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1. 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood September/14/1977 Photo of cars floating toward the Plaza tennis courts and description of damages, power outages, etc.

2. A New Court Date Downtown A New Court Date Downtown July 6, 2006 The Explorers' 2006 World Team-Tennis season will be played on a 66-by-128- foot slab of asphalt on the deck of Barney Allis Plaza. It will be surrounded by bleachers and vendor areas. The team's first...

3. Allen Poteet Allen Poteet February/2/1972 Obituary for Allen Poteet, one of the founders in 1916 of the Rockhill Tennis Club, dying at the age of 87 in 1972.

4. Chiefs' Founder, AFL Pioneer Dies Chiefs' Founder, AFL Pioneer Dies December 14, 2006 Lamar Hunt, founder of the Kansas City Chiefs, died December 13, 2006. "Hunt's decision to relocate the Dallas Texans of the fledgling and struggling American Football League and rename them the Kansas...

5. Deaths: Robert E. Ballinger Deaths: Robert E. Ballinger December/6/1971 Photo and obituary for Robert Ballinger, "vice-president of the Thompson-Hayward Chemical Company," a chemical engineer from the Kansas City area, and "past president of the Rockhill Tennis Club."

6. Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum May 8, 2008 There is tension between the Rockhill neighborhood and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art concerning the fate of the Rockhill Tennis Club. The museum trustees own the tennis club at 46th Street and Rockhill...

7. He's a New Bill Tilden: Ellsworth Vines, Who Plays Here, Has All the Strokes He's a New Bill Tilden: Ellsworth Vines, Who Plays Here, Has All the Strokes May/6/1932 Article about the "coming of the United States Davis Cup tennis team to Kansas City" in 1932 including American player Ellsworth Vines, compared to Bill Tilden and considered one of the best tennis players...

8. Historic Club Seeks New Home Historic Club Seeks New Home June 26, 2010 Article about Rockhill Tennis Club's departure from 4520 Kenwood Avenue also tells about the history of the Club and building. At its previous location, 48th and Oak, the Club was host to the 1928 Davis...

9. KC Parks Enjoy Impressive Rebound KC Parks Enjoy Impressive Rebound July 26, 2009 The SHAPE program (Safe, Healthy and Attractive Public Environments) initiated by Kansas City in 2003 appears to be working. The parks are cleaner and tennis courts, fountains, benches, and drinking fountains...

10. Low-Income Housing Boosts Developer Into Big Time Low-Income Housing Boosts Developer Into Big Time June 1-7, 2007 Article features Gary Hassenflu, owner and founder of Garrison Cos. located in Prairie Village. He has used the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit development, a creation of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, to develop...

11. Museum, Neighbors at Odds Over Club Museum, Neighbors at Odds Over Club April 2, 2008 Article examining the dispute between the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Rockhill Tennis Club. The museum owns the tennis club property and wants to relocate offices to the club and use the surrounding...

12. Net Loss Net Loss February 21-27, 2013 Article announces that the Kansas City Explorers professional tennis team will relocate to Irving, Texas. Details regarding the Explorers' history in Kansas City are provided. City officials are interviewed...

13. Obituary for Carroll Kramer Ward Obituary for Carroll Kramer Ward February 8, 1972 Obituary for Carroll Kramer Ward, or Carroll Ward, a local tennis patron dying in 1972.

14. Parks and Recreation Department Statistics Parks and Recreation Department Statistics February 28, 2007 Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has 212 parks, 130 ball diamonds, 116.5 surface acres of lake, 109 tennis courts, 55 shelters, 20 soccer fields, 19 miles of exercise trails, 18 football fields,...

15. Progress at the Second-Oldest Park Progress at the Second-Oldest Park October 11, 2006 Article details the Indian Mound neighborhood's concern about cleaning up Budd Park. Michael Herron, North region manager at Parks and Recreation "explained that Budd Park, established in 1891, is Kansas...

16. 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...

17. Wild Ducks in This Landscape Garden Wild Ducks in This Landscape Garden May/24/1914 Illustrations and article about the estate of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Dodson at 5th and Paseo Boulevard, with a pond and large lawn, describing its flower and other gardens, landscaping, tennis courts, etc....