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1. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Map, description, and area (for each park) and distance (for boulevards) charts about the Kansas City park and boulevard system with an inset of Swope Park.

2. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Wilbur Dunn, "superintendent of the parks of Kansas City." He was born in Baldwin, Kansas, in 1864 and came to Kansas City in 1884 as a civil engineer, becoming connected with "the...

3. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Halcro, "a stone contractor and builder," born in Scotland in 1859 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1880 and "erect[ing] many of the finest stone residences of the city, including...

4. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Louis Root, "superintendent of Mount Washington cemetery of Kansas City." Born in New York in 1853 and coming here in 1887 as a civil engineer "associated with George E. Kessler,...

5. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Swope, a prominent real estate investor and developer of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming here in 1857 as a realtor, donating the large tract of land southeast of...

6. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Swope, a real estate investor and donor of Swope Park. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming to Kansas City in 1857 before retiring to Independence, Missouri.