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1. 'World News' Man Very Down to Earth 'World News' Man Very Down to Earth October 19, 2004 ABC News anchorman, Peter Jennings, visited Liberty, Missouri, gave a speech at the American Royal's Boots, Barbecue and Business Luncheon, and broadcasted ''World News Tonight'' from the Liberty Memorial....

2. 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....

3. A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping February 2001 Photos and article about the decline in population rank and other aspects of the Kansas City metropolitan area from 1959 to 2001, including its convention attendances, the park and boulevard system, the...

4. A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" Hill Is Allowed to Continue May/27/1923 Large illustrations of potential developments on Signboard Hill (later the site of the Crown Center mixed use complex) across Main Street from Liberty Memorial and Penn Valley Park. First illustration...

5. A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing 1942 Book (with numerous photos) about General John Joseph Pershing, or John Pershing, America's commanding general in France during World War I (appearing at the dedication of the World War I Liberty Memorial...

6. A Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri A Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri August 1921 Illustrations and descriptions of the award-winning designs for the memorial located at Penn Valley Park.

7. A Monumental Failure? A Monumental Failure? August/10-16/2000 Discusses the controversy surrounding the planned expansion and new museum at the Liberty Memorial.

8. About Town About Town September/11/1953 Description of John Parks, "art instructor at the University of Kansas, who recently completed an elaborate decoration at Sidney's restaurant on Linwood boulevard." Description of his "mural depict[ing]...

9. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City 1977-10 Aerial view looking north from approximately 27th Street. Union Station, Liberty Memorial and Crown Center Buildings are visible as well as downtown Kansas City.

10. Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri April 1964 Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the area around 25th Street and Holmes Avenue. Liberty Memorial, Union Station and the railroads are all visible. Map identified from...

11. Aerial View of Liberty Memorial and Union Station Aerial View of Liberty Memorial and Union Station 1962-11-20 Aerial view of Liberty Memorial and Union Station looking north.

12. Allied Commanders in World War I Allied Commanders in World War I 1921 Photograph portrait of the five allied commanders in World War I. Standing in uniform from left to right are Lt. General Baron Jacques (Belgium); General Armando Vittorio Diaz (Italy); Marshal Ferdinand...

13. American Legion American Legion 1921 Folder includes published brochures and speeches, photographs of the 1921 American Legion Convention Executive Committee, charter of the William T. Fitzsimons Post No.8 which was the first post organized...

14. American Legion Fountain American Legion Fountain Postcard of the American Legion Fountain

15. Architecture 1913-1933: Metamorphs in Twenty Years Architecture 1913-1933: Metamorphs in Twenty Years 1971 Discussion of how architecture changed in the period following 1885-1913, with examples of Union Station and Liberty Memorial.

16. Banking on a New KC Legacy Banking on a New KC Legacy June 12, 2008 The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City moved into its new headquarters located near Liberty memorial and the edge of Penn Valley Park. The grand opening is scheduled for June 12, 2008. The new building...

17. Beloved Penn Valley Park Has New Protector Beloved Penn Valley Park Has New Protector May 26, 2010 The Penn Valley Conservancy is a new organization and a "potentially powerful ally for the stretched city parks department" in advocating for the park. The group's purpose is to protect the historic park...

18. Biography of Daniel MacMorris (1893-1981), Artist Biography of Daniel MacMorris (1893-1981), Artist 1999

19. Biography of Mary Atkins (1836-1911), Benefactress Biography of Mary Atkins (1836-1911), Benefactress 2003

20. Biography of Robert A. Long (1850-1934), Lumberman Biography of Robert A. Long (1850-1934), Lumberman 2008