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1. 12th Street City Directory Entry 12th Street City Directory Entry 1871 Listing for the street: "Twelfth--twelfth south of river, from Summit to limits."

2. 4109 Independence Avenue 4109 Independence Avenue 1902 Photo of the house at 4109 Independence Avenue.

3. 63rd Street Trafficway 63rd Street Trafficway 1995 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.

4. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas 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.

5. Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry 1876 Illustrated catalog and price list for the Abernathy North & Orrison furniture store in the back of the 1876 Hoye's Kansas City Directory.

6. Abraham McKenzie Abraham McKenzie 1908 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,...

7. Admiral Boulevard Admiral Boulevard 1995 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.

8. American Sash & Door Company City Directory Entry American Sash & Door Company City Directory Entry 1906-1970 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...

9. Andrew Drips Park Andrew Drips Park 1995 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.

10. Asa Beebe Cross City Directory Entry Asa Beebe Cross City Directory Entry 1869 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...

11. Ashland Square Ashland Square 1995 Description of the 7.53-acre park between 22nd, Elmwood, 23rd, and Kensington Avenues, acquired in 1913, with photos, a drawing, and history.

12. August Meyer August Meyer 1908 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...

13. August Meyer August Meyer 1888 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...

14. B'nai Jehudah Temple City Directory Entry B'nai Jehudah Temple City Directory Entry 1888 Entry for the "Synagogue, Oak, sw. cor. 11th," (the B'nai Jehudah Temple).

15. Belmont Boulevard Belmont Boulevard 1995 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.

16. Benton Boulevard Benton Boulevard 1995 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.

17. Blenheim Park Blenheim Park 1995 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.

18. Broadway Boulevard Broadway Boulevard 1995 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.

19. Brookside Boulevard Brookside Boulevard 1995 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.

20. Brush Creek Boulevard Brush Creek Boulevard 1995 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.