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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. Amusements: Badger Circus at Kansas City and Westport Amusements: Badger Circus at Kansas City and Westport April/5/1856 Ad for Orton's Badger Circus, the earliest known theatrical performance in Kansas City according to the local history index card, listing some of its amusements: trained badgers, a strong man, stunt horse...

3. Careers: Scare Master Careers: Scare Master October 1, 2006 Profile of Amber Arnett-Bequeaith, vice president of Full Moon Productions. The company owns and operates commercial haunted houses, including the nationally recognized Edge of Hell and The Beast.

4. Electric Park Electric Park

5. Fairyland Park Fairyland Park

6. KCResources, page 93 KCResources, page 93

7. Lamar Hunt's Latest World Lamar Hunt's Latest World May//1973 Summary of the amusements offered by business man Lamar Hunt's new "140-acre" Worlds of Fun amusement park near the Missouri River along Interstate 435, with photos.

8. 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...

9. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1914 Description of the Bales Amusement Company, maker of Ferris wheels, aeroplanes, etc., for county and state fairs.

10. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Film and theatre supply store at 1333 McGee Street.

11. Pla-Mor Amusement Center Pla-Mor Amusement Center November/6/1927 Ad for the Pla-Mor Amusement Center with a large illustration and map of the building.

12. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

13. SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid 1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914) James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...

14. Tivoli Gardens Tivoli Gardens