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

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

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

104. People Boating on Blue River People Boating on Blue River 1910 Unidentified men and women in rowboat on Blue River in Swope Park.

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

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

107. Personal Pilgrimage Personal Pilgrimage April 4, 2014 Biographical article on Kansas City accountant, millionaire, and philanthropist James J. Lynn. Born in Louisiana in 1892, Lynn made his way to Kansas City in 1909 and subsequently took accounting jobs...

108. 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...

109. Playing Through Playing Through July 17, 2005 Article tells the story of the desegregation of Swope Park's public golf courses in 1950. Golf course #1 was for whites only, while golf course #2, a much smaller and poorly maintained course, was for...

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

111. Pole Restored to Its Old Glory Pole Restored to Its Old Glory July 20, 2011 Article about the history of the Loose Flagpole located in Swope Park. Jacob Loose gave the pole to the city and it was dedicated on July 5, 1915. The tall fixture that stands 200-feet high was refurbished...

112. 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.

113. Pool Segregation Put KC in Spotlight Pool Segregation Put KC in Spotlight January 15, 2002 Story relates how on January 15, 1952, Thurgood Marshall, later a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, led this area's civil rights cause concerning the desegregation of the all white Swope Park Swimming Pool....

114. Q.: Is the Oldham Road That Runs Through Swope Park Named for the Founder of Oldham's Sausage? Q.: Is the Oldham Road That Runs Through Swope Park Named for the Founder of Oldham's Sausage? November 14, 1993 Ruby Oldham of Lee's Summit thinks the road in Swope Park was named for a relative of her late husband, Charles Quincy Oldham, the founder of Oldham's Farm Sausage Inc. Kansas City records don't say. However,...

115. Report of Maneuver of 2nd Regiment, Missouri Home Guard, Swope Park Report of Maneuver of 2nd Regiment, Missouri Home Guard, Swope Park 1917 Map detailing the movements of the First, Second and Third Battalions of the 2nd Regiment of the Missouri Home Guard in Swope Park on November 13, 1917. The exercise pitted the First Battalion against...

116. Road in Swope Park Road in Swope Park 1920 Road leading to tennis courts.

117. Road Leading to Golf Course Road Leading to Golf Course June 13, 1932 Road leading to golf course; course located in southeast quadrant of park.

118. Rodeo at Swope Park Rodeo at Swope Park June 12, 2022 Unidentified crowd viewing rodeo on grounds east of entrance building.

119. Rowboats and Boathouse Rowboats and Boathouse Distant view of people in rowboats and boathouse on the lagoon.

120. Rowboats on Lagoon Rowboats on Lagoon 1950 Unidentified youths in rowboats on lagoon.