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1. 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...

2. 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.

3. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, erected in Kansas City in 1917 from designs by architects Wight & Wight.

4. Swope Park Swope Park May 15, 1905 Description with photos of the park and its unique features.

5. Thomas Swope Thomas Swope May 17, 1905 Biographical description of Thomas Swope, "a shy, wispy bachelor who built a fortune by his shrewd real estate investments." Description of his part in the city beautiful movement with the donation of...

6. Thomas Swope Thomas Swope 1934 Biography of Swope and description of the memorial.

7. Thomas Swope Thomas Swope June 21, 1905 Biography of Thomas Hunton Swope (1827-1909), "a real estate developer and philanthropist in Kansas City," nicknamed "colonel" for his position in early real estate wealth. Donator of Swope Park land in...