Zoos

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Genre: 
Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description: "Zoological building; Swope Park, Kansas City, Mo."

Genre: 
Photographs

Photograph of a Hippopotamus named Cleopatra begging for hay at the Swope Park Zoo.

Genre: 
Periodicals

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, about the effusive spending of city funds on the Kansas City Zoo, comparing the luxurious living conditions of a tiger there to many thousands of Kansas Citians with very poor housing and utilities, etc., including illustrative photos. Other featured articles include: “Arson Aylor” (p.

Genre: 
Photographs

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

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