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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. United Daughters of the Confederacy Monument United Daughters of the Confederacy Monument Photos and information on the United Daughters of the Confederacy monument dedicated in 1934 "on park property at Mill Creek parkway and Brush Creek boulevard," memorializing "the Loyal Women of the Old...

5. Tributes to the Fallen Tributes to the Fallen February 20, 2011 Pictures and story about items left as remembrances at "The Wall That Heals," a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall installed in Blue Springs the Fall of 2010 at Pink Hill...

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

7. Thomas H. Swope Memorial Thomas H. Swope Memorial View of the Thomas H. Swope Memorial located in Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

8. Thomas H. Swope Memorial Thomas H. Swope Memorial View looking west from Thomas H. Swope Memorial located in Swope Park. The Swope Park Lagoon is visible below the Memorial.

9. 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...

10. Spalding Memorial Spalding Memorial View of the Charles Carroll Spalding Memorial located in Penn Valley Park. The inscription on the rock reads: "To the Author of Annals of the City of Kansas and the Great Western Plains, 1858, Charles...

11. Shawnee Indian Mission Memorial Shawnee Indian Mission Memorial N.d. Exterior view of unidentified men standing by what is identified on the back as "Methodist Shawnee Mission Memorial, Turner, Kas." Individuals may represent the Missouri Valley Historical Society.

12. Santa Fe Trail Marker Santa Fe Trail Marker View of three stone markers, exact location not given, probably eastern Jackson County, Missouri. First marker on the left reads: "Santa Fe Trail, 1822-72, Government Reservation 1808." Middle marker reads:...

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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.

16. Remembering 'Forgotten' War Remembering 'Forgotten' War September 29, 2011 Photograph and article about the dedication of the Missouri Korean War Veterans Memorial located in Washington Square Park, Kansas City, Missouri. The memorial is a result of the efforts of James Shultz,...

17. 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.”...

18. Pawnee Rock Monument Pawnee Rock Monument Summer 2006 Inside front cover of magazine features a picture of the Pawnee Rock Monument dated June 6, 1914. This Santa Fe Trail landmark is located by the town of Pawnee Rock in central Kansas. The monument shown...

19. Park Planned to Honor 'Precious Doe' Park Planned to Honor 'Precious Doe' April 3, 2009 The Precious Doe Memorial Committee and the Kansas City parks department announced plans to transform the former crime scene at 59th and Kensington into the Precious Doe Memorial Park on April 25, 2009....

20. Park Board OKs Site for a Korean War Memorial Park Board OKs Site for a Korean War Memorial November 21, 2007 Kansas City Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners approved a project to create a memorial for Missourians who died in the Korean War in Washington Square Park, near Union Station. "The design by...