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81. Longview. ..The Remarkable Beginnings of a Modern Western City Longview. ..The Remarkable Beginnings of a Modern Western City 1949 Description of the role of S. Herbert Hare, "the young partner of Hare and Hare," doing "the actual platting and planning of Longview," Washington. Illustrations and descriptions throughout the book also...

82. Loose Park Loose Park 1995 Description of the 74.08-acre park acquired in 1927, between 51st, Wornall, 55th, and Summit Streets, with photos, history, and drawings.

83. Manheim Road Manheim Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Manheim Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Holmes Road to Paseo Boulevard, 0.62 miles long, acquired in 1910-1914.

84. Map of Swope Park Map of Swope Park 1941 Map of Swope Park in 1941 with descriptive information about the zoo, etc.

85. Maple Boulevard Maple Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Maple Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Missouri Street to Independence Avenue, 0.18 miles long, acquired in 1907.

86. Maps of Swope Park Maps of Swope Park //1934-1935 Maps of Swope Park.

87. Marking Missouri History Marking Missouri History 1998 History of Fort Osage in northeastern Jackson County, Missouri, established in 1808 as an Indian trading post and the first permanent Jackson County settlement, with photo of its restored version and illustrations....

88. Marking Missouri History Marking Missouri History 1998 History of the "Ha Ha Tonka State Park" area, including legends about Indians and Daniel Boone from the early 1800s. The mansion built by millionaire Robert M. Snyder in the early 1900s eventually burned...

89. Marsh Estate Marsh Estate 1890 Photo of the "Residence of the Marsh Estate, Dykington Park, Kansas City, Mo."

90. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of George Kessler, planner of "Kansas City's magnificent park and boulevard system, having been engineer of the board since its inception in 1892." Description of his life and career, born...

91. Meyer Boulevard Meyer Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Meyer Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward to Swope Parkway, 2.80 miles long, acquired in 1913.

92. Michael Heim Michael Heim 1925 Photo and bio of Michael Heim, or M. G. Heim, a partner of the Heim Brewery and founder of the Electric Park amusement park in the East Bottoms, born in East Saint Louis, Illinois, in 1865, the son of...

93. Mill Creek Park Mill Creek Park 1995 Description of the 11.31-acre park acquired in 1908, between 43rd Street, J. C. Nichols and Ward Parkways, and Kansas City Railway right-of-way, with photos and history.

94. 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....

95. 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 Portrait and biographical sketches of Richard Parks Bland, or Richard Bland (1835-1899), "a representative from Missouri," moving to Missouri from Kentucky in 1855, then to Utah and Nevada territory, becoming...

96. 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,...

97. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of the "Public Bath in the Grove, 15th Street and Bellefontaine Avenue, Kansas City, Mo., erected 1913-1914, Wight & Wight, Kansas City, architects."

98. Montgall Park Montgall Park 1995 Description of the 6.10-acre park acquired in 1920, between 21st, Walrond, 22nd, and Kansas Avenue, with photos and history.

99. Mulkey Square Mulkey Square 1995 Description of the section of West Terrace Park, at the northwest corner of 13th and Summit Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.

100. Murray Davis Park Murray Davis Park 1995 Description of the 0.09-acre park acquired in 1926, between 40th and Main and a parking area, with photos and history.