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141. The Park System of Kansas City, Mo. The Park System of Kansas City, Mo. December//1916 Article strewn with photos and maps of views and different spots in the park system.

142. The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System Spring//2001 Photos and article about the planning and planting of the Kansas City park and boulevard system, with origins in 1872 and official start in 1892 and promotion and design by George Kessler (landscape architect),...

143. The Scream Machines The Scream Machines June//1980 Article about the new Orient Express roller coaster at Worlds of Fun amusement park, comparing it to other amusement park roller coasters of the past.

144. 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.

145. Treading Lightly Treading Lightly February/March 2010 Description of two new parks in Johnson County, Kansas, being planned by Bowman Bowman Novick. The Rieke Lake Site, located in De Soto, Kansas, will have three phases and includes a 28-acre lake with a...

146. Volker Park: Paradise Lost Volker Park: Paradise Lost September//1970 Article about the hippies and potential criminal element in and around the park, and the effects on the Plaza district.

147. Wilderness Area to Become Recreation Spot Wilderness Area to Become Recreation Spot November//1955 Article about "the creation of a huge wilderness park 10 miles east of Kansas City in the direct line of the city's growth." Made up of 3,200 acres along "the Little Blue River valley with its limestone...

148. 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.

149. Worlds of Fun Debut! Worlds of Fun Debut! May 1973 Illustrations and article about the opening of the Worlds of Fun amusement park in eastern Kansas City, comparing it to earlier amusement parks in the area.