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1. American Flag American Flag ca1915 American flag atop flagpole at unidentified location.

2. 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...

3. Shipwreck Kelly Is Down Shipwreck Kelly Is Down February/25/1927 Story of daredevil "Shipwreck" Kelly's record 146 hours and 13 minutes of sitting atop the flagpole of the Westgate Hotel, finished on February 25, 1927. Announcement of his plan the next day to attempt...

4. The Question Box: Please Give the Height of the Flagpole in Swope Park The Question Box: Please Give the Height of the Flagpole in Swope Park August 30, 1955 The flagpole just east of the main shelter house [of Swope Park] is 175 feet high. The pole, given to the city by the late Jacob L. Loose, originally was 200 feet high and the highest unguyed flagpole...