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Charlotte R White
Park and Boulevard Sys...
SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid
Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...
SC82 ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power/KC (ACT-UP/KC) was founded in September 1988 with the purpose of promoting AIDS awareness, treatments, and victim's rights through aggressive activism. ACT-UP/KC held numerous...
Independence Plaza Park
Description of the 1.73-acre park acquired in 1899, between the north and south sides of Independence Boulevard, Brooklyn, and Park Avenues, with photos and history.
Description of the park acquired in 1902, between the east and west roadways of Gillham Road, 36th, and 38th Street, with photos and history.
Hospital Hill Park
Description of the 5.68-acre park acquired in 1908, between 22nd, Kenwood, 24th, and Gillham Road, with photos, history, and a drawing.
Description of the 2.57-acre park acquired in 1901, between 26th, Cherry, 27th, and Gillham Road, with photos, history, and a drawing.
The Grove Park
Description of the 11.33-acre park acquired in 1898, between Truman Road, Benton Boulevard, Benton Plaza, and Chestnut Street, with photos, drawing, and history.
Description of the 0.35-acre park acquired in 1923, between Hagerwood and Montgall Avenues on both sides of 64th Street, with a photo and history, having lost its use as a park.
Description of the 3.04-acre park acquire in 1909, between 4th, Forest, 5th, and Troost Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history.
Description of the 302.87-acre park acquired in 1895, between the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Belmont and Gladstone Boulevards, and Paseo Boulevard, including the Colonnade, Cliff Drive, and Indian Mound,...
Andrew Drips Park
Description of the 0.16-acre park acquired in 1882, between Belleview, 16th, and Jarboe Streets, with photo, drawing, and history as being the first city park.
Wilbur H. Dunn Park
Description of the 9.23-acre park acquired in 1937, between Meyer and Paseo Boulevards on two sides, and 68th Street, with photos, drawing, and history.
Murray Davis Park
Description of the 0.09-acre park acquired in 1926, between 40th and Main and a parking area, with photos and history.
Description of the 4.01-acre park acquired in 1909, between Charlotte, Missouri, Pacific, and Holmes Streets, with photos, history and drawing.
Nelson C. Crews Square
Description of the 6.29-acre park acquired in 1927, between 26th, an alley between Michigan and Euclid, 27th, and Woodland Avenues, with photos and history.
Description of the formerly 8.01-acre park acquired in 1931, between 31st, Monroe, Linwood, and Indiana Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history, having lost much of its original "integrity" as a park....
Description of the 26.39-acre park acquired in 1891, between Saint John, Hardesty, and Brighton Avenue, and Budd Park Esplanade, with photos and history.
Sanford Brown Plaza
Description of the 3.09-acre park acquired in 1908, between Park and Brooklyn Avenue on both sides of Linwood Boulevard, with drawing, photos, and history.
West Terrace Park
Description of the northernmost section of the 30.56-acre West Terrace Park, acquired in 1900, between 8th, Jefferson, and Hereford Drive, and the West Bluffs, with photos and history.
Description and history of the memorial with photos.
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