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Lewis, J V (2)
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J V Lewis (2)
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1960 (1)
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1935 (1)

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1. A New Boat-House for Kansas City A New Boat-House for Kansas City November//1949 Article about the new boat-house in Swope Park for the lake there, with photos.

2. Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System December//1952 Article about the "updating" of the park system's facilities and roads, with new pavement, additional parking, new buildings, etc.

3. Go Fly a Kite Go Fly a Kite August-September//1973 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Frank Vaydik (pictured), "Superintendent of the Park Department" since 1964, succeeding J. V. Lewis after speaking on the prevention of Dutch elm disease...

4. J. V. Lewis J. V. Lewis Head and shoulders portrait of J. V. Lewis, Superintendent of Parks from 1939-1963. Before becoming the superintendent, he worked as field engineer for the Park Department.

5. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of J. V. Lewis, "engineer for the park board of Kansas City," born in Carrollton, Missouri, in 1897 and coming here about the 1920s as a civil engineer for the Kansas City Power & Light...

6. Park & Boulevard System: Kansas City, Missouri Park & Boulevard System: Kansas City, Missouri 1960 Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, industrial districts, and park district boundaries.