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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. 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."

3. 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...

4. August Meyer August Meyer 1934 Biography of August Meyer, as a sculptor and organizer of the Park and Boulevard System, and description of the memorial.

5. August Meyer August Meyer 1906 Biographical sketch of August Meyer, "President of the United Chemical and Zinc Company" in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1851 and gaining wealth as...

6. 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."

7. Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader 2003

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. Parks and Boulevards Parks and Boulevards May 31, 1905 Several references to the park and boulevard system in discussions of city politics and the "city beautiful" movement. Portraits and descriptions of those prominently involved, including George Kessler,...

11. 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),...