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12th Street City Directory Entry
Listing for the street: "Twelfth--twelfth south of river, from Summit to limits."
4109 Independence Avenue
Photo of the house at 4109 Independence Avenue.
63rd Street Trafficway
Description with photos and history of 63rd Street Trafficway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Swope Parkway to Elmwood Avenue, 0.64 miles long, acquired in 1913.
Aaron Douglas taught art at Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1923-1925. Painted murals in Fisk University Library, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1938.
Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry
Illustrated catalog and price list for the Abernathy North & Orrison furniture store in the back of the 1876 Hoye's Kansas City Directory.
Biographical sketch of Dr. Abraham McKenzie, "a successful practitioner of osteopathy." Born in Lewis County, Missouri, in 1860 and training at Kirksville, Missouri, before coming to Kansas City in 1899,...
Description with photos and history of Admiral Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Highland to Grand Avenue, 1.05 miles long, acquired in 1900.
American Sash & Door Company City Directory Entry
There are no entries for the American Sash & Door Company from 1903 to 1905 or 1971 to 1973. According to the directories, the company's address from 1906 to 1960 was the southeast corner of 16th and Bellefontaine...
Andrew Drips Park
Description of the 0.16-acre park acquired in 1882, between Belleview, 16th, and Jarboe Streets, with photo, drawing, and history as being the first city park.
Asa Beebe Cross City Directory Entry
Description of Asa Beebe Cross as a lumber yard owner and architect in 1869, with the lumber yard near 8th and Main Streets. Page 28: "The lumber yard of A. B. Cross & Co., west side of Main, between Court...
Description of the 7.53-acre park between 22nd, Elmwood, 23rd, and Kensington Avenues, acquired in 1913, with photos, a drawing, and history.
Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...
Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...
B'nai Jehudah Temple City Directory Entry
Entry for the "Synagogue, Oak, sw. cor. 11th," (the B'nai Jehudah Temple).
Description with photos and history of Belmont Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Wilson Avenue to Gladstone Boulevard, 0.72 miles long, acquired in 1913.
Description with photos and history of Benton Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Saint John Avenue to Swope Parkway, 5.81 miles long, acquired in 1896-1914.
Description of the 6.93-acre park between 68th Street, a residential area, Gregoy Boulevard, and Forest Hill Cemetery, established in 1921, with photos, drawings, and history.
Description with photos and history of Broadway Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from 31st to 43rd Streets, 1.53 miles long, acquired in 1902-1906.
Description with photos and history Brookside Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to Meyer Boulevard, 2.10 miles long, acquired in 1913.
Brush Creek Boulevard
Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Main Street to Benton Boulevard, 2.02 miles long, acquired in 1908-1911.
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