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An autochrome photograph of the Kansas City Southern Railroad bridge in Swope Park. This vantage point faces southwest on 67th Street (once known as Blue Ridge Boulevard) just east of the bridge.

Date: 
October 24th 1933

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

Date: 
September 20th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Thomas H. Swope Mausoleum in Swope Park, taken from west of the memorial.

Date: 
October 7th 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 a reflecting pool opposite the west entrance to Swope Park. This vantage point faces east across the pool (now known as Delbert J. Haff Circle Fountain) towards the Swope Park entrance.

Date: 
June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a group of people at a picnic in Swope Park.

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 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 the view looking southeast across the Swope Park gardens near the Shelter House (now the Battle of Westport Visitor Center).

A black and white glass plate positive photograph of the Kansas City Zoo entrance from an aerial view.

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.

Marion Cauger, friend of Walt Disney, seated on a statue of a lion at the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. Marion was the nephew of Arthur V. Cauger, operator of the Kansas City Slide Company at 2449 Charlotte Street. A. V. Cauger employeed both Marion and Walt at the company.

Date: 
April 2nd 1922

Letter from Frances Hatfield of Kansas City to Governor Guy Park urging him to investigate reports of election fraud during the recent primary in Kansas City.

Date: 
August 17th 1936

Photograph of the entrance to Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast towards the Shelter House from just east of the Swope Parkway entrance to Swope Park.

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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.