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1. A History of Waldo A History of Waldo 1999? Booklet with photos and information on the neighborhood of southwestern Kansas City, Missouri called Waldo (residential and business district) after Dr. David Waldo, a physician and western freighter in...

2. Ashes Are Gone, and Renewal Is Under Way Ashes Are Gone, and Renewal Is Under Way February 16, 2008 Story about the February 16, 2007, fire at 75th and Washington St. and the businesses affected and year later status of the businesses. "The blaze destroyed the 74-year-old Waldo Astoria Dinner Theater...

3. Best-Kept Secret Best-Kept Secret September/October 2002 House-hunting profile of the Waldo residential district, bounded by Gregory Boulevard, Ward Parkway, Holmes Road, and 85th St.

4. Costumes, Grain, Lizards, Bones & Vacuum Cleaners: the Urban Wilderness of Waldo Costumes, Grain, Lizards, Bones & Vacuum Cleaners: the Urban Wilderness of Waldo November 2007 The author of this article explains why he likes the "messy" urbanism of the Waldo area. Article features many black and white photographs of streetscapes, businesses, and residences.

5. Country Club Line Streetcar Country Club Line Streetcar 1955 Route 56, Country Club line car at stop near 75th and Wornall.

6. Country Club Line Streetcar Country Club Line Streetcar 1955 Route 56, Country Club line car near 75th and Wornall. Also shows Katz Drug Store sign.

7. Country Club Line Streetcar Country Club Line Streetcar 1955 Route 56, Country Club line car at a stop near 75th and Wornall.

8. Do You Know Kansas City? Do You Know Kansas City? October/3/1947 Photo and short descripton of 1907 Waldo and the businesses in the picture, including Emery, Bird, Thayer & Company and George C. Croner's grocery store.

9. Dodson Streetcar Line Dodson Streetcar Line 1950 Route 65, Dodson line car near 75th and Wornall.

10. Dodson Streetcar Line Dodson Streetcar Line 1950 Route 65, Dodson line car near 75th and Wornall.

11. Dodson Streetcar Line Dodson Streetcar Line 1950 Route 65, Dodson line car near 75th and Wornall.

12. Dr. David Waldo--Physician, Soldier, Santa Fe Trader and Big Landholder Dr. David Waldo--Physician, Soldier, Santa Fe Trader and Big Landholder Spring//1968 Photo (of Dr. Waldo) and biographical article (written by Waldo's grandson) about Dr. David Waldo (1802-1878), a "physician, soldier, wealthy landowner, and early day Santa Fe trader" of Independence,...

13. Dream Small Dream Small February 1-8, 2008 Article profiles Botwin Family Partners LP and general partner Diane Botwin. The company owns the property at 75th and Washington in Waldo that was destroyed by a disastrous fire in February 2007. Botwin...

14. Georgraphic Spotlight: Past Glory, Future Promise--Waldo and Brookside's Popularity and Potential Are Georgraphic Spotlight: Past Glory, Future Promise--Waldo and Brookside's Popularity and Potential Are on the Upswing December 2000 Photos and article about the "renaissance" of the adjacent urban neighborhoods (combined business and residential districts) in southern Kansas City, Missouri.

15. Haven? Cops, Residents find Waldo, Brookside Safe Haven? Cops, Residents find Waldo, Brookside Safe September 9, 2008 The Waldo and Brookside neighborhoods, bounded roughly "by 47th Street on the north, 95th Street on the south, State Line Road on the west, and Blue Ridge Road on the east," are generally low-crime areas....

16. How Waldo Got Its Name How Waldo Got Its Name October/17/1962 Concise history of the Waldo family and district named after it, with photos.

17. Kansas City Racetrack Kansas City Racetrack May/11/1895 Ad with map showing a race track between 71st, Holmes, 76th, and Oakland Avenue.

18. New Group Gives Close-Knit Waldo a Voice New Group Gives Close-Knit Waldo a Voice April/4/1991 Article about the Waldo Homes Association formed "almost singlehandedly" by Paula Jo Sullivan, for the Waldo District, defined as between 79th, Wornall, 85th, and Oak Streets.

19. Old Dummy Line from Westport to Waldo Old Dummy Line from Westport to Waldo June//1969 Article about the early history of the Waldo area, especially as it developed in relation to the "dummy" rail line from Westport to Dodson ("what is now Eighty-fifth and Prospect" Avenue) around the turn...

20. Preserving a Towering Landmark Preserving a Towering Landmark 2009-03-11 A group of area residents has formed the Waldo Tower Historical Society to preserve and document the Frank T. Riley Memorial in Tower Park. The water tower was constructed in 1920 and used until 1957.