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1. An American Beauty An American Beauty September//1991 Article with color photos, maps, and description of the park system, featuring "The Paseo," which "received its name from the Paseo de la Rreforma, a famous boulevard in Mexico City."

2. August R. Meyer, the Citizen August R. Meyer, the Citizen October//1908 Photo and article about the August Meyer Memorial statue at 10th and Paseo Boulevards, a tribute to August Meyer (1851-1905), "the father of [the park and boulevard] system."

3. From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond Spring 2008 In-depth article about August Meyer and his wife Emma, the smelting and refining businesses Meyer was part of, his role in the development of Leadville, Colorado, and his founding of the Kansas City Smelting...

4. Kansas City's Philanthropic Tradition Kansas City's Philanthropic Tradition December 1, 2006 Article contains brief biographies of some the most important philanthropists in the history of Kansas City: Mary Atkins, Elizabeth and Uriah Spray Epperson, Ewing Marion Kauffman, Herbert and Linda Hall,...

5. Runs Into Millions Runs Into Millions July 1899 The Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company was built in 1880 by Colonel C. F. Morse, Colonel W. N. Ewing, and Mr. Coburn. “A year later the controlling interest was bought by A. R. Meyer, N. Witherell...

6. Some of the Lucky People Who Drew "Kings and Queens" Some of the Lucky People Who Drew "Kings and Queens" February//1899 Photos and mentions of Simeon Armour, Kirkland Armour, and August Meyer as winners of subscriptions to the Kings and Queens of the Range magazine.

7. The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System Spring//2001 Photos and article about the planning and planting of the Kansas City park and boulevard system, with origins in 1872 and official start in 1892 and promotion and design by George Kessler (landscape architect),...