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1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. Budd Park Budd Park 1995 Description of the 26.39-acre park acquired in 1891, between Saint John, Hardesty, and Brighton Avenue, and Budd Park Esplanade, with photos and history.

8. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. 1902 Photo of "Heim's Theatre, Electric Park."

9. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. 1902 Photo of the "interior of Heim's Theatre, Electric Park."

10. Captain Joseph Parks Captain Joseph Parks January 29, 1905 Mention of Captain Joseph Parks as "a Shawnee Indian chief" in Kansas Territory and father-in-law of the author's companion Donaldson.

11. Central Park Central Park 1995 Description of the formerly 8.01-acre park acquired in 1931, between 31st, Monroe, Linwood, and Indiana Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history, having lost much of its original "integrity" as a park....

12. Chelsea Park Chelsea Park 1890 Assorted photos of Chelsea Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

13. Christo: Wrapped Walk Ways, Loose Park, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977-78 Christo: Wrapped Walk Ways, Loose Park, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977-78 //1978 Book about the project by artist Christo of "wrapping" the sidewalks of Loose Park with fabric as an aesthetic device.

14. Columbus Square Columbus Square 1995 Description of the 4.01-acre park acquired in 1909, between Charlotte, Missouri, Pacific, and Holmes Streets, with photos, history and drawing.

15. Dr. Johnston Lykins Square Dr. Johnston Lykins Square 1995 Description of the 4.95-acre park acquired in 1913, between 7th, Jackson, 8th, and Myrtle Streets, with photos and history.

16. Electric Park Electric Park 1902 Picture of the entrance of Heim Electric Park, East Bottoms.

17. Electric Park Electric Park 1917 Full page advertisement for Electric Park. Various musical and comedic entertainments are listed.

18. Everybody Has Fun in Kansas City Everybody Has Fun in Kansas City 1950 Article about the recreational offerings by "the Recreational Division of the Kansas City Welfare Department--the oldest in the U. S.," including park activities for children, dances, ballgames, etc.

19. Garrison Square Garrison Square 1995 Description of the 3.04-acre park acquire in 1909, between 4th, Forest, 5th, and Troost Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history.

20. Geography of Missouri: A Story of the People and the Regions of the "Show Me" State Geography of Missouri: A Story of the People and the Regions of the "Show Me" State 1954 Map of Missouri's major rivers and state park sites, with labels, including the Missouri River.