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A Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri
Illustrations and descriptions of the award-winning designs for the memorial located at Penn Valley Park.
Competition for a Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri
Several intricate illustrated plans for the design of the memorial.
Courage, Honor, Patriotism, Sacrifice
Article details the plans for the formal re-opening of the Liberty Memorial with rededication events scheduled for May 25-May 27, 2002. Plans call for elected officials, military bands, color guards, entertainment...
Dedication of Memorial's Site Brought World Leaders to City
Photo and article about the memorial dedication wall.
Effort to Designate Liberty Memorial
September 27, 2008
Short piece noting that Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill wants to make the Liberty Memorial the official National World War I Memorial. McCaskill and Missouri Senator Kit Bond filed a bill to so...
Graf Zeppelin over the Liberty Memorial
August 28, 1929
View of spectators watching the LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin pass over the north side of the Liberty Memorial on the morning of Aug. 28th, 1929. The airship was traveling from Los Angeles, CA to Lakehurst, NJ...
Kansas City. ..The Way We Were
Photos with captions of the memorial, built in part by Westlake Construction Company.
Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men
Thorough description of the planning and construction of the memorial.
Kansas City's Liberty Memorial, Part I
First article of two about the plans for the site for the memorial and its arrangement with nearby features in the city, with a photo of "R. A. Long, chairman of the Liberty Memorial Association," and...
Kansas City's Liberty Memorial, Part II
Second article of two about the design and location issues concerned with the planning of Liberty Memorial, with photos of the Thomas H. Swope Memorial and August R. Meyer Memorial and discussion of architects...
Kansas City's Veteran at a Crossroads
Discussion about the memorial's possible future after closing in 1994, with new potential designs, especially for the World War I museum archives.
Lest the Ages Forget: Kansas City's Liberty Memorial
This book tells the story in pictures and text of the Liberty Memorial, a national monument to World War I. It brings the story up to the closing of the memorial in 1994 due to structural difficulties...
Description and history of the memorial with photos.
Information about the Liberty Memorial: (1) shaft 217.5 feet above Memorial Court; (2) site dedicated on November 1, 1921, with Vice-President Coolidge in attendance; and (3) building dedicated on Armistice...
View of the Liberty Memorial, looking toward the south.
View of Memory Hall building located on top of the Liberty Memorial.
View of the north side of the memorial with automobiles parked at Union Station parking lot in foreground.
View of the Liberty Memorial shaft, looking toward the north. Parked cars and visitors are also in view.
View of the south side of the base of the shaft at the Liberty Memorial. Inscribed on column: "In Honor of Those Who Served in the World War in Defense of Liberty and Our Country." The dedication stone...
View of the sphinx and part of the shaft on the top of the Liberty Memorial. View is looking toward the north, with visitors in view.
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