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1. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

2. 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood September/14/1977 Photo of cars floating toward the Plaza tennis courts and description of damages, power outages, etc.

3. 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....

4. A New Court Date Downtown A New Court Date Downtown July 6, 2006 The Explorers' 2006 World Team-Tennis season will be played on a 66-by-128- foot slab of asphalt on the deck of Barney Allis Plaza. It will be surrounded by bleachers and vendor areas. The team's first...

5. Allen Poteet Allen Poteet February/2/1972 Obituary for Allen Poteet, one of the founders in 1916 of the Rockhill Tennis Club, dying at the age of 87 in 1972.

6. An Interview With John A. Rodriguez An Interview With John A. Rodriguez 1977-05-19 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

7. 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

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

9. Budd Park Budd Park Postcard of Shelter at Budd Park

10. Budd Park, Sunday Picnic Budd Park, Sunday Picnic Postcard of a Sunday School Picnic at Budd Park

11. Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians [and] The Shawnee Treaty of 1832 Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians [and] The Shawnee Treaty of 1832 June//1969 Photo and articles about Captain Joseph Parks (1794-1859) and the Shawnee Indian treaty of 1832. Description of Parks as a native of (probably) Michigan moving from Ohio with other Shawnee Indians to Kansas...

12. Chiefs' Founder, AFL Pioneer Dies Chiefs' Founder, AFL Pioneer Dies December 14, 2006 Lamar Hunt, founder of the Kansas City Chiefs, died December 13, 2006. "Hunt's decision to relocate the Dallas Texans of the fledgling and struggling American Football League and rename them the Kansas...

13. 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.

14. Country Club Plaza Country Club Plaza 1950 Distant view of tennis match from east side of courts located between Main and Mill Creek Parkway (later J.C. Nichols Parkway).

15. Country Club Plaza Country Club Plaza 1950 Distant view of tennis match from west side of courts located between Main and Mill Creek Parkway (later J.C. Nichols Parkway).

16. 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."

17. 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...

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

19. 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...

20. 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...