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1. Wilbur H. Dunn Park Wilbur H. Dunn Park 1995 Description of the 9.23-acre park acquired in 1937, between Meyer and Paseo Boulevards on two sides, and 68th Street, with photos, drawing, and history.

2. 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 Several references and discussions about the park system.

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. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the northernmost section of the 30.56-acre West Terrace Park, acquired in 1900, between 8th, Jefferson, and Hereford Drive, and the West Bluffs, with photos and history.

5. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the 30.56-acre park acquired in 1900, along the West Bluffs, from 6th to 7th Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.

6. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the southernmost section of West Terrace Park, between Jarboe, 17th, and West Pennway Streets and a playground, with photos, history, and drawings.

7. West Prospect Place Triangle West Prospect Place Triangle April 3, 1905 West Prospect Place: Located at 16th Street and West Prospect Place. Cost of construction--$243.95. Maintenance--261.42; 505.37. This little triangle was the original park property of Kansas City. Area,...

8. West Pennway Avenue West Pennway Avenue 1995 Description with photos and history of West Pennway Avenue, part of the park and boulevard system, from Beardsley Road to 26th Street, 1.15 miles long, acquired in 1908-1913.

9. Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty 1950 Description of the system in general and how it developed.

10. Waterway Park Waterway Park circa 1911 Illustrated map of Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas, and description of its designers, Kansas City landscape architects Hare & Hare, individually known as Sid Hare and his son Herbert Hare, with offices...

11. Washington Square Park Washington Square Park 1995 Description of the 4.74-acre park acquired in 1921, between the Kansas City Terminal Railway and Grand, Pershing, and Main Streets, with photos, drawing, and history, having largely "lost its significance"...

12. Washington Park Washington Park 1890, ca. Photos of "Washington Park views."

13. Warwick Boulevard Warwick Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history ofWarwick Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Linwood to Brush Creek Boulevards, 1.80 miles long, acquired in 1919.

14. Ward Parkway Ward Parkway 1995 This illustrated book describes the history of the park and boulevard system, from Baltimore Avenue to 77th Street, 5.89 miles long, acquired in 1911-1920.

15. Walt Disney's Missouri Walt Disney's Missouri 2002 Postcard images and text describing Kansas City's Electric Park at 46th and Paseo. The influence of the amusement park on Walt Disney and Disneyland is discussed.

16. Walt Disney and TWA Walt Disney and TWA 2002 Excerpt describes the history of the "TWA Moonliner," a 40-foot tall model of a rocketship bearing the TWA logo. The rocket was created as a part of the "Rocket to the Moon" attraction at Disneyland, and...

17. View of Kansas City, Missouri View of Kansas City, Missouri 1905 Photo of "Heim's Electric Park."

18. Van Brunt Park Van Brunt Park 1995 Description of the park acquired in 1911, between Van Brunt Boulevard, Van Brunt Drive, Hardesty Avenue and 17th Street, with photos and history.

19. Van Brunt Boulevard Van Brunt Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Van Brunt Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gladstone Boulevard to 31st Street, 3.25 miles long, acquired in 1912-1914.

20. Valentine Road Valentine Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Valentine Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway Boulevard to Genesee Street, 0.91 miles long, acquired in 1906-1907.