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21. 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."

22. 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.

23. 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....

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

25. Chestnut Parkway Chestnut Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Chestnut Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Independence Avenue to the north boundary of Kessler Park, 0.37 miles long, acquired in 1913-1915.

26. 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.

27. 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...

28. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 Story of the initial controversy over bringing parks to the city between "reformers," those in favor of city beautification, and "mossbacks," those against it, in the late 1800s.

29. City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots //1916 Photos and references to planned parks and residential areas, sidewalks, and roads, etc., with regard to conforming to the land.

30. Cliff Drive Cliff Drive 1995 Description with photos and history of Cliff Drive, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gladstone Boulevard to the western edge of Kessler Park, 6.5 miles long, acquired in 1906-1931.

31. 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...

32. 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.

33. Cowtown 1890 Becomes City Beautiful 1962: The Story of Kansas City's Parks Cowtown 1890 Becomes City Beautiful 1962: The Story of Kansas City's Parks 1962 Origins and early history of the parks and urban planning in the city, describing the efforts to beautify and maintain the growing city, starting in 1872 with such men as Milton McGee, William R. Nelson,...

34. 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.

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

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

37. 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.

38. Five Famous Missourians Five Famous Missourians 1900 Photo and section of the book about Richard Parks Bland, or Richard Bland, a statesman and publicist and a long-standing United States Congressman from Missouri, starting out as a California gold miner,...

39. 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.

40. 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.