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1. 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.

2. A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond Jubilee: 1892-1967 1967 Listing of the various parks in the city in 1967 with photos, history, and descriptions.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of Kansas City's park and boulevard system, depicting Admiral Boulevard, Grand Avenue, Independence Avenue, Woodland Avenue, Cliff Drive, and Gladstone Boulevard.

6. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Map, description, and area (for each park) and distance (for boulevards) charts about the Kansas City park and boulevard system with an inset of Swope Park.

7. Armour Boulevard Armour Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Armour Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Paseo Boulevards, 1.25 miles long, acquired in 1899.

8. 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.

9. 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...

10. 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.

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. August Meyer August Meyer 1938 References to and descriptions of August Meyer (1851-1905), or A. R. Meyer, as "capitalist and leader in matters of public improvements" and as one of the three most important developers of Kansas City's...

14. 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.

15. Benjamin Holmes Benjamin Holmes 1968 Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin Holmes (1846-1914), mayor of Kansas City in 1890 and a native of Independence, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in the early 1870s as a livestock dealer with...

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.