Swope Park

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Photographs

Photograph showing women preparing food in the kitchen of the Interdenominational Home for Girls, located on the west side of Swope Parkway just south of 63rd Street.

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph of the Swope Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces east from near the present intersection of Pavilion Road and Starlight Road.

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description: "Zoological building; Swope Park, Kansas City, Mo."

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Photographs

Photograph of a Hippopotamus named Cleopatra begging for hay at the Swope Park Zoo.

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Photographs

Photograph of a zookeeper using a water hose on a pair of elephants at the Swope Park Zoo.

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description, "Lagoon, boathouse & bath house, bathing beach; Swope Park, K.C., Mo. 5/15/1931." This vantage point faces northwest near the southern point of The Lagoon.

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Postcards

Postcard of the Swope Park Swimming Pool, constructed with WPA funds in 1941 and located north of The Lagoon and west of Blue River in Swope Park. This vantage point faces southeast with the wading pool in the foreground and the larger swimming pool in the background.

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Pamphlets
Photographs

Small book containing prints of Kansas City attractions, including the outside and grand lobby of Union Station, Grand Avenue looking south from 8th Street, Petticoat Lane looking east, the lake and speedway in Penn Valley Park, Armour Boulevard, the entrance and shelter house of Swope Park, Gladstone Boulevard with view of R. A. Long residence, Cliff Drive, The Paseo, and Coates Drive.

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Photographs

Photograph with full frontal portrait of Frank Cromwell on porch of the Swope Memorial Golf Course clubhouse.

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Photographs

Group portrait of employees identified as instructors and floor girls at a Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party at the Donnelly Clubhouse.

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Photographs

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees attending the Instructors Christmas Party event at the Donnelly Clubhouse.

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Photographs

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees at company Christmas party at the Donnelly Clubhouse.

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