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101. Pacesetters: "I Was a Sharecropper" Pacesetters: "I Was a Sharecropper" February//1975 Article about Luther White, a former sharecropper in Louisiana becoming the successful owner of D & H Tire Service in Kansas City, Kansas.

102. Pacesetters: "You Don't Deal with Can'ts" Pacesetters: "You Don't Deal with Can'ts" August//1974 Photo and biographical article about Vivian Pleas White, or Vivian White, "one of a handful of female publishers in the country" with "'Unique,' Kansas City's journal of black society."

103. 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...

104. 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...

105. Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Mo. Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Mo. November//1910 General description of the system of interconnected parks in the city, including how they grew with the city and beautified it, with many photos, especially of Paseo Boulevard.

106. Park Departments: "Park and Plan Week" Arouses Much Interest Park Departments: "Park and Plan Week" Arouses Much Interest October//1922 Four-day celebration concerning "the thirtieth anniversary of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City," promoting the "Park Board's program for future development" to create new and protect existing...

107. Parks as a Commercial Asset Parks as a Commercial Asset December/10/1910 View of the system as a means of not only creating natural beauty within the city but also of increasing property values.

108. Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Spring//2001 This article gives an overview of the history of the development of the park and boulevard system in Kansas City starting in the late nineteenth century, including the people who made it happen. Illustrations...

109. Plans for Historic Shrine at Lone Jack Get Underway Plans for Historic Shrine at Lone Jack Get Underway November//1960 Notice about plans to "make a historic shrine out of the old Civil War soldier's cemetery at Lone Jack" by the Jackson County Park Department.

110. Please Walk On The Grass Please Walk On The Grass June//1967 Article reviewing local parks including Loose Park and Swope Park.

111. Poetic Parkway: St. Joseph's Scenic Boulevard Offers 26 Miles of Walking, Biking and Driving Pleasure Poetic Parkway: St. Joseph's Scenic Boulevard Offers 26 Miles of Walking, Biking and Driving Pleasure Fall//1998 Article about the development of the Saint Joseph Parkway System in Saint Joseph, Missouri, starting in 1912 with planners and landscapers George E. Kessler, Charles Mulford Robinson, and George Burnap,...

112. Rebirth of a Park Rebirth of a Park October 1972 Photos and article about the rejuvenation of Columbus Park, "a city-owned neighborhood park" in Northeast Kansas City "[o]riginally developed in 1908" but falling into disuse due to construction of bordering...

113. Recreation Advances in Kansas City Recreation Advances in Kansas City October//1941 Report on improvements to public recreation facilities "vested in the Division of Recreation of the Welfare Department, but close cooperation is given by the Park Department and the Board of Education,"...

114. Recreation Program Includes Community Centers in 12 Areas Recreation Program Includes Community Centers in 12 Areas July//1941 Article about the opening of 50 new playgrounds in public parks in Kansas City, including "(1) central areas for use by the whole city; (2) community centers in each of 12 districts; and (3) a playground...

115. Renner (23PL1) Type Site for Kansas City Hopewell, Modern History and Recent Politics Renner (23PL1) Type Site for Kansas City Hopewell, Modern History and Recent Politics October-December 2009 Article discusses the history and current condition of the Renner Site located within the Renner-Brenner Park, close to the heart of the City of Riverside, Missouri. The site, placed on the National Register...

116. Resources to Explore: Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site Resources to Explore: Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site Summer//2001 Photos, map, and article about the Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site "located in northeastern Clay County [Missouri] approximately 30 miles north of Kansas City near the communities...

117. Return to Kansas City Return to Kansas City June 1, 1967 Autobiographical article by former Kansas City author Edward Dahlberg about his experiences of Kansas City as a child in the 1900s (circa 1905-1908) and later in the late 1960s. Description of changes...

118. Returning Gillham Road to All Its Historical Glory Returning Gillham Road to All Its Historical Glory November 2004 Article describes the efforts of Dona Boley and several neighborhood groups to envision the future of Gillham Road. The Gillham Road Improvement Project (GRIP) intends to restore Gillham Road, from Armour...

119. 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,...

120. River Revival: Float Through Life. Paddle Through History. Explore the Missouri River Trail. River Revival: Float Through Life. Paddle Through History. Explore the Missouri River Trail. June 2007 Extensive article about the Missouri River promoting its use as a "river trail" with canoe or kayak. Although the river was dangerous in the early days of settlement (nearly 300 vessles met with disaster...