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101. Kansas City Scene Kansas City Scene September-October//1969 City highlights about the third largest transportation center in the nation in 1969.

102. Kansas City Street People: Kansas City's Boulevardier Kansas City Street People: Kansas City's Boulevardier September/8/1985 Photo and biographical article about August Meyer (1851-1905), an engineer and co-founder and fist president of the Kansas City Park Board from 1892 to about 1901. Born in Saint Louis and coming to Kansas...

103. Kansas City Tries to Improve the Manager Plan Kansas City Tries to Improve the Manager Plan October//1925 Article discussing improvements and other features of the Kansas City charter, including the management of the park and boulevard system.

104. Kansas City's Liberty Memorial, Part I Kansas City's Liberty Memorial, Part I June-July//1921 First article of two about the plans for the site for the memorial and its arrangement with nearby features in the city, with a photo of "R. A. Long, chairman of the Liberty Memorial Association," and...

105. Kansas City's Liberty Memorial, Part II Kansas City's Liberty Memorial, Part II July 1921 Second article of two about the design and location issues concerned with the planning of Liberty Memorial, with photos of the Thomas H. Swope Memorial and August R. Meyer Memorial and discussion of architects...

106. Kansas City's Parks and Boulevards Kansas City's Parks and Boulevards May/15/1915 Article about the park and boulevard system, with photos.

107. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Frank Gossard, "secretary of the board of park commissioners of Kansas City," born in 1865 in Ohio and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as a banker and realtor, residing at 118 East...

108. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 1908 History, photos, map, and overall description of the park system.

109. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 History of the powerful Kansas City Star newspaper and its influential founder, William Rockhill Nelson, starting in 1880 and involved in various civic reform movements, including the park and boulevard...

110. Kansas City: Published by Lonas & Boedtker Kansas City: Published by Lonas & Boedtker //1884? Includes photos of Washington Park.

111. Karnes Boulevard Karnes Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Karnes Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from 31st to 37th Streets, 0.71 miles long, acquired in 1905.

112. Kersey Coates Drive Kersey Coates Drive Postcard of Kersey Coates Drive

113. Kessler Park Kessler Park 1995 Description of the 302.87-acre park acquired in 1895, between the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Belmont and Gladstone Boulevards, and Paseo Boulevard, including the Colonnade, Cliff Drive, and Indian Mound,...

114. Kessler Rites Thursday: Services for Landscape Architect Will Be in St. Louis Kessler Rites Thursday: Services for Landscape Architect Will Be in St. Louis March/20/1923 Photo and multiple obituary articles for George Kessler (1862-1923), a prominent landscape architect and designer of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City, dying in Indianapolis on March 19, 1923...

115. Kessler Society Continues Namesake's Dedication to Landscape Ideals Kessler Society Continues Namesake's Dedication to Landscape Ideals May 8, 2008 Information on George Kessler and the local Kessler Society located at 104 W. Ninth St., Suite 30, Kansas City, Missouri. "The Kessler Society is dedicated to educating the public on the historical significance...

116. Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Gardens Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Gardens 1995 Description of the garden in the northwest corner of Loose Park established in the 1930s, with photos, drawing, and history.

117. Linwood Boulevard Linwood Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Linwood Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Van Brunt Boulevard, 3.43 miles long, acquired in 1899-1925.

118. Loose Park Loose Park 1995 Description of the 74.08-acre park acquired in 1927, between 51st, Wornall, 55th, and Summit Streets, with photos, history, and drawings.

119. Manheim Road Manheim Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Manheim Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Holmes Road to Paseo Boulevard, 0.62 miles long, acquired in 1910-1914.

120. Maple Boulevard Maple Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Maple Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Missouri Street to Independence Avenue, 0.18 miles long, acquired in 1907.