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81. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Mention of the name change of Lydia Avenue to Paseo Boulevard in a discussion of the park and boulevard system.

82. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Mention of the name change of Walrond Avenue to Benton Boulevard in a discussion of the park and boulevard system.

83. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Section of the yearbook on the the city "parks and drives."

84. Green Spaces Green Spaces March 2008 Article discusses the history of the parks and boulevard system in Kansas City designed by George Kessler in 1893, as well as current improvements to existing parks and the importance of parks in the urban...

85. Hagerwood Park Hagerwood Park 1995 Description of the 0.35-acre park acquired in 1923, between Hagerwood and Montgall Avenues on both sides of 64th Street, with a photo and history, having lost its use as a park.

86. Harrison Boulevard Harrison Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Harrison Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Armour Boulevard to 39th Street, 0.47 miles long, acquired in 1903-1908.

87. Hawthorne Park Hawthorne Park 1995 Description of the 2.57-acre park acquired in 1901, between 26th, Cherry, 27th, and Gillham Road, with photos, history, and a drawing.

88. History of the Kansas City Police Department History of the Kansas City Police Department 1933 Photo of the "Pergola at Tenth Street, Kansas City, Mo."

89. Hospital Hill Park Hospital Hill Park 1995 Description of the 5.68-acre park acquired in 1908, between 22nd, Kenwood, 24th, and Gillham Road, with photos, history, and a drawing.

90. How the Parks and Boulevards of Kansas City Are Financed How the Parks and Boulevards of Kansas City Are Financed June//1913 Article explaining the financing of the park and boulevard system by its primary designer, landscape architect George E. Kessler, with photos, map, and discussion.

91. Hyde Park Hyde Park 1995 Description of the park acquired in 1902, between the east and west roadways of Gillham Road, 36th, and 38th Street, with photos and history.

92. Improvements to Cliff Drive Continue Improvements to Cliff Drive Continue March/7/2001 Article about the improvements being made to Cliff Drive upon its "designation as Missouri's first urban State Scenic Byway" by "the Missouri Department of Transportation." Originally "constructed between...

93. Independence Avenue Independence Avenue 1995 Description with photos and history of the "first" street of the park and boulevard system, Independence Avenue, from Woodland Avenue to Benton Boulevard, 0.96 miles long, acquired in 1895-1897.

94. Independence Plaza Park Independence Plaza Park 1995 Description of the 1.73-acre park acquired in 1899, between the north and south sides of Independence Boulevard, Brooklyn, and Park Avenues, with photos and history.

95. Indian Mound Indian Mound 1995 Description with photos of the mound at Kessler Park, including its erosion, excavation attempts, and preservation attempts.

96. Interesting People: The Widow of E. H. Harriman, Wilbur Wright, W. R. Nelson, John Bigelow, Gifford Interesting People: The Widow of E. H. Harriman, Wilbur Wright, W. R. Nelson, John Bigelow, Gifford Pinchot February 1910 Picture and biographical description of William Rockhill Nelson, owner and editor of The Kansas City Star newspaper and "chief inspiration" for the city's park and boulevard system and "Western Gallery...

97. J. C. Nichols Parkway J. C. Nichols Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of J.C. Nichols Parkway of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.57 miles long, acquired in 1909.

98. Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians 1912 One page listing national rankings for Kansas City and other generally descriptive statistics about its size and economy, and one page about its park and boulevard system and the "[s]pecial attention....

99. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of Delbert James Haff, or D. J. Haff, legal counsel and legislator for the park and boulevard system in Kansas City, born in Michigan in 1859 and arriving in Kansas City in 1886 as a lawyer....

100. Kansas City Parks Kansas City Parks May 16, 1905 Transcript of pages 9-15 of another source (093.3 K16, not in this dept.) as they appear in Glaab's book, from an 1893 report on city parks, including Kansas City's park and boulevard system.