Aerial views

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West Bottoms and Westside

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north near 29th Street and Southwest Boulevard. The stockyards, train roundhouse, Kansas River, and Missouri River are pictured.

West Bottoms

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east-northeast across the West Bottoms from Kansas City, Kansas. Includes view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, as well as the 2nd Hannibal Bridge and the ASB bridge. Both the Kansas and Missouri rivers in view.

View from Swope Park Shelter House Tower

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).

View from Swope Park Shelter House Tower

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).

Unity Farm Amphitheater

An autochrome photograph of the Unity Farm (Unity Village) Amphitheater as seen looking northeast atop Unity Tower.

Union Station, Kansas City

Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, dedicated in 1914. This vantage point faces north-northeast from Liberty Memorial and shows downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Union Station and Westside

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northeast over near 25th Street and Southwest Boulevard; shows the west side of Union Station. Identified on back as "Penn Ave. Viaduct & Union Sta."

The Walnuts Gardens

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken from the southeast outside of a window in the apartment building.

The Walnuts Gardens

An autochrome photograph of the center of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken from the south atop the apartment building.

The Walnuts Gardens

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northeast from inside the apartment building.

Swimming Pool, Swope Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Swope Park swimming pool, located on Riverside Drive in the northeast corner of Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief description copied from the K.C. Star about the swimming pool.

Swift and Company and Kansas River

Photograph with slide description, "Air view over Swift's plant to Stock Exchange; Kansas City, Mo. (1927)."