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1. Swope Park Swope Park

2. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938

3. Swope Park Swope Park June 11, 1936

4. People and Giant Tortoise People and Giant Tortoise 1955 Adult and child visitors interacting with giant tortoise.

5. Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool 1945 Aerial view of Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool.

6. Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool 1945 Aerial view of Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool.

7. Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool 1945 Aerial view of Thomas H. Swope Swimming Pool; located north of the Lagoon.

8. Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System December//1952 Article about the "updating" of the park system's facilities and roads, with new pavement, additional parking, new buildings, etc.

9. Kansas City's Neglected Zoo Kansas City's Neglected Zoo July//1970 Article about the deplorable condition of the city zoo due to a construction strike and lack of funds.

10. Memories Ripple Across Lake of the Woods Memories Ripple Across Lake of the Woods January 7, 2009 Article about the Lake of the Woods, a man-made lake in Swope Park. The lake was constructed in 1908 and was considered a horseshoe shaped lagoon. The reservoir that was to supply it was formed by building...

11. A New Boat-House for Kansas City A New Boat-House for Kansas City November//1949 Article about the new boat-house in Swope Park for the lake there, with photos.

12. Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 Planes Thrilled 125,000 Here in 1918 August/28/1968 Article recalling the mock air battle on August 28, 1918, over Swope Park, by the British-American Flying Mission touring the country to provide the public better understanding of airplanes and their utilization...

13. Please Walk On The Grass Please Walk On The Grass June//1967 Article reviewing local parks including Loose Park and Swope Park.

14. Swope Park Benches Swope Park Benches Benches in wooded area.

15. Bill Walters and W.I. Ayres Bill Walters and W.I. Ayres June 13, 1932 Bill Walters and W. I. Ayres seated on benches near Shelter House Number 7.

16. Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Kansas City's Fairmount Park: Carnival, Electric 1 & 2, Fairyland, Forest, Swope, Troost, Winnwood, & Washington Parks: 1892-1936 2012 Compiled history of Kansas City's amusement parks from 1892-1936.

17. Children's Zoo Entrance Children's Zoo Entrance 1960 Crowd walking through entrance to Children's Zoo.

18. Swope Park Swope Park 1995 Description of the 1,763-acre park acquired in 1896, between 63rd and 77th Streets, Swope Parkway, and the Kansas City Southern Railroad tracks, with photos, drawings, and history as "the second-largest...

19. Missouri History Not Found in Textbooks: When All Kansas City Went to Swope Park Missouri History Not Found in Textbooks: When All Kansas City Went to Swope Park January//1947 Description of the celebration of the opening of Swope Park in Kansas City on June 24, 1896, with 25,000 people traveling there that day.

20. Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty 1950 Description of the system in general and how it developed.