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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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.