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1. 35 Years to Finish Job 35 Years to Finish Job November 1974 Photos and biographical article about Daniel MacMorris, a painter starting out in Kansas City as a sculptor in 1908 of gargoyles on "the tunnel of love at the old Electric Park at 47th and Woodland" Avenues....

2. 47th and Paseo 47th and Paseo 1955 47th and Paseo, looking east. Shows Brush Creek, portion of Paseo High School, former grounds of Electric Park.

3. A Kansas City Novelty Figures Importantly in History of Movies A Kansas City Novelty Figures Importantly in History of Movies September/20/1939 Photo and article about Oscar Weisner, the last surviving member in 1939 of the former Hale's Tours movie shows produced by former Kansas City fire chief George Hale. Description of the shows, debuting...

4. A Post Card from Old Kansas City A Post Card from Old Kansas City July/5/1969

5. American Royal Building American Royal Building Postcard of the American Royal building

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

7. Answering Machine Answering Machine January 30-February 5, 2014 Series of questions and responses that address topics of local history and curiosity. Topics covered include: the Kansas State Seal, the flags along Grand Boulevard, UMKC's kangaroo mascot, the county...

8. Band at Electric Park Band at Electric Park A band on stage at Electric Park.

9. Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Spring 2006 The early Kansas City area parks featured in this article include: (1) Washington Park which was located in Independence, Missouri, and opened on July 4, 1887; (2) Fairmount Park which was located in the...

10. Book Review: KC in a Science Fiction Future Book Review: KC in a Science Fiction Future December//1974 Illustration and book review of "Time Enough for Love" by former Kansas Citian author Robert Heinlein (born in Butler, Missouri in 1907) about "Lazarus Long, interstellar stud, possessor of the longevity...

11. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. 1902 Photo of "Heim's Theatre, Electric Park."

12. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. 1902 Photo of the "interior of Heim's Theatre, Electric Park."

13. C.W. Kline Topiary C.W. Kline Topiary 1905 Topiary created by C. W. Kline; park located in East Bottoms at Rochester and Montgall.

14. Centropolis Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri Centropolis Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri July//1903 Illustration of the hotel in an ad announcing "the largest and most spacious $2.00 hotel in the city. Take Electric Park cars at Union Depot direct to hotel."

15. Cineograph Theater Cineograph Theater 1900 Full frontal view; located in the first Electric Park in the East Bottoms.

16. Cineograph Theater Cineograph Theater 1900 Full frontal view.

17. DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid 1917-1919 The men of Battery A, 129th Field Artillery, were officially mustered into Federal Service on August 5, 1917, as part of the 35th Division, United States First Army, Allied Expeditionary Force. Most of...

18. Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid circa 1950s-1990s Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...

19. East View From City Point East View From City Point Postcard of East View From City Point

20. Electric Park Electric Park 1908 Folder contains an Electric Park publication entitled "Electric Park, Kansas City's Coney Island". It gives the details of the week's activities at the park beginning the week of May 17, 1908. It indicates...