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21. Before Bleeding Kansas: Christian Missionaries, Slavery, and the Shawnee Indians in Pre-Territorial Before Bleeding Kansas: Christian Missionaries, Slavery, and the Shawnee Indians in Pre-Territorial Kansas, 1844-1854 Spring//2001 Photos, illustrations, and comprehensive article about the early history of pre-territorial Kansas from 1844 to 1854. Discussion on several topics such as Christian Indian missions and missionaries, the...

22. Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Spring 2006 The early Kansas City area parks featured in this article include: (1) Washington Park which was located in Independence, Missouri, and opened on July 4, 1887; (2) Fairmount Park which was located in the...

23. 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.

24. Business: Corporate 'Magic Corridor' Bridges the State Line Business: Corporate 'Magic Corridor' Bridges the State Line July//1981 Examination of the boom in development in south Kansas City, including a new office park at I-435 and Holmes Street.

25. By Any Name the King By Any Name the King July-August 1976 Review of some of the finest steakhouses in the city, such as the Hereford House and Golden Ox, with a brief history of steak and the meat packing industry in Kansas City.

26. Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians June//1969 Description of the building at 500 Westport Road, said to be the oldest in Jackson County, Missouri, bought by Shawnee Indian Captain Joseph Parks from John Calvin McCoy in 1836.

27. Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians [and] The Shawnee Treaty of 1832 Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians [and] The Shawnee Treaty of 1832 June//1969 Photo and articles about Captain Joseph Parks (1794-1859) and the Shawnee Indian treaty of 1832. Description of Parks as a native of (probably) Michigan moving from Ohio with other Shawnee Indians to Kansas...

28. Carver's Legacy Carver's Legacy August 2009 Pictures and article about the George Washington Carver National Monument just south of Joplin, Missouri, and its new makeover. It features a "replica classroom based on young George's Neosho school experience"...

29. Cave Spring Historic Campground Cave Spring Historic Campground June//1978 Report on the efforts of the Cave Spring Park Association to restore and preserve the park from shopping center development.

30. Cave Spring Park Cave Spring Park July-Winter//1978-1994 Newsletter about Cave Spring Park in Jackson County, Missouri, changing its name from "Cave Spring Journal" in Spring 1990 to "Cave Spring Trailblazer."

31. Cinema and the Kansas/Plains Past Cinema and the Kansas/Plains Past Summer 2007 Article is a survey of recent and past films that detail Kansas and Great Plains history in some way. "This year's selection of films vary in subject matter from those about territorial Kansas and Westerns...

32. 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...

33. Data on Parks and Boulevards of the 50 Largest Cities Data on Parks and Boulevards of the 50 Largest Cities June/29/1926 Table showing statistics about parks and boulevards for the 50 largest American cities, with Kansas City having the most miles of boulevards at 90, followed by Chicago at 84.3.

34. Discovering the Past Discovering the Past May//1976 Mention of Roanoke Park as the site of the Kansas City Inter-State Fairgrounds.

35. 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,...

36. Eva Barnhardt [sic] Gray Reminisces: Before Penn Valley Was a Park It Meant Homes and Businesses Eva Barnhardt [sic] Gray Reminisces: Before Penn Valley Was a Park It Meant Homes and Businesses Summer//1980 Reminiscences about early businesses and homes, including that of the interviewee's father, J. C. Burkhardt, a grocer.

37. Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System December//1952 Article about the "updating" of the park system's facilities and roads, with new pavement, additional parking, new buildings, etc.

38. 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...

39. Exploring the Past at Van Meter State Park Exploring the Past at Van Meter State Park August//1961 Article about "the University of Missouri's unique archeological research and interpretive center, established in Van Meter park in 1959," "near Miami, Missouri," and its extensive Missouri Indian and...

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