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41. Mission Hills Kansas, Spirea Time Mission Hills Kansas, Spirea Time Postcard of a rustic bridge and spirea in bloom in Mission Hills Kansas

42. Matilda Shelden Matilda Shelden 1968 (first edition 1950) Photo and description of Matilda Dallmeyer Shelden, or Matilda Shelden, wife of Dr. Frank Shelden ("a noted tennis star") and member of the upper house of the City Council in 1924, "member of the Woman's...

43. Map of Penn Valley Park Map of Penn Valley Park 1910 Map of Penn Valley Park, showing wooded areas, tennis courts, ball fields, etc. At the time of the map's printing, George E. Kessler (landscape architect) and W. H. Dunn (Superintendent of Parks) were...

44. 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...

45. Love-82: Leo Feingold's Lifetime of Tennis Love-82: Leo Feingold's Lifetime of Tennis Fall 1997 Photos and biographical article about Leo Feingold, an 82-year-old top-ranked tennis player for his age group, born in New York in 1915. Description of his life and career, starting the sport as an adolescent...

46. Loretto Academy Loretto Academy Postcard of the Loretto Academy

47. Loose Park Tennis Courts Loose Park Tennis Courts Looking northeast at unidentified people on tennis courts, located on west side of park; also shows Rose Garden.

48. Lamar Hunt's Latest Word Lamar Hunt's Latest Word May//1973 Photos, illustration, and article about the new amusement park known as Worlds of Fun "[l]ocated only seven miles northeast of the downtown area in the rolling hills of Clay County." Owned by Lamar Hunt...

49. KC Parks Enjoy Impressive Rebound KC Parks Enjoy Impressive Rebound July 26, 2009 The SHAPE program (Safe, Healthy and Attractive Public Environments) initiated by Kansas City in 2003 appears to be working. The parks are cleaner and tennis courts, fountains, benches, and drinking fountains...

50. Kansas City Field Club Tennis Courts Kansas City Field Club Tennis Courts July 23, 1916 People playing tennis on the courts at the Kansas City Field Club located at 51st Street and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri.

51. Kansas City Field Club Kansas City Field Club July 23, 1916 View of the fields at the Kansas City Field Club at 51st Street and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri, including a partial view of the baseball diamond and the tennis courts.

52. 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...

53. 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...

54. Hyde Park Hyde Park Postcard of a view in Hyde Park

55. Holmes Park, Shelter House Holmes Park, Shelter House Postcard of Shelter House at Holmes Park

56. 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...

57. 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...

58. Excelsior Springs, Elms Hotel Excelsior Springs, Elms Hotel Postcard of the Elms Hotel, Excelsior Springs, MO

59. Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum May 8, 2008 There is tension between the Rockhill neighborhood and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art concerning the fate of the Rockhill Tennis Club. The museum trustees own the tennis club at 46th Street and Rockhill...

60. Deaths: Robert E. Ballinger Deaths: Robert E. Ballinger December/6/1971 Photo and obituary for Robert Ballinger, "vice-president of the Thompson-Hayward Chemical Company," a chemical engineer from the Kansas City area, and "past president of the Rockhill Tennis Club."