The State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City

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Yates Drive Entrance to Swope Park

Yates Drive, which provided a new entrance to Swope Park from the north, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the intersection of 63rd Street, Elmwood Avenue, and Yates Drive (now Starlight Road).

Wornall Manor Sign

Sign for Wornall Manor, looking southwest from the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, Valley Road, and 62nd Street.

Wornall Manor Playground

This picture was taken looking north-northeast at the southern tip of Wornall Manor playground, once located in the interior of block six, between 62nd and 63rd Streets, Valley Road and Summit Streets. Several children are shown playing on playground equipment while adults watch from a distance.

Wornall Homestead Homes Association Dinner

The Wornall Homestead Homes Association Annual Dinner on March 15, 1938.

Wolferman's Grocery Store

Interior of Wolferman's Grocery Store at 47th Street and Wyandotte Street in the Country Club Plaza, female shoppers are shown browsing a sweets display.

William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts

Photograph of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from just west of Rockhill Road.

Wilbur H. Dunn Park

Photograph of Wilbur H. Dunn Park in the summer of 1937, looking north from 68th St. at the Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri.

White Eagle Filling Station

Exterior view of the White Eagle Oil and Refining Company Filling Station at 46th Terrace and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). A black automobile and one driver are outside the filling station. This picture was taken looking northwest on Mill Creek Parkway just south of 46th Terrace.

What Kansas City Is to Get for Its Ten-Year Plan Money

Series of articles from the Kansas City Star entitled "What Kansas City Is to Get for Its Ten-Year Plan Money". It details each proposition to be voted upon in the May 26, 1931 election.

Westwood Hills Shopping Center at State Line Road and 50th Street

This picture was taken looking west at the intersection of 50th Street and State Line Road. In November 1925, a small shopping center was being developed at the entrance to Westwood Hills, at 50th Street and State Line, designed in the mode common to English farm buildings with a touch of Normandy introduced by means of a round tower.

Ward Parkway Parking Garage

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Ward Parkway parking garage was taken looking west-northwest on Ward Parkway just west of Broadway Boulevard.

VOTE "YES" ON ALL THE BONDS!

Campaign materials promoting voter approval for civic improvement bonds in Kansas City on May 26, 1931.