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1. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920

2. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920

3. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938

4. 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.

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

6. 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...

7. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of Clarence Parks, president of the Commonwealth Loan and Trust Company in Kansas City, born in Massachusetts in 1867 and coming here about 1886.

8. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of John Thompson, "superintendent of maintenance of the parks and playgrounds of Kansas City." Born in Kansas City in 1890 and becoming a lawyer and clerk of the circuit court here....

9. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Sidney Herbert Hare, or Herbert Hare, landscape architect and city planner with offices at 114 West 10th Street, born in Kansas City in 1888 as the son of fellow architect and sometimes...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Wilbur Dunn, "superintendent of the parks of Kansas City." He was born in Baldwin, Kansas, in 1864 and came to Kansas City in 1884 as a civil engineer, becoming connected with "the...

11. Colorado: Its Resources, Parks, and Prospects as a New Field for Emigration Colorado: Its Resources, Parks, and Prospects as a New Field for Emigration //1869 Biographical sketches of and description of the San Luis Park in Colorado by William Gilpin, co-organizer and first territorial governor of Colorado and former resident of Independence, responsible for...

12. 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.

13. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Book containing photos of Saint Louis and Saint Joseph, Missouri, universities, theaters, synagogues and churches, schools, residences, streets, restaurants, parks, hotels, hospitals, convents, clubs,...

14. Jac T Bowen: Kansas City Artist Jac T Bowen: Kansas City Artist 2010 Book describing the career and works of local artist Jac T Bowen, an accomplished painter, muralist, and sculptor. Bowen was a a student and teacher at the Kansas City Art Institute, and a pupil of Thomas...

15. Souvenir History-Program of Kansas City, Missouri Souvenir History-Program of Kansas City, Missouri 1929 Booklet with photos, a poem ("Our Own Northeast" by Clara Viginia Townsend, principal of the James School), and other historical information about the Northeast neighborhood, including prominent people,...

16. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920 Brief description and photo of the park.

17. The Biography of a Neighborhood The Biography of a Neighborhood April//1995 Brief item describing the life of Joseph Parks. Parks came to own 1290 acres of land straddling Wyandotte and Johnson Counties as a result of the Treaty of 1854 with the Shawnee Indians.

18. Parkways and Land Values Parkways and Land Values 1937 Chapter of the book devoted to the parkways of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City, with photos, descriptions, and maps.

19. Passage of Discovery: The American Rivers Guide to the Missouri River of Lewis and Clark Passage of Discovery: The American Rivers Guide to the Missouri River of Lewis and Clark 1999 Chapter of the book on aspects of city planning of Kansas City in relation to its two major rivers, the Missouri and Kansas. Excerpts of descriptions of the area in the time of the Lewis and Clark expedition...

20. Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Washington Parks: 1892-1936 2012 Compiled history of Kansas City's amusement parks from 1892-1936.