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41. Alfred Benjamin Memorial Alfred Benjamin Memorial 1934-07-01 View of Alfred Benjamin Memorial in Swope Park.

42. All That Jazz All That Jazz March 1973 Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's influence on it before 1900 and after World War I.

43. America's Most Beautiful City America's Most Beautiful City July/15/1915 Description with photos of the notable park system: "Tying them all together is the longest system of municipal boulevards in the world."

44. American Royal American Royal 1954 Left to right: C. L. Parks, representing Lee Baker; N. Emerson Paton, SCBA/American Royal; Miss Betty Loman, Johnson County Beauty Queen; C. Monroe Block, President, Chamber of Commerce; and H. R. Garrison,...

45. American Royal American Royal 1954 Left to right: C. L. Parks, representing Lee Baker; N. Emerson Paton, SCBA and American Royal; Miss Betty Loman, Johnson County Beauty Queen; C. Monroe Block, President, Chamber of Commerce; and H. R....

46. Amusement Parks Amusement Parks A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks

47. An Impressive Start at Revitalizing Penn Valley Park An Impressive Start at Revitalizing Penn Valley Park May 12, 2013 Editorial summarizes recent efforts to revitalize Penn Valley Park and suggests future improvements. The author states that the efforts took place under the leadership of the Penn Valley Park Conservancy...

48. An Oasis Imperiled An Oasis Imperiled August 3, 2004 Editorial decrying a proposed change to Oppenstein Brothers Memorial Park, "one of the most inviting public spaces in Kansas City," located at 12th and Walnut. According to the author, the city's plan...

49. Andrew Drips Park Andrew Drips Park 1995 Description of the 0.16-acre park acquired in 1882, between Belleview, 16th, and Jarboe Streets, with photo, drawing, and history as being the first city park.

50. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of Kansas City's park and boulevard system, depicting Admiral Boulevard, Grand Avenue, Independence Avenue, Woodland Avenue, Cliff Drive, and Gladstone Boulevard.

51. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Map, description, and area (for each park) and distance (for boulevards) charts about the Kansas City park and boulevard system with an inset of Swope Park.

52. Anywhere But Here Anywhere But Here Sept.-Oct./26-2/2002 Article about the history and present state of Berkley Riverfront Park, a city park on the Missouri riverfront between the Paseo and Heart of America bridges.

53. Appreciation of Swope Park Appreciation of Swope Park April/23/1918 Explanation of a proposal by the Chamber of Commerce to "give expression" of thanks "in a more substantial way than merely through resolution of thanks."

54. Area Organizations Partner to Level the Playing Field at Belvidere Area Organizations Partner to Level the Playing Field at Belvidere February 23, 2011 Local organizations such as Kansas City Parks and Recreation, Don Bosco Centers, Sporting Kansas City, and the Northeast Soccer League have partnered to raise over $250,000 for a new soccer complex at...

55. Argentine Kansas Argentine Kansas Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado

56. Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker January 11, 2006 The column "Postcards of Historic Northeast" features the Arly L. Hedrick Bridge as seen in 1921 at 27th Street. The bridge was built in 1919 in Troost Park by the firm of Hedrick & Hedrick and is now...

57. Armour Boulevard Armour Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Armour Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Paseo Boulevards, 1.25 miles long, acquired in 1899.

58. Armour Packing Company Armour Packing Company Postcard of the Kansas City Convention Hall and the plant of Armour & Co

59. Art in the Loop and Oppenstein Park Art in the Loop and Oppenstein Park April 2007 The commission for the Art in the Loop project in Oppenstein Park has been awarded to Laura DeAngelis.

60. Art Writ Large Art Writ Large March 2011 Review of architectural and fine-art photographer Mike Sinclair whose "work has been seen in major publications and architectural press such as the "The New York Times," "Dwell," "Metropolis," "Architectural...