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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Alfred Benjamin Memorial Alfred Benjamin Memorial 1934-07-01 View of Alfred Benjamin Memorial in Swope Park.

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

3. American Legion Memorial American Legion Memorial View of the American Legion Memorial located near the Meyer Boulevard entrance to Swope Park.

4. 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.

5. Charlie Parker Sculpture Charlie Parker Sculpture 1999 View looking toward the northwest with the Charlie Parker Memorial sculpture in view as well as the Kansas City downtown skyline. Parker memorial is located at 17th Terrace and the Paseo in the historic...

6. 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...

7. Effort to Designate Liberty Memorial Effort to Designate Liberty Memorial September 27, 2008 Short piece noting that Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill wants to make the Liberty Memorial the official National World War I Memorial. McCaskill and Missouri Senator Kit Bond filed a bill to so...

8. 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...

9. General Joseph O. Shelby Undefeated to the Last General Joseph O. Shelby Undefeated to the Last January 26, 2011 Postcard image of the Joseph O. Shelby memorial at Forest Hill Cemetery (69th & Troost) and short article about the military career of General Shelby. The memorial pays homage to Confederate soldiers who...

10. Graf Zeppelin over the Liberty Memorial Graf Zeppelin over the Liberty Memorial August 28, 1929 View of spectators watching the LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin pass over the north side of the Liberty Memorial on the morning of Aug. 28th, 1929. The airship was traveling from Los Angeles, CA to Lakehurst, NJ...

11. Johnson County Erected First Local Memorial to Fallen Vietnam Veterans Johnson County Erected First Local Memorial to Fallen Vietnam Veterans Winter 2008 Short paragraph about the memorial at Antioch Park in Johnson County, Kansas, first erected in 1974 to honor those who died or were missing in action in Vietnam. Includes the list of soldiers' names engraved...

12. Kansas City's First Memorial Kansas City's First Memorial March 10, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the history of the August R. Meyer Memorial. Located at 10th Street and Paseo Boulevard, the monument was dedicated on June 2, 1909, in memory of August Meyer, first...

13. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial 1928 View of the Liberty Memorial, looking toward the south.

14. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial May 1955 View of Memory Hall building located on top of the Liberty Memorial.

15. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial circa 1940s View of the north side of the memorial with automobiles parked at Union Station parking lot in foreground.

16. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial May 1955 View of the Liberty Memorial shaft, looking toward the north. Parked cars and visitors are also in view.

17. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial May 1955 View of the south side of the base of the shaft at the Liberty Memorial. Inscribed on column: "In Honor of Those Who Served in the World War in Defense of Liberty and Our Country." The dedication stone...

18. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial May 1955 View of the sphinx and part of the shaft on the top of the Liberty Memorial. View is looking toward the north, with visitors in view.

19. 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...

20. Liberty Memorial Liberty Memorial View, looking toward the northwest, of the Liberty Memorial shaft, museum buildings and some of its landscaping. A small portion of downtown Kansas City, Missouri can be seen on the right.