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61. Indian Mound Indian Mound 1995 Description with photos of the mound at Kessler Park, including its erosion, excavation attempts, and preservation attempts.

62. J. C. Nichols Parkway J. C. Nichols Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of J.C. Nichols Parkway of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.57 miles long, acquired in 1909.

63. 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...

64. Jacob L. Loose Memorial Jacob L. Loose Memorial 1995 Photo and description of the memorial statue.

65. Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert 1900 Photos of Fairmount Park, an amusement park at the turn of the century.

66. Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert 1900 Photo of the lakeside structure at the park.

67. Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert 1900 Photo of the park.

68. Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert 1900 Photo of the park.

69. 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.

70. 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...

71. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Swope, a prominent real estate investor and developer of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming here in 1857 as a realtor, donating the large tract of land southeast of...

72. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 1908 History, photos, map, and overall description of the park system.

73. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of John Merrill (1827-1904), an advocate of "the plan of parks and boulevards." Description of his life and career as a native of Ohio coming to Kansas City in 1868 "as proprietor of a lumberyard...

74. Kansas City: Published by Lonas & Boedtker Kansas City: Published by Lonas & Boedtker //1884? Includes photos of Washington Park.

75. Karnes Boulevard Karnes Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Karnes Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from 31st to 37th Streets, 0.71 miles long, acquired in 1905.

76. Kessler Park Kessler Park 1995 Description of the 302.87-acre park acquired in 1895, between the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Belmont and Gladstone Boulevards, and Paseo Boulevard, including the Colonnade, Cliff Drive, and Indian Mound,...

77. Lamar Hunt's Latest World Lamar Hunt's Latest World May//1973 Summary of the amusements offered by business man Lamar Hunt's new "140-acre" Worlds of Fun amusement park near the Missouri River along Interstate 435, with photos.

78. Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Gardens Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Gardens 1995 Description of the garden in the northwest corner of Loose Park established in the 1930s, with photos, drawing, and history.

79. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial 1995 Description and history of the memorial with photos.

80. Linwood Boulevard Linwood Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Linwood Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Van Brunt Boulevard, 3.43 miles long, acquired in 1899-1925.