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18th and Vine District
ca 1953-ca. 1964 [bulk...
Charlotte R White
18th and Vine: A Historical Map
Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.
A New Home for Black Archives
January 3, 2011
The newly renovated Parks and Recreation building, the former Parade Park Maintenance Building at 1722 E. 17th Terrace in the 18th and Vine district, has been completed for the home of the Black Archives...
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing Interstate 70, Paseo Boulevard, and at least 7th through 12th Streets. The Parade Park is also visible. Map identified from set as...
Baseball Game at the Parade
Unidentified people watching and playing in baseball game; park located on a plot bounded by 15th on the north, Woodland on the east, 17th on the south, and the Paseo on the west.
Ground Broken for Black Archives
December 5, 2007
Ground was broken on December 4, 2007, for the new home of the Black Archives of Mid-America. "About $4.6 million in city funds is being used to renovate a former park maintenance building at Parade Park...
April 29, 1947
View of The Parade housing development.
KC Parks Enjoy Impressive Rebound
July 26, 2009
The SHAPE program (Safe, Healthy and Attractive Public Environments) initiated by Kansas City in 2003 appears to be working. The parks are cleaner and tennis courts, fountains, benches, and drinking fountains...
National Register of Historic Places Update
Brief listing of the latest additions to the National Register of Historic Places from the Kansas City metro area. The list with pictures includes:
Valentine Hotel on Broadway at 3724 Broadway,...
Description of the 20.99-acre park acquired in 1900, between Paseo, Truman, Woodland, and 17th Terrace, with photos and history as the first local playground and "one of the earliest parks designated for...
Paseo, Public Bath House
Postcard of Public Bath House at Truman Road and the Paseo
Pool Segregation Put KC in Spotlight
January 15, 2002
Story relates how on January 15, 1952, Thurgood Marshall, later a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, led this area's civil rights cause concerning the desegregation of the all white Swope Park Swimming Pool....
Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.
Proposed plans for the the park called "The Parade."
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p156
Northeastern part of early Kansas City in the 18th and Vine District from E. 16th Street south to E. 18th Street and from Vine Street east to Michigan Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions....
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p319
A portion of Kansas City from E. 17th Street south to E. 19th Street and from The Paseo east to Woodland Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p319
A portion of Kansas City from E. 17th Street Terrace south to E. 19th Street and from The Paseo east to Woodland Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p320
A portion of Kansas City from E. 17th Street south to E. 19th Street Terrace and from Woodland Avenue east to Garfield Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri
Photos and description of the park.
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