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121. Roanoke Park Roanoke Park June//1976 News of the renovation of the facilities of Roanoke Park, mentioned as "once the site of the Kansas City Inter-State Fairgrounds and. ..the Fairyland of the 1880's [sic]."

122. Schumacher Park Dedication Schumacher Park Dedication August/16/2000 Notice about the dedication of the two-acre Schumacher Park at 6601 East 93rd Street, "[j]ust east of Hillcrest Road and the Bannister Mall Complex," donated by the Lou Schumacher family and containing...

123. Sculptor Cyrus E. Dallin, Who Knew the Horse and Knew the Indian Sculptor Cyrus E. Dallin, Who Knew the Horse and Knew the Indian November//1969 Photo and article about the Scout statue in Penn Valley Park and its sculptor, Cyrus Dallin (1861-1944), a native of Utah growing up with Indians and starting in sculpture in 1880, best known for his "larger-than-life...

124. Sculpture Takes to the Highways Sculpture Takes to the Highways August//1975 Photos and article about the placement of "various objects this boulevard and parkway system [of Kansas City], such as decorative fountains, monuments to persons connected with the development of the park...

125. Sculptures Installed in New Skate Park Sculptures Installed in New Skate Park December 2004/January 2005 A new park for skateboarders and inline skaters features bronze sculptures by Hugh Merrill. Granada Park is at 51st and Granada in Roeland Park.

126. Segregation Overruled Segregation Overruled September-October 1993 Photos and article about the preservation by the National Park Service of "the site that was central to the Supreme Court's landmark decision in 'Brown v. the Board of Education'" (named for black student...

127. Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? October/3/1925 Suggestions for park improvements in the context of their role in the appearance of the city to both residents and first-time visitors.

128. Spotlight on Fun Spotlight on Fun June//1973 Article spotlighting the new Worlds of Fun theme park and its attractions, including roller coasters and other rides and shows.

129. State Camping Services: Missouri Takes Care of Her Young Citizens State Camping Services: Missouri Takes Care of Her Young Citizens March//1961 Article about the camping facilities and organizations furnished by the Missouri State Park Board for underprivileged children (Boy and Girl Scouts, etc.) and other groups at state parks, mentioning several...

130. State Camping Services: Missouri Takes Care of Her Young Citizens State Camping Services: Missouri Takes Care of Her Young Citizens March//1961 Photos and article about "Missouri's camping season" for underprivileged children at state parks, with campers being composed of "the Boy and Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, schools, 4-H Clubs, FFA, church...

131. Table and Contents: Keeping Up with Tradition Table and Contents: Keeping Up with Tradition June 1978 Photo and biographical article about Virginia McDonald (?~1969), "a grand old lady buried in a country cemetery in Gallatin, Mo.," spending "most of her life laboring to turn her tearoom into a dining...

132. The Firm of Hare & Hare and the Art of Landscape Architecture The Firm of Hare & Hare and the Art of Landscape Architecture Winter-Spring//2001 Photos, maps, illustrations, and article about the Kansas City landscape architecture and city planning firm of Hare & Hare made up of Sid Hare (1860-1938) and his son J. Herbert Hare (1888-1960). Designers...

133. The Friends of Roanoke Park The Friends of Roanoke Park July//1981 Article about the restoration of a park by cooperation between the city government and area residents, in this case Sue McCord-Belzer.

134. The Good Buy, Good Time Place The Good Buy, Good Time Place September-October//1978 Fresh fruits and vegetables, etc., on sale at the City Market.

135. The Greatest of Expositions The Greatest of Expositions May-August 1979 Description of the mostly demolished temporary amusement park structures of the 1904 World's Fair at Saint Louis, including Festival Hall, the original Ferris Wheel, the Missouri Building, the Floral Clock,...

136. The Hard Kind of Courage The Hard Kind of Courage Autumn 2013 A discussion on the creative works of Langston Hughes, Gordon Parks, and Frank Marshall Davis. All three grew up in Kansas and “emerged to represent arguably the best aesthetic production of this state.”...

137. The Hole Story The Hole Story Fall//1991 History of Silver Dollar City, an amusement park designed in the 1950s as "a replica of an old fashioned, Ozark town atop" a cave, and opened in 1960. Description and photos of its attractions, including...

138. The Journey Back to Winwood Beach The Journey Back to Winwood Beach July/August/September 2000 History of the development of the Winnwood Beach mural now hanging in the Clay County Courthouse Annex Building and the accompanying display case of photos and mementos. The mural was painted by Phil Stake...

139. The New Old The New Old March 2012 In addition to describing the "modern" homes built around mid-20th-century in the Kansas City area, pictures feature a home designed by Marcel Breuer in 1954; the octagonal shaped Bruce Goff home on Cherry...

140. The Northeast Incident The Northeast Incident September//1980 Article about ethnic juvenile gangs competing over territory around Garrison and Columbus Parks in the Northeast Residential District.