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Penn Valley Lake

An autochrome photograph facing north-northeast across Penn Valley Lake with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Date: 
October 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Penn Valley Park, as seen looking northeast from Scout Hill.

Date: 
June 15th 1932

An autochrome photograph looking northwest towards the lagoon in Swope Park.

Date: 
October 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Lake of the Woods from the north, located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.

Date: 
September 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the north end of the Lake of the Woods, taken from the south. The lake is located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.

Date: 
October 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the west end of the Lake of the Woods, taken from the southeast. The lake is located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.

Date: 
October 28th 1933

An autochrome photograph of A. B. Eisenhower's residence, taken looking southwest across Willow Lake. Eisenhower was vice-president of the Commerce Trust Company.

An autochrome photograph looking south towards the east island of Lake Hiwasee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Date: 
July 6th 1932

An autochrome photograph looking east over Lake Hiwassee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Date: 
June 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph looking east over Lake Hiwassee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Date: 
May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph looking southeast over Lake Hiwassee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Date: 
August 3rd 1935

An autochrome photograph of two seated women looking across Lake Tapawingo on the property of George W. Allan, President of the Kansas City Pump Company.

Date: 
June 24th 1938

An autochrome photograph of Willow Lake, taken from the south. Willow Lake is located at the southeast corner of 63rd Street and Ensley Lane.

Date: 
July 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a woman standing under a Hawthorne tree by Troost Lake. Lauder notes with the picture: "Don't Mutilate". This vantage point faces north-northeast with the 27th Street Viaduct over Vine Street in the background.

Date: 
April 23rd 1933

A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira from the Smiths' doorway. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira outside of the Smiths' window. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a bouquet of yellow water lilies sitting on a table on the property of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith. Lake Quivira is pictured in the background. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
July 19th 1941

The statue of a small boy and a pool were features of the Crestwood interior park named Happy Woods Park, once located between 54th Street, 55th Street, Locust Street, and Cherry Street. This vantage point faces southeast towards the intersection of Locust Street, 55th Street, and Oak Street in the far right background.

Date: 
1920

Kansas Citians skating on the lake at the Kansas City Country Club, now Loose Park, in the winter of 1920.

Date: 
1920

The defunct Lake Hiwassee in Mission Hills, Kansas was bordered by Indian Lane to the west, Wenonga Road to the east, and 63rd Street to the north. The large concrete dam pictured was been built across Brush Creek at this point. This vantage point faces southwest on 63rd Street, just west of Wenonga Road.

Date: 
1924

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.