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21. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of J. R. Battenfeld, the president of the Battenfeld Grease & Oil Corporation at 3148 Roanoke Road in Kansas City, starting work in Kansas City in 1911 "as branch manager for the Stevens...

22. Coca Cola/Western Auto Building Profile Coca Cola/Western Auto Building Profile 1999

23. Coleman Highlands Is Hard to Find but Worth the Trip Coleman Highlands Is Hard to Find but Worth the Trip May//1976 Concise article describing the location, nature, and zoning for single-family residences in the small residential district "on the bluffs north of Roanoke Park," between 31st, 35th, Holly, and Southwest...

24. Creative Spark Creative Spark October 27 - November 2, 2005 Article discusses "make over" of Creative Candles LLC by new owners Ken Weiner and Pam Fleischer. The new owners moved the company from 2101 Broadway to 3218 Roanoke Road after purchasing it in July 2005....

25. Death Closes Busy Life of Mrs. Bartle Death Closes Busy Life of Mrs. Bartle December/8/1987 Photo and obituary of Mrs. H. Roe Bartle, the widow of the former mayor of Kansas City, dying at the age of 82.

26. Deaths: Jacob Silverforb Deaths: Jacob Silverforb October/17/1964 Photo and obituary for Jacob Silverforb, "82, of 4821 Roanoke parkway," a "retired pharmacist" and operator of "the Silverforb pharmacies here, the President pharmacy in the Hotel President, and the Federmann...

27. Densmore Hotel Densmore Hotel Postcard of the Densmore Hotel

28. Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area February 1977 Aticle about the eighth Designers' Showhouse, at 1008 Valentine Road, a Victorian mansion built in 1901-1902 for the family of Llewellyn James, general counsel for the Armour Packing Company and later...

29. Designers' Showhouse XIX Designers' Showhouse XIX 1988 Two-page paper on the 19th Designers' Showhouse showcasing the residence of Herbert P. Wright at 3735 Belleview Avenue. The house was built in 1913, designed by architect Clarence Shepard, and listed "on...

30. Developers Plan Condo Project Near Plaza Developers Plan Condo Project Near Plaza August 17, 2007 A 1950s-era apartment building located at 4700 Roanoke Parkway near the Country Club Plaza is to be renovated into 26 condominiums. The project has been named 4700 and the location offers a good view of...

31. Discovering the Past Discovering the Past May//1976 Mention of Roanoke Park as the site of the Kansas City Inter-State Fairgrounds.

32. Discovering the Past Discovering the Past May//1976 Some history of the Roanoke Park area of Westport.

33. Edgy Brilliance Edgy Brilliance May 2008 Drawings and article about the construction of the new Plaza West Edge multi-use development in the Country Club Plaza. The project owner and CEO of Bernstein-Rein Advertising, Bob Bernstein, "wanted the...

34. Family Home Back in Family Family Home Back in Family June 28, 2006 Article relates how David and Lucy Terry bought a home called Rock Oaks in the Roanoke neighborhood. The house was built in 1921 by Lucy's great-grandfather, Frank Shryock. "When Shryock built the three-story...

35. Favored Historic Neighborhood Marks 100 Years Favored Historic Neighborhood Marks 100 Years October 2007 A brief history of the Coleman Highlands neighborhood established in 1869 by William T. Coleman. The neighborhood is located just south of Roanoke Park between 31st, 35th, Holly, and Southwest Trafficways....

36. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of an area near 31st Street and Roanoke Road, showing extensive damage from the 1951 Flood.

37. Follow the Red Brick Roads Follow the Red Brick Roads September 20, 2006 Article describes surviving examples of brick streets in Kansas City. The longest, a 1,750 foot stretch between Karnes Boulevard and Valentine Road, is a historic landmark.

38. Frank Slezak Frank Slezak Photos and information on Frank Slezak, an architect and past president of the Roanoke Homes Association with residence at 827 Valentine Road. Born in Kansas City about 1913 and winning awards from the...

39. George Muehlebach George Muehlebach 1908 Photo and bio of George Edward Muehlebach, Sr., or George Muehlebach, Sr. (1833-1905) and biographical sketch of his son, George Muehlebach, Jr. Description of the father as a native of Switzerland emigrating...

40. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Descriptions of wine gardens in the Westport area in the late 1800s, all in the Roanoke and Valentine residential districts west of Broadway, including that of "Fred Esslinger" at 39th and Roanoke Roads...