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81. Bathhouse at Grove Park Bathhouse at Grove Park 1915 Full frontal and side view of public bathhouse.

82. Bathhouse at Grove Park Bathhouse at Grove Park 1915 Partial frontal and side view of public bathhouse.

83. Battle of Westport Marker Battle of Westport Marker 1989 Battle of Westport marker, located on south end of park.

84. Battle of Westport Proposed Memorial Park Battle of Westport Proposed Memorial Park

85. Before Bleeding Kansas: Christian Missionaries, Slavery, and the Shawnee Indians in Pre-Territorial Before Bleeding Kansas: Christian Missionaries, Slavery, and the Shawnee Indians in Pre-Territorial Kansas, 1844-1854 Spring//2001 Photos, illustrations, and comprehensive article about the early history of pre-territorial Kansas from 1844 to 1854. Discussion on several topics such as Christian Indian missions and missionaries, the...

86. Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Spring 2006 The early Kansas City area parks featured in this article include: (1) Washington Park which was located in Independence, Missouri, and opened on July 4, 1887; (2) Fairmount Park which was located in the...

87. Before Electric: A History of Kansas City's First Amusement Parks Before Electric: A History of Kansas City's First Amusement Parks 2001 A 38 page photocopied typescript manuscript listing early parks in this area including Troost Park, Chelsea Park, Washington Park, Forest Park, Fairmount Park and Carnival Park.

88. 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.

89. 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.

90. Beloved Penn Valley Park Has New Protector Beloved Penn Valley Park Has New Protector May 26, 2010 The Penn Valley Conservancy is a new organization and a "potentially powerful ally for the stretched city parks department" in advocating for the park. The group's purpose is to protect the historic park...

91. Belvidere Hollow Belvidere Hollow 1944 Construction view of Belvidere Hollow being converted into a playground; located on Belvidere between Troost and Forest.

92. Belvidere Hollow Belvidere Hollow August 1944 Distant view of audience and unidentified musical group performing at the dedication of Belvidere Hollow as a park.

93. Belvidere Playground Belvidere Playground 1944 Distant view of Belvidere Playground; located on Belvidere between Troost and Forest in Belvidere Hollow area.

94. 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.

95. Beyond the Trees of Penn Valley Park, the Towers of the City Beyond the Trees of Penn Valley Park, the Towers of the City June/28/1964 Photo of the park and the view from it of Downtown, with caption.

96. Big Brother in the Parks Big Brother in the Parks April 16, 2003 To help with the problem of illegal dumping, graffitti, and other forms of destruction in parks and byways, the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department is now using cameras to help control the problem....

97. Bill Walters and W.I. Ayres Bill Walters and W.I. Ayres June 13, 1932 Bill Walters and W. I. Ayres seated on benches near Shelter House Number 7.

98. Biography of Arthur E. Stilwell (1859-1928), Railroad President Biography of Arthur E. Stilwell (1859-1928), Railroad President 2008

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

100. Biography of Carl Betz (1854-1898), Educator and Musician Biography of Carl Betz (1854-1898), Educator and Musician 2009