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1. When Golf Came to Kansas City When Golf Came to Kansas City //1986 Book on the history of golf in Kansas City (written by Kenneth Krakauer, a former president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce), with numerous photos and information about prominent local golfers and...

2. Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco pre-1950 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity; indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, golf and country clubs, airports, lakes, and parks. Reverse side includes a listing of traffic regulations for...

3. Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco ca. 1936 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity; indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, golf and country clubs, airports, lakes, and parks. Reverse side includes listing of speed laws and gasoline taxes,...

4. The Great Pretenders The Great Pretenders November/12/1990 File contains article about the embezzlement of Citibank employee Becky Schafer of $3.3 million, including $30,000 for membership at "Kansas City's exclusive Hallbrook Country Club," in Leawood, Johnson...

5. The Country Club Life The Country Club Life November 2003 Overview of six of Kansas City's older country clubs: Kansas City Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, Indian Hills Country Club, Oakwood Country Club, The Carriage Club, and The Rockhill Club. This...

6. The 18 Best Golf Holes in Kansas City The 18 Best Golf Holes in Kansas City June//1985 Review of the 18 "best" golf holes in the city with photos and descriptions.

7. Society's Country Clubs: Jews Separate After all These Years Society's Country Clubs: Jews Separate After all These Years August 27, 1978 Story about continuing anti-Semitism in private clubs of Kansas City. Morton Sosland, despite being one of the community's leaders, was snubbed by the University Club as late as 1967. Oakwood Country Club...

8. Shopping Area in Debut Here Shopping Area in Debut Here February/17/1966 Article accompanied by large photo depicting the new shopping center with parts of the golf course behind it.

9. Scenic Route through the Country Club District: America's Most Beautiful Residential Section Scenic Route through the Country Club District: America's Most Beautiful Residential Section 1920 Street map of the Country Club District with a scenic route indicated in red; specific directions are at bottom of map. Map shows Kansas City Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, and names of neighborhoods....

10. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

11. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p800 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p800 1917-1957 A portion of western Kansas City from W. 51st Street south to W. 54th Street and from State Line Road east to Belleview Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...

12. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p792 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p792 1917-1957 A portion of eastern Kansas City from E. 67th Street south to E. 69th Street and from Myrtle Avenue east to Elmwood Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Separate sections show Hillcrest Country...

13. Q.: Where Was the First Golf Course in Kansas City? Q.: Where Was the First Golf Course in Kansas City? September/3/1995

14. Out of the Rough, a Jewel Regains its Shine Out of the Rough, a Jewel Regains its Shine January 12, 2013 Article summarizes some of the past troubles and current state of the Hillcrest Country Club. David Francis, the club's current owner, discusses previous missteps in the club's management and operations...

15. Old Mission Country Club Old Mission Country Club Interior view of golf pro shop.

16. Oakwood Country Club Will Mark 125 Years Oakwood Country Club Will Mark 125 Years August 18, 2006 The new game of golf was one reason Oakwood Country Club, then known as the Progress Club, moved from downtown to its current location, a then-rural property at 9800 Grandview Road, in 1911. When the course...

17. No Woman's Land No Woman's Land April 6, 2003 Article about Wolf Creek Golf Links, an all-male organization located in the Kansas City metropolitan area in Kansas. It is a private club, invitation only, currently with 280 members. It is one of only...

18. New Blue Hills Look New Blue Hills Look December/24/1953

19. Mission Hills Country Club Mission Hills Country Club

20. Mission Hills Country Club Mission Hills Country Club 1950-1956 Photographic copy of a drawing of the remodel of Mission Hills Country Club proposed by architect Morton Payne.