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An autochrome photograph of the croton flowers outside of the Swope Park Shelter House, taken from the east.

Date: 
September 20th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Alfred Benjamin Memorial in Swope Park, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
July 1st 1934

A color glass plate positive photograph of the view looking north-northwest towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri from the tower of the Swope Park Shelter House (now the Battle of Westport Visitor Center).

A color glass plate positive photograph of the view looking southeast across the Swope Park gardens near the Shelter House (now the Battle of Westport Visitor Center).

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).

Photograph of a newly constructed shelter house with a picnic oven at Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast towards Shelter House #4, located just east of present-day Starlight Theatre.

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