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A color glass plate positive photograph of people fishing at a casting and wading pool in Gillham Park at the southeast corner of 41st Street and Kenwood Avenue. This vantage point faces northwest with the intersection of Gillham Road and 41st Street in the left background.

A color glass plate positive photograph of children swimming at a casting and wading pool in Gillham Park at the southeast corner of 41st Street and Kenwood Avenue.

A color glass plate positive photograph of people playing tennis at the Gillham Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces west near on Kenwood Avenue from just south of 39th Street.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the second hole of the Kansas City Country Club Golf Course.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the fifteenth hole of the Mission Hills Country Club Golf Course.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the fifth hole of the Mission Hills Country Club Golf Course.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the ninth hole of the Mission Hills Country Club Golf Course.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the ninth hole of the Mission Hills Country Club Golf Course. The eighteenth hole is also in view.

A color glass plate positive photograph of people swimming at the Mission Hills Country Club swimming pool.

Date: 
August 25th 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of five young women posed by an archery target. This vantage point faces north in the median of The Paseo between 55th Street and 56th Street.

A color glass plate positive photograph of four young women practicing archery. This vantage point faces north in the median of The Paseo between 55th Street and 56th Street.

A color glass plate positive photograph of George Cope in his "Rainbow" garden of peonies, iris, and poppies. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company. This property was situated on the west side of Oak Street, just north of Brush Creek before the waterway was diverted to its current location.

A color glass plate positive photograph of four men playing golf at the second hole of the Swope Memorial Golf Course. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the far background.

A color glass plate positive photograph of people playing golf at the eighth hole of the Swope Memorial Golf Course. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the far background.

A color glass plate positive photograph of people playing golf at the tenth hole of the Swope Memorial Golf Course. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the far background.

A color glass plate positive photograph of Ada B. Seibel standing next to regal lilies at her and Louis L. Seibel's residence. Seibel was president of Badger Lumber Company.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man and woman carrying a set of golf clubs into the clubhouse at Swope Memorial Golf Course.

Two young women sitting near a lamp sculpture with a house at 5939 Overhill Road barely visible in the background. This vantage point faces northeast towards the small park at the intersection of Stratford Road and Oakwood Road, in Mission Hills, Kansas.

Date: 
1919

Long stone bench located in The Piazzetta, a woman with a basket of flowers sits in the center of the bench. The Piazzetta (now called Strawn Park after Farrell Clifford Strawn) is located between 63rd Street, Summit Street, and Valley Road in the Greenway Fields subdivision of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest towards undeveloped land beyond the southern tip of the park. The bench and accompanying statues pictured have since been moved to the northern edge of the park bordering 63rd Street.

Date: 
1920

Six white columns stand erect in a park at Locust Street and Cherry Street, the structure patterned after the columns on the campus at the University of Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast at the intersection of Locust and Cherry, one block north of 54th Street.

Date: 
1920

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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.