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1. Fairmount Park Fairmount Park 1896//April Several photos of the park.

2. The Shawnee Indians: Their Customs, Traditions, and Folk-Lore [and] Captain Joseph Parks, Shawnee Indian The Shawnee Indians: Their Customs, Traditions, and Folk-Lore [and] Captain Joseph Parks, Shawnee Indian Chief 1908 Photos and articles about the traditions of the Shawnee Indians and their leaders such as Chief Charles Bluejacket and Captain Joseph Parks of Kansas.

3. Kansas City: Reprinted from Ford Times Magazine Kansas City: Reprinted from Ford Times Magazine 1963, ca. Geography in a tourist context of Kansas City, with its hills, location in Missouri, not Kansas, rivers, and parks and boulevards.

4. Riparian Reverie Riparian Reverie 2002 October Article describing the current state of Kansas City's riverfront. While the author finds the river full of potential as an attraction, he laments some of its current negative aspects, such as transients,...

5. Evidence Unearthed: Digging into Scott Joplin's St. Louis Evidence Unearthed: Digging into Scott Joplin's St. Louis 2009 Scott Joplin moved to St. Louis in 1901 from Sedalia, Missouri. The house where he lived, recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1976, was donated to the Missouri Division of State Parks (under...

6. Beginning of the Park and Boulevard Movement in Frontier Kansas City, 1872-1882 Beginning of the Park and Boulevard Movement in Frontier Kansas City, 1872-1882 April 1962 Article tracing the origins of the Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, starting with early parks and their justifications, before the idea of connecting them into a city-wide system.

7. Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant April 1974 Section of an article about Rabbi Herbert Berger, a Jewish rabbi from New York moving to Kansas City in about 1965 to the Congregation Beth Israel Abraham. It describes his part in the area Jewish community...

8. Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant April 1974 Photo and second section of an article about Reverend Robert Meneilly, minister of the "Village United Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village," Kansas. Description of his career, moving to Kansas from...

9. Geographic Spotlight: The Quiet Boom Geographic Spotlight: The Quiet Boom April 2000 Photos and article about the growth of Platte County, Missouri, featuring "Weston's historical district, Kansas City International Airport's contributions to the country's economy, the new Harley-Davidson...

10. Main Street USA: Marceline Inspired Walt Disney's Imagination Main Street USA: Marceline Inspired Walt Disney's Imagination April 2007 Photos and description of Marceline, Missouri, where Walt Disney spent his childhood. Marceline was the blueprint for Disney's Main Street at Disneyland.

11. Art in the Loop and Oppenstein Park Art in the Loop and Oppenstein Park April 2007 The commission for the Art in the Loop project in Oppenstein Park has been awarded to Laura DeAngelis.

12. City and Skyways Connected City and Skyways Connected April 2008 Article describes the renovation of Oppenstein Brothers Memorial Park at 12th and Walnut. Artist Laura DeAngelis incorporated themes from the natural world and "the mathematical order of the movements...

13. Innovative New Park For the City of Independence Innovative New Park For the City of Independence April 2008 Article highlights the opening of the Independence Athletic complex. "The opening is historical for two reasons: it is the largest park ever built by Independence and it was built in a most unusual place."...

14. Look at Us Now! Look at Us Now! April 2009 Article abou Blue Springs, Missouri, public art. The Blue Springs Public Art commission was created September 2000 "by city ordinance to acquire, maintain, and display works of art that would contribute...

15. World Famous Kansas City Park System: A Great Accomplishment World Famous Kansas City Park System: A Great Accomplishment April//1925 History and description of the park and boulevard system, explaining its benefits to the city, with photos.

16. Endangered Species? Not the Tamburitza! Endangered Species? Not the Tamburitza! April//1978 Article about the Strawberry Hill neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas, and its Eastern European community, including Croatians, Bulgarians, and Slovenians, centered around ethnic music, including the tamburitza,...

17. Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I April//1981 Comprehensive article exploring the urban cultural aspect of popular entertainment in Kansas City, rather than the more commonly studied aspect of high culture entertainment. Description and photos of...

18. Appreciation of Swope Park Appreciation of Swope Park April/23/1918 Explanation of a proposal by the Chamber of Commerce to "give expression" of thanks "in a more substantial way than merely through resolution of thanks."

19. In the Fun City. ..Where No One Lives In the Fun City. ..Where No One Lives August 1972 Article about the landscape and building architecture going into the design of the new Worlds of Fun theme park, which "must be appealing."

20. Guess Who's Running the Parks? A Familiar Name Takes an Old Job but with a New Twist Guess Who's Running the Parks? A Familiar Name Takes an Old Job but with a New Twist August 1979 Photo and biographical article about L. P. Cookingham, the formerly prominent city manager of Kansas City from 1940 to 1959, appointed as the new president of the Kansas City Park Board by Mayor Berkley....