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

2. Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Jay McShann (1916-2006), Pianist and Bandleader 2007;

3. Children at Fairyland Park Children at Fairyland Park 1930 Exterior group portrait of children eating "cones" at Fairyland Park.

4. Children at Fairyland Park Children at Fairyland Park 1930 Group portrait of unidentified children eating "cones" at JP picnic; located at 75th and Prospect.

5. Fairyland Park Fairyland Park

6. Fairyland Park Fairyland Park Postcard of Fairyland Park

7. Fairyland Park Fairyland Park N.d. Folder contains a one page flyer with a top lead that reads "How Long Will the Citizens of Kansas City Tolerate Discrimination at Fairyland Park?" Appears to have been printed by the Youth Council NAACP,...

8. Fairyland Park Swimming Pool Fairyland Park Swimming Pool circa 1930s Two unidentified girls seated by swimming pool at Fairyland Park. Sign behind them reads "Fairyland's Crystal Pool".

9. For a Reminiscing Meal, Give Harry T.'s a Whirl For a Reminiscing Meal, Give Harry T.'s a Whirl July/28/1982 History of Fairyland Park, closed after 1977, at 75th and Prospect Avenues.

10. Holliday Was KC's Freedom Fighter Holliday Was KC's Freedom Fighter December 4, 2005 Editorial praising the life of Harold L. "Doc" Holliday, Jr., who passed away on November 18, 2005. The author recounts Holliday's encouraging her to become involved with the movement to desegregate Kansas...

11. Kansas City Songs Kansas City Songs Songs about Kansas City include: (1) "The Kansas City Whirl" by Zona Shimp, published by H. V. Shimp; (2) "Fairyland Park and You" by William R. Clay & Ned Underhill, published by Clay, Underhill, & Bentley;...

12. Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Washington Parks: 1892-1936 2012 Compiled history of Kansas City's amusement parks from 1892-1936.

13. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p1108 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p1108 1930-1941 A portion of Kansas City from E. 74th Street south to E. 77th Street Terrace and from Prospect Avenue east to Walrond Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...

14. SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

15. The Kansas City Style of Jazz The Kansas City Style of Jazz 2005 The authors in this book have traced the history and personalities involved in the immergence of the unique style of jazz that originated in the heartland and in particular in Kansas City during the 1920s-1940s....

16. The Not So Blind The Not So Blind October 1, 2003 Article gives information on Alphapointe, an organization established to help the blind. Originally it was called the Kansas City Association for the Blind and became encorporated in 1916. The group recently...

17. They Stood Their Ground To Make KC a Better Place They Stood Their Ground To Make KC a Better Place January 8, 2007 Article recalls some of the efforts made by African Americans in the 1950s and 1960s to integrate restaurants, theaters, work places and amusement parks like Fairyland Park. Most were young adults or teenagers...

18. Trailblazers: A Celebration of the Human Spirit Trailblazers: A Celebration of the Human Spirit 2004 This educational video discusses ''desegregation of Kansas City, Missouri, during the 1950s and 1960s, featuring interviews by local civil rights leaders [Dorothy Alexander, Dr. Julia Hill, Mamie Hughes,...

19. Whippet Autos Whippet Autos September 3, 2028 Whippet autos lined up in pavilion at Fairyland Park for Whippet-Knight picnic.

20. Whippet-Knight Picnic Whippet-Knight Picnic September 3, 2028 Crowd gathered around stage for a drawing held at Fairyland Park during Whippet-Knight picnic.