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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'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.

3. 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...

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

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

6. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920 Photo of "Swope Park, Aviation Day, Aug. 28, 1918."

7. 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...

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

9. The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir //1920 Picture of the gathering at Swope Park on August 28, 1918.

10. The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir //1920 Proposed parkway along and including the Blue River.

11. 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...

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

13. 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...

14. Thrills of a Century: Starlight Theatre, Swope Park Thrills of a Century: Starlight Theatre, Swope Park 1950 Photos and text about "the Centennial spectacle, 'Thrills of a Century,'" a costume drama about the history of Kansas City.

15. 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.

16. 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