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121. James J. Lynn James J. Lynn 1952 Photo and bio of James Lynn, president of the U. S. Epperson Underwriting Company in the R. A. Long Building, born in Louisiana in 1892 and coming to Kansas City in 1909. Lynn donated to the city his residential...

122. Kansas City Altitudes Kansas City Altitudes September 22, 1985 The highest point within the city limits of Kansas City is at 155th and Prospect Avenues--1,081 feet, according to Michael Wilson, chief of survey, engineering division, Kansas City Public Works Department....

123. Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid 1964-1988 Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...

124. Kansas City Historical Society Kansas City Historical Society 1912 Framed (10.75 in. x 32.75 in.) black and white group photograph (7.75 in. x 29.5 in.) of older men and women attending the fourth annual meeting of the Kansas City Historical Society, held at Swope Park....

125. Kansas City Open Golf Tournament Kansas City Open Golf Tournament Souvenir booklet from the Kansas City Open Golf Tournament for the following: 1st, Swope Park Golf Course, 1949; 6th , Blue Hills Country Club, 1954; 7th, Hillcrest Country Club, 1955; 8th, Milburn Golf...

126. Kansas City Park Department Kansas City Park Department 1922-1946 Folder contains two brochures connected with the Park Department. One concerns a music in the parks series held in 1946 and the other concerns the "Park and Plan Week Celebration" which includes among...

127. Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge Distant view of bridge from ground.

128. Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge 1930 View of bridge from ground showing cars along roadside.

129. Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge February, 1930 Distant view looking down Flying Field Road (63rd Street).

130. Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge Kansas City Southern Railway Bridge February, 1930 Distant view looking down Flying Field Road (63rd Street) with car on road.

131. Kansas City Trees Kansas City Trees March, March, April//1961, 1963, 1968 File contains the journal "Phytologica" with articles about the discovery and classification of tree species by Kendall Laughlin at Scarritt Point in Kessler Park (types of hickory) and Swope Park (types...

132. Kansas City Zoo Kansas City Zoo ca1945 Distant view of the Tropical Habitat Building at the Kansas City Zoo at Swope Park.

133. Kansas City Zoo Kansas City Zoo Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Kansas City Zoological Gardens, or Kansas City Zoo at Swope Park, with description of its various exotic animals and other attractions.

134. Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Washington Parks: 1892-1936 2012 Compiled history of Kansas City's amusement parks from 1892-1936.

135. Kansas City's Neglected Zoo Kansas City's Neglected Zoo July//1970 Article about the deplorable condition of the city zoo due to a construction strike and lack of funds.

136. Kansas City's Unique College Kansas City's Unique College December/19/1916 Description of Park College and its history, including growth of students and assets since its foundation in 1875 in Parkville, Missouri, "as near to the Kansas City postoffice as the zoo at Swope Park."...

137. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Wilbur Dunn, "superintendent of the parks of Kansas City." He was born in Baldwin, Kansas, in 1864 and came to Kansas City in 1884 as a civil engineer, becoming connected with "the...

138. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Halcro, "a stone contractor and builder," born in Scotland in 1859 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1880 and "erect[ing] many of the finest stone residences of the city, including...

139. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Louis Root, "superintendent of Mount Washington cemetery of Kansas City." Born in New York in 1853 and coming here in 1887 as a civil engineer "associated with George E. Kessler,...

140. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Swope, a prominent real estate investor and developer of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming here in 1857 as a realtor, donating the large tract of land southeast of...