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William M Howell (1)
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1. A Sculptor Builds a Playground A Sculptor Builds a Playground October//1962 Photos and article about "the new playground park at 27th and Madison" Streets in Kansas City, designed by local sculptor Dale Eldred in 1962 (interviewed by fellow sculptor Richard Hollander) after resignation...

2. Go Fly a Kite Go Fly a Kite August-September//1973 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Frank Vaydik (pictured), "Superintendent of the Park Department" since 1964, succeeding J. V. Lewis after speaking on the prevention of Dutch elm disease...

3. How to Get Special Assessment Improvements in Kansas City, Mo. How to Get Special Assessment Improvements in Kansas City, Mo. January//1955 Offer for special assessment improvements to citizens on "street pavements, sewers, sidewalks, and neighborhood parks and playgrounds."

4. Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I April//1981 Comprehensive article exploring the urban cultural aspect of popular entertainment in Kansas City, rather than the more commonly studied aspect of high culture entertainment. Description and photos of...

5. 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,"...

6. 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...

7. Suburban Subdivisions with Community Features: Suggestions for Realtors and Community Organizations, Suburban Subdivisions with Community Features: Suggestions for Realtors and Community Organizations, as Exemplified in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Mo. October 1924 Photos and article by J. C. Nichols about the Country Club District, developed by him in Kansas City, as a paradigm for planning suburban residential districts in other American cities, showing and describing...

8. Welfare Is Swell Fare for Kansas Citians!. ..And for the People! Welfare Is Swell Fare for Kansas Citians!. ..And for the People! August//1948 Illustration and article about the history of the Kansas City Welfare Department, established in 1906 as the Board of Public Welfare, the "oldest, and the only one of its kind in this country." Description...