron grillwork originally on the main doors was removed because doors were too heavy to be pushed open easily. This vantage point faces north on Ward Parkway between Central Street and Broadway Boulevard.

J. C. Nichols Companies Building

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

J. C. Nichols and Shannon C. Douglass

Formal presentation of Arbor Villa Park, developed by the J. C. Nichols Company. Pictured are J. C. Nichols and Shannon C. Douglass, President of the Armour Hills Homes Association. This vantage point faces north-northeast near the southeast corner of the intersection of 66th Terrace and Main Street.

Irwin R. Kirkwood

Photograph of Irwin R. Kirkwood, son-in-law of William Rockhill Nelson, co-founder of the Kansas City Star. With his wife, Laura Rockhill Nelson Kirkwood, Irwin Kirkwood operated the newspaper after Nelson's death.

Indian Lane Ford

The Indian Lane ford over Brush Creek in Mission Hills, Nichols children in the center, Harriet Smith on the left. This vantage point faces southwest towards the intersection of Indian Lane and 63rd Street, pictured left.

Improvements to Brush Creek

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.