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1. Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur 2009;

2. Biography of Frank Sherman Land (1890-1959), Founder of the Order of De Molay Biography of Frank Sherman Land (1890-1959), Founder of the Order of De Molay 2008

3. Rose Garden and Tennis Court Rose Garden and Tennis Court 31-Aug-33 1262 Stratford Road, Residence of M. J. Healey, Vice-President and General Manager, John Deere Plow Co.

4. Tennis Court from the Northeast Tennis Court from the Northeast 15-Feb-32 1635 Drury Lane, Residence of Isaac Katz, Co-owner & Co-founder, Katz Drug Store

5. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1950, Page p549 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 4, 1909-1950, Page p549 1909-1950 A portion of Kansas City from E. 47th Street south to E. 48th Street and from McGee Street east to Locust Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

6. A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for "A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods" showing a girl in a red dress and white cap holding a tennis racket. Caption says: "Forty, Love." One of three cards with similar design....

7. J. F. Schmelzer & Sons J. F. Schmelzer & Sons ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. F. Schmelzer & Sons showing a barefoot African American boy in a large hat and ragged clothes carrying two watermelons, one under each arm. Front of card says: "J. F. Schmelzer...

8. J. F. Schmelzer & Sons J. F. Schmelzer & Sons ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. F. Schmelzer & Sons showing elves or some small people with pointed hats playing tennis. There are four elves per side and all four hold one large racket together. Front of card...

9. Historic Club Seeks New Home Historic Club Seeks New Home June 26, 2010 Article about Rockhill Tennis Club's departure from 4520 Kenwood Avenue also tells about the history of the Club and building. At its previous location, 48th and Oak, the Club was host to the 1928 Davis...

10. He's a New Bill Tilden: Ellsworth Vines, Who Plays Here, Has All the Strokes He's a New Bill Tilden: Ellsworth Vines, Who Plays Here, Has All the Strokes May/6/1932 Article about the "coming of the United States Davis Cup tennis team to Kansas City" in 1932 including American player Ellsworth Vines, compared to Bill Tilden and considered one of the best tennis players...

11. Tennis out of the Ice Age Tennis out of the Ice Age May//1977 Article about the incongruous beginnings of the World Championship tennis league in the city, with the first court set up on a sheet of ice inside the American Royal Arena.

12. Competing for a Piece of the Action Competing for a Piece of the Action February//1999 Article about the professional sports teams in Kansas City other than football and baseball: the Blades in hockey, the Explorers in tennis, and the Wizards and Attack in soccer.

13. 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.

14. Net Loss Net Loss February 21-27, 2013 Article announces that the Kansas City Explorers professional tennis team will relocate to Irving, Texas. Details regarding the Explorers' history in Kansas City are provided. City officials are interviewed...

15. Progress at the Second-Oldest Park Progress at the Second-Oldest Park October 11, 2006 Article details the Indian Mound neighborhood's concern about cleaning up Budd Park. Michael Herron, North region manager at Parks and Recreation "explained that Budd Park, established in 1891, is Kansas...

16. Museum, Neighbors at Odds Over Club Museum, Neighbors at Odds Over Club April 2, 2008 Article examining the dispute between the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Rockhill Tennis Club. The museum owns the tennis club property and wants to relocate offices to the club and use the surrounding...

17. Low-Income Housing Boosts Developer Into Big Time Low-Income Housing Boosts Developer Into Big Time June 1-7, 2007 Article features Gary Hassenflu, owner and founder of Garrison Cos. located in Prairie Village. He has used the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit development, a creation of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, to develop...

18. Notes and Comment: Equity and Aesthetics Notes and Comment: Equity and Aesthetics January//1934 Discussion about the court case between the museum and the tennis club over legal rights to the site of the planned art gallery.

19. Swope Park Tennis Courts Swope Park Tennis Courts ca1930 Distant view of tennis courts at Swope Park.

20. North Terrace Park North Terrace Park ca1930 Distant view of tennis courts in North Terrace Park.