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21. Ashland Square Ashland Square 1995 Description of the 7.53-acre park between 22nd, Elmwood, 23rd, and Kensington Avenues, acquired in 1913, with photos, a drawing, and history.

22. At Los Angeles: National Association of Real Estate Exchanges Selects H. R. Ennis as National Secretary At Los Angeles: National Association of Real Estate Exchanges Selects H. R. Ennis as National Secretary July/27/1915 Address delivered by H. R. Ennis, the new secretary of the Commercial Club, at a major real estate convention in Los Angeles, about Kansas City's assets and growth, including the Stockyards, the park and...

23. August Meyer August Meyer 1908 Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...

24. 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.

25. August Meyer August Meyer 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...

26. August Meyer August Meyer 1906 Biographical sketch of August Meyer, "President of the United Chemical and Zinc Company" in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1851 and gaining wealth as...

27. August Meyer August Meyer 1938 References to and descriptions of August Meyer (1851-1905), or A. R. Meyer, as "capitalist and leader in matters of public improvements" and as one of the three most important developers of Kansas City's...

28. August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall), Gold Fish Lake August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall), Gold Fish Lake Postcard of the Gold Fish Lake on the grounds of the August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall)

29. August R. Meyer August R. Meyer Photos and information on August Meyer (1851-1905), first president and co-organizer of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, early promoter of the park and boulevard system, and native of Saint...

30. August R. Meyer, the Citizen August R. Meyer, the Citizen October//1908 Photo and article about the August Meyer Memorial statue at 10th and Paseo Boulevards, a tribute to August Meyer (1851-1905), "the father of [the park and boulevard] system."

31. Beginning of the Park and Boulevard Movement in Frontier Kansas City, 1872-1882 Beginning of the Park and Boulevard Movement in Frontier Kansas City, 1872-1882 April 1962 Article tracing the origins of the Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, starting with early parks and their justifications, before the idea of connecting them into a city-wide system.

32. Belmont Boulevard Belmont Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Belmont Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Wilson Avenue to Gladstone Boulevard, 0.72 miles long, acquired in 1913.

33. Benjamin Holmes Benjamin Holmes 1968 Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin Holmes (1846-1914), mayor of Kansas City in 1890 and a native of Independence, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in the early 1870s as a livestock dealer with...

34. Benton Boulevard Benton Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Benton Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Saint John Avenue to Swope Parkway, 5.81 miles long, acquired in 1896-1914.

35. Biography of Adriance Van Brunt(1836-1913), Architect Biography of Adriance Van Brunt(1836-1913), Architect 1999

36. Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader 2003

37. Biography of Delbert J. Haff (1859-1943), Early Parks and Boulevards Legal Counsel Biography of Delbert J. Haff (1859-1943), Early Parks and Boulevards Legal Counsel 1999

38. Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect 2003

39. Biography of the Greenlease Family--Robert Greenlease (1882-1969); Virginia Greenlease (1909-2001); and Biography of the Greenlease Family--Robert Greenlease (1882-1969); Virginia Greenlease (1909-2001); and Bobby Greenlease (1947-1953) 2003

40. Blenheim Park Blenheim Park 1995 Description of the 6.93-acre park between 68th Street, a residential area, Gregoy Boulevard, and Forest Hill Cemetery, established in 1921, with photos, drawings, and history.