Parks

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Photograph of three women standing on a stony outcropping in Zimmerman Park circa 1930s. The area, owned by Adolph Zimmerman, was cultivated as a private park and was located northeast of Stilwell, Kansas. The property was purchased by the YMCA and operated as a camp from 1943 to 1998. 

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Photograph of a Strang Line trolley car passing in front of tall wooden fence at Aviation Park in the 1910s. The airfield and park was roughly located between 83rd on the north and 87th Street on the south, and and Lowell Avenue on the west and Riley Street on the east. 

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Photograph of the Ford Assembly Plant, located on the east of Winchester Avenue between 10th Street and 12th Street. This vantage point faces east-southeast near the southeast corner of 10th Street and Ewing Avenue.

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Photograph with slide description: "Wading pool, The Grove, 1914." This vantage point faces east from just north of Benton Plaza between Kansas Avenue and Agnes Avenue.

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Photograph of people playing tennis at the North Terrace Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the southwest corner of Gladstone Boulevard and St John Avenue.

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Circa 1930 photograph of the Swope Park tennis courts. This vantage point faces east from near the present intersection of Pavilion Road and Starlight Road.

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Photograph of the Ford Assembly Plant at the intersection of 10th Street and Winchester Avenue. This vantage point faces northeast on the north side of 12th Street between Ewing Avenue and Winchester Avenue.

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Photograph of the rear of the Montgomery Ward building at the northeast corner of St John Avenue and Belmont Boulevard. This vantage point faces south towards the complex from Indian Mound Point (Indian Mound Park).

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Photograph looking south toward the band stand and comfort station located in Observation Park.

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Photograph looking north-northeast towards the west entrance of Observation Park from the northwest corner of Holly Street and 20th Terrace.

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Photograph looking south-southeast towards the Observation Park reservoir.

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Photograph looking north along Kersey Coates Drive near the end of 10th Street. The palisades or cliffs of West Terrace Park are in view.

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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.