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North Terrace Park
Penn Valley Park
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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Charlotte R White
Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman
Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City E.D.A. Area Map
Street map of a portion of Kansas City, Missouri, primarily north of 39th Street and east of Oak Street, an area targeted for economic development by the Economic Development Administration and the Black...
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.
Blue Valley Park
Men and children at the 26th and Topping entrance to Blue Valley Park. Men in photograph identified as: J.V. Lewis, Robert Benson, Fred Morris, and Harry Davis.
Boone's Trading Post
June 8, 1966
He reasoned that the building had been built in the early 1850s rather than the established date of 1837 and that it had been built by the Ewing Brothers rather than by Joseph Parks. Transactions for the...
Bridge Named For Hospital Founders
December 2, 2004
Short notice indicating that the Kansas City Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners had voted to name a bridge over Anderson Avenue in the Northeast area after Katharine Berry Richardson and Alice...
Description with photos and history of Broadway Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from 31st to 43rd Streets, 1.53 miles long, acquired in 1902-1906.
Description with photos and history Brookside Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to Meyer Boulevard, 2.10 miles long, acquired in 1913.
Bruce Area Clean-Up
Children participating in the Bruce Area clean-up.
Brush Creek Boulevard
Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Main Street to Benton Boulevard, 2.02 miles long, acquired in 1908-1911.
Brush Creek Parkway
Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from State Line Road and Ward Parkway to Cleveland Avenue, 3.63 miles long, acquired in 1916-1917.
Brush Creek Pedestrian Bridge
June 13, 1932
Wilbur Dunn, Director of Parks Department, along the banks of Brush Creek near the pedestrian bridge at Central and Ward Parkway.
Description of the 26.39-acre park acquired in 1891, between Saint John, Hardesty, and Brighton Avenue, and Budd Park Esplanade, with photos and history.
View of participants at the North Area Playground Fair at Budd Park. View of what appears to be a boxing ring in fron of building. Sing on roof says Join the Red Cross.
Postcard of Shelter at Budd Park
Participants in a Community Singing event at Budd Park.
Budd Park Coming Along
Article gives details about the progress of the pool renovation at Budd Park.
Budd Park Esplanade
Description with photos and history of Budd Park Esplanade, part of the park and boulevard system, from Van Brunt Boulevard to Hardesty Avenue, 0.37 miles long, acquired in 1913-1915.
Budd Park, Sunday Picnic
Postcard of a Sunday School Picnic at Budd Park
October 12, 2005
Budd Park was named after Judge Azariah Budd who gave 20 acres in 1890 to get the park started. It now contains 26.39 acres and is located between Brighton and Hardesty avenues, from St. John to Budd Park...
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