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61. In the Garden In the Garden June 2007 Article features color photos of blown-glass creations by artist Dale Chihuly in the Missouri Botanical Garden including the "Walla Walla Onions," "Sunset Herons," the "Blue Chandelier,' which consists...

62. Indian Imprints: A Plains Perspective Indian Imprints: A Plains Perspective August//1984 Map and article about the Indian tribes of Kansas and Nebraska and their former ways of life related to buffalo hunting and nomadism, with information on their present meeting places and historic sites,...

63. 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."...

64. Intersections and Pathways Intersections and Pathways June 25, 1905 The pathways and intersections of Kessler's original Parks and Boulevards plan have changed over the years. In this article, the author analyzes which ones still "work" for pedestrians and motorists and...

65. Jazz: Hot and Cool Jazz: Hot and Cool Summer//1976 Description of the jazz scene in Kansas City between 1918 and 1976.

66. Joseph Adair: Jackson County Pioneer Joseph Adair: Jackson County Pioneer Spring//2000 Story about the Jackson County Parks Department's dedication of Adair Park, "a new park to the community in honor of Joseph Adair [1828-1905] on June 24, 1931," the site of a former rock quarry. Biographical...

67. Just to Keep the Record Straight Just to Keep the Record Straight September//1974 Article about the 1850 completion date for the building of Boone's Trading Post with information on Westport pioneers Major John Campbell, Albert Boone, and Captain Joseph Parks, et al.

68. Kansas City Buys Its Parks ahead of Time Kansas City Buys Its Parks ahead of Time September//1955 Article about planning for park and playground sites in anticipation of future surrounding urban development, shown on a map of Kansas City, North.

69. Kansas City Citings. .. Kansas City Citings. .. May//1968 Photos and article about landmarks and other tourist sites in the Kansas City area, including the "Nelson Gallery of Art" and the Plaza and vicinity, various parks, the Shawnee Methodist Mission, the Kansas...

70. Kansas City's Neglected Zoo Kansas City's Neglected Zoo July//1970 Article about the deplorable condition of the city zoo due to a construction strike and lack of funds.

71. Kansas City's Parks and Boulevards Kansas City's Parks and Boulevards May/15/1915 Article about the park and boulevard system, with photos.

72. 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.

73. Kansas Literature and Race Kansas Literature and Race Autumn 2013 An overview of how race has been expressed in literature and poetry by Kansans. The author discusses how issues of segregation, class, poverty, social justice, and integration in Kansas have been portrayed...

74. Kiddie Land Remembered Kiddie Land Remembered September-December 2011 Article about the Red X Kiddie Land in Riverside, an amusement park for kids built in the 1960s by E. H. Young. "In approximately 1970 the equipment was requiring much maintenance and the novelty was wearing...

75. Lamar Hunt's Latest Word Lamar Hunt's Latest Word May//1973 Photos, illustration, and article about the new amusement park known as Worlds of Fun "[l]ocated only seven miles northeast of the downtown area in the rolling hills of Clay County." Owned by Lamar Hunt...

76. Land Surrounding Lone Jack Cemetery to Be Appraised for Park Land Surrounding Lone Jack Cemetery to Be Appraised for Park February//1961 Article about the real estate "land adjoining the old Civil War Soldiers' cemetery at Lone Jack" for designation as a park area.

77. Letters of the Editors Letters of the Editors December 1965 Correction to the previous article about Mary Slover, noting the identity of her lawyer, John Clements.

78. Lee's Summit Wins Highest National Award for Parks & Recreation Lee’s Summit Wins Highest National Award for Parks & Recreation March 2011 Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreations department was chosen to receive the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks & Recreation, given by the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) in partnership...

79. 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...

80. 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.