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141. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Swope, a real estate investor and donor of Swope Park. Born in Kentucky in 1827 and coming to Kansas City in 1857 before retiring to Independence, Missouri.

142. KC Park Board to Study Service KC Park Board to Study Service August 4, 2008 Members of the city's Park Board plan to take a closer look at the city's 10 community centers. The main concern is that the centers are well maintained and that they meet the needs of the community. About...

143. KC Voice Rings Around the World KC Voice Rings Around the World November 3, 2013 Biographical article that focuses upon the life of opera singer Vinson Cole. Cole's upbringing in the Swope Park area of Kansas City is summarized. Details related to his music education and later career...

144. Lake City Ordnance Plant Lake City Ordnance Plant October 5, 1941 Nearly an entire section of the paper devoted to the dedication of the new "Lake City Ordnance Plant," a military industrial complex for production of small arms ammunition in eastern Jackson County made...

145. Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods Looking across Lake of the Woods; lake located in southeast quadrant of park.

146. Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods Looking across Lake of the Woods.

147. Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods Looking across Lake of the Woods.

148. Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods June 17, 1932 Looking across Lake of the Woods.

149. Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods June 17, 1932 Looking across Lake of the Woods.

150. Lake of the Woods Lake of the Woods 1933-10-10 View of Lake of the Woods at Swope Park from the north.

151. Liberty Memorial Profile Liberty Memorial Profile 1999

152. Linda Lovelace Here: Sex Star Easy to Like Linda Lovelace Here: Sex Star Easy to Like September/25/1974 Photo and biographical article about Linda Lovelace, a 23-year-old "star of 'Deep Throat,' the X-rated box-office smash" making a movie in Kansas City's Swope Park supposedly entitled "Linda Lovelace for...

153. Loop Road at Swope Park Solves Problems, But Others Remain Loop Road at Swope Park Solves Problems, But Others Remain June-July/25-1/1998 Discusses efforts by police and other officials to control the behavior of youths in Swope Park.

154. Loop Road Remains a Place of Controversy Loop Road Remains a Place of Controversy May/4-10/2000 Discusses the activities of young people at "The Loop", a popular spot in Swope Park, and the need for police presence to maintain crowd control.

155. Loose Memorial Flagpole Loose Memorial Flagpole 1920 Rooftop view, looking east, of unidentified crowd on grounds east of flower gardens and park entrance; also shows Loose Memorial Flagpole.

156. Magic of The Beanstalk Magic of The Beanstalk July 27, 2005 Feature article on Kansas City's Community Gardens. The Beanstalk, the new children's garden in Swope Park, allows kids--and adults--''to see a perfectly kept garden of vegetables and colorful flowers''...

157. Main Shelter House at Swope Park Main Shelter House at Swope Park ca1920 Full, exterior view of the main Shelter House located at the entrance to Swope Park.

158. Map of Jackson County, Missouri [Southern Section] Map of Jackson County, Missouri [Southern Section] 1900 Land ownership map of the southern part of Jackson County, Missouri, showing railroads, electric railroads, highways (macadamized, graded, main), rural mail routes, streams, churches, school houses, and...

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

160. Map of Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri Map of Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri April 1911 Map of Swope Park showing wooded areas, golf course, rifle range, nurseries, zoo, etc. "Area: 1332 Acres."