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1. Yanda House Yanda House March 7, 2010 Article describes the house built by architect Albert J. Yanda at 1102 Valentine Road. The steel, aluminum and glass structure, an assemblage of simple geometrics, nestles into a cliff, the back of the...

2. Westport to Lose Oldest Church Building Westport to Lose Oldest Church Building Winter 2003 St. Luke's AME Church, at the corner of 43rd and Roanoke, will be demolished because of the widening of 43rd Street and the "general deterioration of the building". Organized soon after the Civil War to...

3. Westport Race Track Westport Race Track Includes an article by Dory DeAngelo called "And They're Off!" Article has an 1835 map of Westport showing the racetrack at 38th and Summit, now in the Roanoke district of Westport.

4. Washington Irving Apartments Washington Irving Apartments 1999 Distant view of apartments at 4746 Roanoke Parkway

5. Virginia Slims Gals to Make KC Stop Virginia Slims Gals to Make KC Stop February//1978 Article about the professional women's Virginia Slims tennis tournament in town.

6. Valentine Road Valentine Road Postcard of Valentine Road

7. Valentine Residential District Valentine Residential District June 5, 1905 File contains a pamphlet with illustrations, map, and information on the Valentine residential district with turn of the century residences and located roughly between (and just east of the Roanoke residential...

8. Tromanhauser Residence Tromanhauser Residence Full frontal and side view; located at 3603 W. Roanoke.

9. Tromanhauser Residence Tromanhauser Residence Partial frontal view; located at 3603 W. Roanoke

10. Thomas Hart Benton: Painting in Photographs Thomas Hart Benton: Painting in Photographs September 2008 Feature article describing Thomas Hart Benton and his work. Gives a brief history, discusses some of his famous works, and describes Benton’s studio and home located in the Roanoke district.

11. Thomas Hart Benton Thomas Hart Benton Postcard of self-portrait of Thomas Hart Benton, painted by the artist in 1970

12. This Real Estate Offers 12 Rooms Plus a Piece of History This Real Estate Offers 12 Rooms Plus a Piece of History July/10/2002 Photos of Roselawn at 3717 Bell St., the former residence of William Volker, a home-furnishing tycoon and philanthropist. Mr. Volker lived at Roselawn from 1890 until his death in 1947. Roselawn is located...

13. The Friends of Roanoke Park The Friends of Roanoke Park July//1981 Article about the restoration of a park by cooperation between the city government and area residents, in this case Sue McCord-Belzer.

14. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of B. Thompson Whipple, a realtor born in Pennsylvania in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1875 as a banker and "promoter and platter of the addition called Roanok [sic]" (the Roanoke...

15. Ten Architectural Gems 1865-1966 Ten Architectural Gems 1865-1966 December 1973 Article that provides profiles of ten notable homes in the Kansas City area. The featured homes are as follow: the Robert Berkebile residence (600 E. 36th Street), the Edward Scarritt Residence (3500 Gladstone...

16. Street Cleaning: Brush-Mowing Grader Street Cleaning: Brush-Mowing Grader May 1972 Photo and description of the "Galion grader" for street cleaning re-tooled by the Kansas City Public Works Department with "a Roanoke Robot mower" for removal of brush on the sides of city streets.

17. Spring Building Activity Spring Building Activity March/31/1901 Article about the new residential construction boom in Kansas City, describing the new and varying styles of architecture and methods of construction contrasting with simpler designs of the city in the...

18. Spring Building Activity Spring Building Activity March/31/1901 Illustrations and descriptions of the following residences new in Kansas City in 1901: (1) Dr. E. L. Henderson at 26th and Forest Avenue, designed by A. B. Anderson; (2) A. E. Holmes at Valentine and Roanoke...

19. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920 Brief description and photo of the park.

20. Shed and Debris Shed and Debris n.d. Close-up view of shed and debris on a lot near Southwest Trafficway and Roanoke Road north of Westport Road.