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1. Amusement Parks Amusement Parks A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks

2. Swope Park, Zoo and Animal House Swope Park, Zoo and Animal House Set of 2 postcards of Swope Park's Zoo and Animal House

3. Yellowstone Park, Old Faithful Inn Yellowstone Park, Old Faithful Inn 2 postcards from Yellowstone Park

4. Electric Park: Kansas City's Coney Island 1900-1925 Electric Park: Kansas City's Coney Island 1900-1925 1997 A 45-page paper on the history of Electric Park with the information arranged chronologically. Chapter 9, "Souvenirs," contains a listing of known postcards of Electric Park. Includes copies of maps and...

5. Heathwood Park Heathwood Park July 25, 2007 Brief article and early postcard image of Heathwood Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The park is located at 10th & L Road and was developed in the early 1900s as part of the Parkwood residential district.

6. Old Reservoir New Park Site Old Reservoir New Park Site March 14, 2012 Postcard image and short article about Observation Park. Located at 20th Street and Jarboe, the 4.4 acre park originally contained a reservoir that provided water to the industrial West Bottoms district....

7. Fire Destroys Once Grand Fairmount Park Fire Destroys Once Grand Fairmount Park March 23, 2011 Postcard image and short historical article about the old Fairmount Park, located in what is now Sugar Creek, Missouri. The 50-acre recreational area was developed by railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell to...

8. West Terrace One of Kessler's First Works West Terrace One of Kessler's First Works March 25, 2009 Short article and two postcard images of West Terrace Park. Overlooking the West Bottoms district, the 30-acre park was designed by landscape architect George Kessler and completed in 1907. It was also...

9. The Spring Valley Park that Once Was The Spring Valley Park that Once Was March 27, 2013 Postcard image of and short article about the Spring Valley Park, located between 28th St., and Woodland Ave., and 29th St., and Brooklyn Ave. With several natural springs and a lake, the area was a popular...