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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Glass Negative, Color
A Higher Standard of Maintenance
Photos and article about the "distinctive Great Ape House" at the Kansas City Zoo in Swope Park. Description of the new acquisition and "higher maintenance" standards of park land in Kansas City's park...
African Americans in Kansas City
Folder contains three unpublished papers relating to the history of African Americans in Kansas City. (1) "Assets and Liabilities of the Negro Community in K.C.", a radio talk by E.S. Lewis, Oct. 1, 1931;...
August 9, 2009
Article revisits the events surrounding the brutal murder of Ali Kemp at a Leawood swimming pool in 2002. A pool maintenance worker, Benjamin A. Appleby, was convicted of the murder in 2006. It consists...
A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks
An Interview With Sally Magana Ramos
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 10, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
An Interview With Severiano Alonzo
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 8, 1980. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape;1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
Arbor Villa Pool
View of swimming pool at Main Street and 66th Street Terrace with children in it.
Church Grew by Serving: Community Group of Buildings Aim of Linwood Presbyterians
Illustrations and article about the plans for a large new Linwood Presbyterian Church covering an entire block between Linwood, 33rd, Woodland, and Michigan Avenues. Portrait and description of Harry Rogers,...
Douglas and Catherine Niedt: Kansas City, Missouri
Photos and article about the flower garden bordering the swimming pool at the Kansas City residence of Douglas Niedt and his wife Catherine Niedt.
East View From City Point
Postcard of East View From City Point
Electric Park (2nd), Flower Beds
Postcard of the flower beds at Electric Park (2nd)
Electric Park (2nd), Lake
Postcard of Lake in Electric Park (2nd)
Electric Park (2nd), Tower and Bandstand
Postcard of Electric Park (2nd), Tower and Bandstand at Night
Fairyland Park Swimming Pool
Two unidentified girls seated by swimming pool at Fairyland Park. Sign behind them reads "Fairyland's Crystal Pool".
Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 2, Page 80
Scrapbook page contains four photographs, all exterior views at unidentified location. View of unidentified young adults in a park area including two views in a swimming pool.
Guadalupe Center Photograph Album 2, Page 81
Scrapbook page contains three photographs, all exterior views in unidentified location. Bottom photo is of a swimming pool and top left includes an unidentified batter in a baseball game.
Hook Residence, House and Swimming Pool from the East
Miss Jean Love by the pool at 4940 Summit, residence of Inghram D. Hook, lawyer, and his wife Mary Rockwell Hook, architect and designer of the house.
Hook Residence, Swimming Pool from the West
4940 Summit, Residence of Inghram D. Hook, lawyer, and his wife Mary Rockwell Hook, architect and designer of the house.
Postcard of the Hotel Commonwealth
House of Blue Awnings, 6315 Ward Parkway
Fact sheet on the history of the 37th Symphony Designers' Showhouse at 6315 Ward Parkway, last owned by Richard and Annette Bloch. Mrs. Bloch selected the blue color for the awnings on the house, not realizing...
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