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1. A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for "A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods" showing a girl in a red dress and white cap holding a tennis racket. Caption says: "Forty, Love." One of three cards with similar design....

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. Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur 2009;

5. Country Club Plaza Country Club Plaza 1950 Distant view of tennis match from east side of courts located between Main and Mill Creek Parkway (later J.C. Nichols Parkway).

6. Country Club Plaza Country Club Plaza 1950 Distant view of tennis match from west side of courts located between Main and Mill Creek Parkway (later J.C. Nichols Parkway).

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. J. F. Schmelzer & Sons J. F. Schmelzer & Sons ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. F. Schmelzer & Sons showing elves or some small people with pointed hats playing tennis. There are four elves per side and all four hold one large racket together. Front of card...

11. Kansas City Field Club Tennis Courts Kansas City Field Club Tennis Courts July 23, 1916 People playing tennis on the courts at the Kansas City Field Club located at 51st Street and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri.

12. Loose Park Tennis Courts Loose Park Tennis Courts Looking northeast at unidentified people on tennis courts, located on west side of park; also shows Rose Garden.

13. Love-82: Leo Feingold's Lifetime of Tennis Love-82: Leo Feingold's Lifetime of Tennis Fall 1997 Photos and biographical article about Leo Feingold, an 82-year-old top-ranked tennis player for his age group, born in New York in 1915. Description of his life and career, starting the sport as an adolescent...

14. Matilda Shelden Matilda Shelden 1968 (first edition 1950) Photo and description of Matilda Dallmeyer Shelden, or Matilda Shelden, wife of Dr. Frank Shelden ("a noted tennis star") and member of the upper house of the City Council in 1924, "member of the Woman's...

15. 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...

16. 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...

17. North Terrace Park North Terrace Park ca1930 Distant view of tennis courts in North Terrace Park.

18. Notes and Comment: Equity and Aesthetics Notes and Comment: Equity and Aesthetics January//1934 Discussion about the court case between the museum and the tennis club over legal rights to the site of the planned art gallery.

19. 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.

20. Penn Valley Tennis Courts Penn Valley Tennis Courts 1930 Unidentified people playing tennis. Tennis courts located east of Broadway and north of 29th.