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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1875-1927 Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...

3. Amusement Parks Amusement Parks A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks

4. Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker January 11, 2006 The column "Postcards of Historic Northeast" features the Arly L. Hedrick Bridge as seen in 1921 at 27th Street. The bridge was built in 1919 in Troost Park by the firm of Hedrick & Hedrick and is now...

5. Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Spring 2006 The early Kansas City area parks featured in this article include: (1) Washington Park which was located in Independence, Missouri, and opened on July 4, 1887; (2) Fairmount Park which was located in the...

6. Before Electric: A History of Kansas City's First Amusement Parks Before Electric: A History of Kansas City's First Amusement Parks 2001 A 38 page photocopied typescript manuscript listing early parks in this area including Troost Park, Chelsea Park, Washington Park, Forest Park, Fairmount Park and Carnival Park.

7. Biography of Benoist Troost (1786-1859), Physician and Early Settler Biography of Benoist Troost (1786-1859), Physician and Early Settler 2003

8. Car near Troost Lake Car near Troost Lake 1920 Car driving along lakeshore drive.

9. E. T. Allen and W. H. T. Rainford E. T. Allen and W. H. T. Rainford March 4, 1905 Photos and descriptions of E. T. Allen and W. H. T. Rainford, building contractors in Kansas City. Description of Rainford as president of the Missouri Valley Cut Stone Company at Broadway and "the Belt...

10. First School in Kansas City First School in Kansas City December 1922 Brief description of Colesville school, the "first school established within the present limits of Kansas City" and "founded by the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith, in 1832, in what is now Troost Park."

11. Flower Garden and Pavilion Flower Garden and Pavilion View of flower garden and pavilion.

12. Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19. Jahrhundert 1900 Photo of the lakeside structure at the park.

13. Kansas City's Coney Island Kansas City's Coney Island July/27/1902 Illustrations and text about the industrial exposition at Electric Park and the agricultural exposition at Troost Park.

14. 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.

15. KCResources, page 38 KCResources, page 38

16. Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One Notes on the Pioneer School of Kansas City, Part One December 1922 Mention of William Mulkey as a student of the Colesville School in early 1830s Kansas City, supervised by teacher Parley Pratt (also listed on the same page as Charley Pratt) and "founded by the Mormon...

17. Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid 1893-1918 The Old Men's Association was a social organization that met for 25 years in Kansas City beginning in 1893 up to 1918. Men had to be 60 years old or older in order to qualify for membership. Prominent...

18. Q.: How Old Is Troost Lake and Where Did It Get Its Name? Q.: How Old Is Troost Lake and Where Did It Get Its Name? September 17, 1995

19. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p301 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p301 1896-1907 Southeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 27th Street south to about E. 29th Street and from Harrison Street east to Tracy Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges...

20. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p302 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p302 1896-1907 Southeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 29th Street south to about E. 30th Street and from Harrison Street east to Tracy Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges...