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41. Loose Memorial Flagpole Loose Memorial Flagpole 1920 Rooftop view, looking east, of unidentified crowd on grounds east of flower gardens and park entrance; also shows Loose Memorial Flagpole.

42. Main Shelter House at Swope Park Main Shelter House at Swope Park ca1920 Full, exterior view of the main Shelter House located at the entrance to Swope Park.

43. Map of Swope Park Map of Swope Park 1941 Map of Swope Park in 1941 with descriptive information about the zoo, etc.

44. Map of Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri Map of Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri April 1911 Map of Swope Park showing wooded areas, golf course, rifle range, nurseries, zoo, etc. "Area: 1332 Acres."

45. Maps of Swope Park Maps of Swope Park //1934-1935 Maps of Swope Park.

46. 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...

47. Men at Shelter House Number 7 Men at Shelter House Number 7 June 17, 1932 Unidentified men on footbridge at Shelter House Number 7.

48. Men Playing Golf Men Playing Golf Distant view of unidentified men playing golf.

49. Men Playing Golf Men Playing Golf June 17, 1932 Distant view of unidentified men playing golf on Swope Park course #2.

50. Men Playing Golf Men Playing Golf June 19, 1932 Distant view of unidentified men playing golf on Swope Park golf course #1.

51. 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.

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

53. People at Shelter House People at Shelter House June 13, 1932 Unidentified people at Shelter House Number 7.

54. People at the Lagoon People at the Lagoon 1920 Unidentified people on shore fishing and watching canoe on the lagoon.

55. People at the Lagoon People at the Lagoon 1910 Unidentified men and woman looking across the lagoon.

56. People on Footpaths People on Footpaths June 17, 1932 Unidentified man, woman, and child on footpaths near Shelter House Number 7.

57. People Walking on Road People Walking on Road 1915 Unidentified people walking along dirt road in wooded area.

58. 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...

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

60. Polo Players at Swope Park Polo Players at Swope Park 1920 Distant view of polo players on athletic field, located on park's east side near lagoon.