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21. William Henry Harrison Memorial William Henry Harrison Memorial Located in Sugar Creek.

22. Willard Winner Willard Winner Photos, illustrations, and information on Willard Winner, traffic and parking visionary of Kansas City starting in the late 1800s, largely responsible for the ASB Bridge. Promoter, financier, and developer...

23. Willard E. Winner Willard E. Winner Photos, illustrations, and information on Willard Winner (1849-1929), a prominent real estate developer born in Iowa and raised in Kansas City, organizing the Winner Investment Company in 1883 and the...

24. Wildwood Lake Wildwood Lake Identified as one of the lakes at Wildwood Lakes, an entertainment facility located in the Raytown, Missouri area in Jackson County. It was situated on Woodson Road between what was then Highway 40 and...

25. Wilderness Area to Become Recreation Spot Wilderness Area to Become Recreation Spot November//1955 Article about "the creation of a huge wilderness park 10 miles east of Kansas City in the direct line of the city's growth." Made up of 3,200 acres along "the Little Blue River valley with its limestone...

26. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

27. Wilbur H. Dunn Park Wilbur H. Dunn Park 1995 Description of the 9.23-acre park acquired in 1937, between Meyer and Paseo Boulevards on two sides, and 68th Street, with photos, drawing, and history.

28. Wilbur H. Dunn Wilbur H. Dunn September/19/1938 Information about Dunn, the superintendant of the parks for many years.

29. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City October/22/1922 Biographical article about Harry Burton, mayor of Kansas City, Kansas. He was born in 1887 in Climax, Kansas, arrived in Kansas City in about 1900 and worked as a telephone operator, elevator operator,...

30. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Several references and discussions about the park system.

31. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938

32. When Did Grand Avenue Become Grand Boulevard? When Did Grand Avenue Become Grand Boulevard? November 13, 1994 According to this question and answer column that appeared in the Star Magazine, Grand Avenue became a boulevard in 1993. "The change affects the stretch of Grand Avenue from Crown Center on the south...

33. Westwood Park Westwood Park 1993 Looking southeast across park grounds; located on southeast corner of 47th and State Line.

34. Westheight Manor: Certified Local Government Program Westheight Manor: Certified Local Government Program 1989 Biographical sketches of Sid Hare and Herbert Hare, partners in the landscaping architectural firm of Hare & Hare in Kansas City, Missouri, designing projects in Kansas City, Kansas, starting in 1910,...

35. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of the Palisades at West Terrace Park

36. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of the Palisades at West Terrace Park

37. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of the Palisades at West Terrace Park

38. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of Palisades at West Terrace Park

39. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the northernmost section of the 30.56-acre West Terrace Park, acquired in 1900, between 8th, Jefferson, and Hereford Drive, and the West Bluffs, with photos and history.

40. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the 30.56-acre park acquired in 1900, along the West Bluffs, from 6th to 7th Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.