Lakes & ponds

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The Lake, Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the lake in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Swope Park Lagoon

An autochrome photograph looking northwest towards the lagoon in Swope Park.

Swope Park Lagoon

Photograph with slide description, "Lagoon, boathouse & bath house, bathing beach; Swope Park, K.C., Mo. 5/15/1931." This vantage point faces northwest near the southern point of The Lagoon.

Skyline from Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Kansas City skyline from near the Penn Valley Park lake. This vantage point faces north towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the postcard and a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Robertson of McFall, Missouri.

Scene on Ward Parkway in Beautiful Country Club District, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing Ward Parkway and a pond between the southbound and northbound lanes of Ward Parkway between 61st Terrace and 62nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the Country Club Christian Church from just west of the southbound lane of Ward Parkway, near 62nd Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Red Fox Farm Lake During W. T. Kemper Annual Picnic

Photograph of Red Fox Farm Lake during W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Pond at Quivira Botanical Gardens

Photograph of a pond in the Quivira Botanical Gardens north of the Lake Quivira Dam in 1931 or 1932. The 10-acre site, included ponds, gardens, springs, and picnic areas.

Pleasure Lake and Boats, Electric Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing Pleasure Lake in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces south towards the natatorium (left); Illumination Tower and Dancing Pavilion (center); and the Electric Fountain (right). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mabel Couch attending Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri.

Penn Valley Park from Scout Hill

An autochrome photograph of Penn Valley Park, as seen looking northeast from Scout Hill.

Penn Valley Lake

An autochrome photograph facing north-northeast across Penn Valley Lake with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Lake Tapawingo with Two Women

An autochrome photograph of two seated women looking across Lake Tapawingo on the property of George W. Allan, President of the Kansas City Pump Company.

Lake Quivira

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Lake Quivira. Work on the lake and the surrounding area was started by the Quivira Development Company in 1927. The first stages of the project were completed by the early 1930s. This vantage point faces west with the Kansas River in the right background.