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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

141. Swope Park Swope Park 1995 Description of the 1,763-acre park acquired in 1896, between 63rd and 77th Streets, Swope Parkway, and the Kansas City Southern Railroad tracks, with photos, drawings, and history as "the second-largest...

142. Swope Park Swope Park May 15, 1905 Description with photos of the park and its unique features.

143. Swope Parkway Swope Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Swope Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Paseo Boulevard to 67th Street, 3.63 miles long, acquired in 1904-1909.

144. The Battle of Westport The Battle of Westport 1906 Location of Loose Park, originally the grounds of the country club, shown on the map.

145. 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.

146. The Biography of a Neighborhood The Biography of a Neighborhood April//1995 Drawing and description of the home of Joseph Parks. His "substantial brick house" is believed to have been built in 1845 at what is now Shawnee Mission Parkway and State Line Road.

147. The Colonnade The Colonnade 1995 Significant architecturally as Beaux Arts style representative structure at Kessler Park located with the Missouri Pacific Railroad at the north, Belmont Boulevard on the east, Gladstone Boulevard and...

148. The Grove Park The Grove Park 1995 Description of the 11.33-acre park acquired in 1898, between Truman Road, Benton Boulevard, Benton Plaza, and Chestnut Street, with photos, drawing, and history.

149. The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir //1920 Includes map of Greater Kansas City and numerous photos of parks and boulevards.

150. The Provisional Government of Nebraska Territory and the Journals of William Walker The Provisional Government of Nebraska Territory and the Journals of William Walker 1899 One paragraph about the death in 1859 of Captain Joseph Parks, chief of the Shawnee Indians, questioning his ethnic origins.

151. Troost Park Troost Park 1995 Description of the 8.75-acre park, between 27th, Vine, 31st, and Tracy Avenue, with photos and history.

152. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 Photo of the park.

153. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 Photo of the park.

154. Twenty-ninth Annual Report of the Board of Park Commissioners Twenty-ninth Annual Report of the Board of Park Commissioners 1922 Photos of "Cliff Drive in North Terrace Park in 1893 and 1922."

155. 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.

156. 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.

157. 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.

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

159. 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...

160. 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.