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1. Liberty Memorial Profile Liberty Memorial Profile 1999

2. Yom HaShoah Ceremony Marks 45th Year of Sculpture Yom HaShoah Ceremony Marks 45th Year of Sculpture April 11, 2008 A ceremony on May 4, 2008, commemorates the 45th anniversary of the dedication of the Memorial to the Six Million, an aluminum sculpture located on the Jewish Community Campus. The sculpture was originally...

3. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial circa 1930 A daytime view of the south side of the Liberty Memorial located in Kansas City, Missouri. The Liberty Memorial shaft and two museum buildings are in view. The memorial was built to honor those who fought...

4. DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid 1921 A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...

5. Memorial to Black Vets to Be Unveiled Memorial to Black Vets to Be Unveiled September 7, 2010 A memorial of polished, black granite honoring black veterans in all conflicts will be unveiled by the parks department and Enshriners on Sunday, September 12, 2010. Located in the median on The Paseo...

6. Liberty Memorial Scale Model Liberty Memorial Scale Model Circa 1920s A photograph of a scale replica model of the winning design for the Liberty Memorial.

7. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p1207 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p1207 1940-1941 A portion of Kansas City from E. 15th Street south to E. 18th Street and from Cypress Avenue east to Brighton Avenue, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

8. Liberty Memorial, Aerial View Liberty Memorial, Aerial View circa 1960 Aerial view of Liberty Memorial, looking south. Main Street runs along left side of image.

9. Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies December 29, 2008 Article about the death of sculptor Robert Graham, at age 70, in Santa Monica Califoarnia. Graham was the creator of the 18-foot monument to Charlie Parker at 17th and Vine, near the American Jazz Museum....

10. Memories Take Wing Memories Take Wing July 18, 2011 Article about the groundbreaking for the Skywalk Memorial to be built at Hospital Hill Park. The ceremony was held Sunday, July 17, 2011, with dozens of survivors, families of survivors, and emergency...

11. Liberty Memorial 'Flame' to Return Liberty Memorial 'Flame' to Return February 1, 2013 Article announces that the steam and light flame atop the Liberty Memorial will be relighted following several months of service and upgrades. A history of the flame effect is provided along with a list...

12. Robert Graham's Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial Robert Graham's Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial April 2007 Article describes history and methodology of Charlie "Bird" Parker Memorial commissioned by Tony and Marti Oppenheimer and sculpted by Robert Graham.

13. For Many, a Memorial Long Overdue For Many, a Memorial Long Overdue July 27, 2008 Article describes the drive by the Skywalk Memorial Foundation to erect a monument to the victims of the Hyatt Regency skywalk collapse. It also discusses the disaster's long-term affect on the city and...

14. Recruiting Star Power Recruiting Star Power December 29, 2010 As the World War I centennial in 2014 approaches, Brian Alexander, president of the WWI Museum at Liberty Memorial, is considering an aggressive approach “to enhance the monument’s national profile.”...

15. August Meyer August Meyer 1934 Biography of August Meyer, as a sculptor and organizer of the Park and Boulevard System, and description of the memorial.

16. Thomas Swope Thomas Swope 1934 Biography of Swope and description of the memorial.

17. The Rise and Fall of General Nathaniel Lyon in the Missouri State Capitol The Rise and Fall of General Nathaniel Lyon in the Missouri State Capitol 2013 Brief article on the military career and legacy of Union General Nathaniel Lyon. Lyon was hailed as a Union hero after his death at the Battle of Wilson's Creek in 1861, and a painting of him by George...

18. WWI Memorial Bill Has KC Up in Arms WWI Memorial Bill Has KC Up in Arms September 24, 2008 Congressman Ted Poe of Texas has requested the creation of a World War I memorial on the National Mall in Washington D.C. even though Congress designated Kansas City's Liberty Memorial as the National...

19. Alfred Benjamin Memorial Alfred Benjamin Memorial 1934 Description of the memorial to the vice-president of Abernathy Furniture Company and philanthropist.

20. Wall Is Gone, But Memories Remain Wall Is Gone, But Memories Remain November 16, 2010 Displayed four days in Blue Springs, Missouri, the traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial attracted approximately 50,000 visitors who left about 20 cubic feet of artifacts at the wall. The...