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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Charlotte R White
Chariot Races Entertained the Crowds at the Fairgrounds
Drawing of a race at the fair with article about the brawling and drinking associated with the fair at 38th and Penn Streets to Roanoke and Valentine Streets in old Westport.
Discovering the Past
Mention of Roanoke Park as the site of the Kansas City Inter-State Fairgrounds.
Follow the Red Brick Roads
September 20, 2006
Article describes surviving examples of brick streets in Kansas City. The longest, a 1,750 foot stretch between Karnes Boulevard and Valentine Road, is a historic landmark.
Car traveling along unidentified portion of Karnes.
Roanoke Park near the intersection of Karnes and Valentine Road.
Postcard of Park Drive
Park Manor Historic District
July 15, 2005
National Register nomination for apartment buildings at 910 and 920 Ward Parkway and 4826 Roanoke Parkway describes buildings and area "two blocks west of the Country Club Plaza."
Description of the 36.25-acre park acquired in 1901-1923, between 35th, Summit, Valentine, and Wyoming Streets, with photos and history.
Description of the topography and history of Roanoke Park. The 36-acre park is significant "for its landscape design and associations with community planning in Kansas City."
News of the renovation of the facilities of Roanoke Park, mentioned as "once the site of the Kansas City Inter-State Fairgrounds and. ..the Fairyland of the 1880's [sic]."
Photos of Roanoke Park at Roanoke and Valentine Roads since the 1910s, formerly the site of the city fairgrounds (Kansas City Interstate Fair, etc.).
Roanoke Park, Cozy Nook
Postcard of Cozy Nook in Roanoke Park
Roanoke Park, Roanoke Roadway
Postcard of Roanoke Roadway in Roanoke Park
Description with photos and history of Roanoke Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.97 miles long, acquired in 1917.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page f001
Map of Roanoke residential district of Kansas City, developed by the Roanoke Investment Company from 1900 to 1920, showing buildings, streets, Roanoke Park, and Norman School. Attached to back of front...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p078
South central part of early Kansas City in the West Side area from Turkey Creek south to W. 31st Street and from the state line east to just east of Genesse Street, showing buildings, streets, and Turkey...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1950, Page p451
A portion of Kansas City from W. 31st Street south to W. 32nd Street Terrace and from Bell Street east to Wyoming Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1950, Page p452
A portion of Kansas City from W. 35th Street Terrace south to W. 37th Street and from State Line east to Wyoming, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1950, Page p492
A portion of Kansas City from Roanoke Road south to W. 39th Street and from Wyoming Avenue east to Valentine Road, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1950, Page p494
A portion of Kansas City from W. 39th Street south to W. 41st Street and from Holly Street east to Waddell Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...
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