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1. A Drive to Bear His Name A Drive to Bear His Name December/1/1905 Article about the funeral for August R. Meyer and considerations for streets to bear his name.

2. A. R. Meyer's Condition A. R. Meyer's Condition December/2/1905 Short article about the hospitalization and subsequent death of August Meyer (1851-1905), the "father" of the park and boulevard system.

3. Brick Stack Mute Testimony to Fame of A. R. Meyer's Smelter in Argentine Brick Stack Mute Testimony to Fame of A. R. Meyer's Smelter in Argentine February/23/1951 Photo and article about a tall, brick smokestack, an "unofficial monument" to August R. Meyer's smelting plant in the Argentine industrial district in Kansas City.

4. Kansas City Street People: Kansas City's Boulevardier Kansas City Street People: Kansas City's Boulevardier September/8/1985 Photo and biographical article about August Meyer (1851-1905), an engineer and co-founder and fist president of the Kansas City Park Board from 1892 to about 1901. Born in Saint Louis and coming to Kansas...

5. Meyer Mementos in Museum Meyer Mementos in Museum October/17/1973 Article about August R. Meyer's urban planning career in Kansas City and Leadville, Colorado, including notes about his home at 44th and Warwick Boulevards and streets of the park and boulevard system...

6. Site of the Meyer Monument, on the Paseo, North of Tenth Street Site of the Meyer Monument, on the Paseo, North of Tenth Street April/29/1908 Illustration of the August R. Meyer "monument."

7. The Mask Torn Off The Mask Torn Off March/10/1894 Article about the obstruction of plans by August Meyer to build an impressive Westport home (for himself) by an injunction against grading Main Street south of 43rd Street.