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1. A Big Hole to Be Filled A Big Hole to Be Filled August/13/1922 Photo and caption about the construction of the Turkey Creek pumping station at 25th and Fairmount Avenue, costing $102,000 and overseen by "Paul A. Hartung, chief of the sewer division of the city engineer's...

2. A Postcard from Old Kansas City A Postcard from Old Kansas City July/6/1968 Photo and history of Fairmount Park (established by Arthur Stilwell to promote his interurban railway between Kansas City and Independence), located at the eastern limit of Kansas City with the area's...

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

4. An Interview With Robert E. Lopez An Interview With Robert E. Lopez 1978-02-26 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 26, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

5. Annexation Efforts Proceed Annexation Efforts Proceed August 29, 2007 Independence, Missouri, school board "voted to put on the Nov. 6 ballot the plan to acquire seven schools that are now in the Kansas City district...." The schools in question include Van Horn High School,...

6. Arthur Nelson Reece Arthur Nelson Reece May 31, 1953 Photo and biographical article about Arthur Nelson Reece, or Arthur Reece, "4827 Fairmount avenue, assistant to the president of the Kansas City Southern lines," retiring in 1953. Native of Nebraska coming...

7. 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...

8. Before Electric: A History of Kansas City's First Amusement Parks Before Electric: A History of Kansas City's First Amusement Parks 2001 A 38 page photocopied typescript manuscript listing early parks in this area including Troost Park, Chelsea Park, Washington Park, Forest Park, Fairmount Park and Carnival Park.

9. Biography of Arthur E. Stilwell (1859-1928), Railroad President Biography of Arthur E. Stilwell (1859-1928), Railroad President 2008

10. Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian 1999

11. Bowen Busy with Local Street Paving Bowen Busy with Local Street Paving 1950 Description of the Bowen Construction Company, started in 1917, surviving the Depression, and thriving during World War II. Description also of its founder and president, Matthew Bowen, organizing the...

12. Central City of the West Central City of the West July//1900 Article stating Kansas City's population as 250,000 in 1900. Discussion of the city's history and planning developments, with photographs of the West Bottoms, Chase School, Midland Hotel lobby, Fairmount...

13. Christian Church Hospital Buildings Christian Church Hospital Buildings 2005 A short synopsis of the history of the buildings at 2625 Paseo and 1414 27th St. that began as the Christian Church Hospital.

14. Christian Church, Disciple Churches of Kansas City, Mo. Christian Church, Disciple Churches of Kansas City, Mo. 1926 Montage of 20 different identified Christian (Disciples of Christ) Churches. Includes: Roanoke, Belmont, Swope Park, Fairmount, Country Club, Independence Blvd., Central, West Side, First Church at 3 different...

15. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Herman Langworthy, a lawyer with offices in the Commerce Building who was born in Fairmount, Kansas, in 1880 and came to Kansas City in 1907, teaching at the Kansas City School of...

16. Electric Park (2nd), Streetcar Entrance Electric Park (2nd), Streetcar Entrance Postcard of the street car entrance to Electric Park (2nd)

17. Evanston Golf Club Evanston Golf Club Postcard of the Evanston Golf Club grounds

18. Evanston Golf Club Evanston Golf Club Postcard of the entrance to the Evanston Golf Club

19. Fairmont Park Fairmont Park 1910 View of lake, water slide, boathouse, footbridge.

20. Fairmont Park Fairmont Park 1900 View of lake, diving tower, and unidentified building; located at Independence Avenue and Willow Avenue.