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201. Public Accommodations Public Accommodations File contains several articles, some with photographs, about public accommodations issues in and around Kansas City from articles in The Kansas City Star, The Kansas City Times, and Kansas City Call in...

202. 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,...

203. Remember KC's Hottest Summer? Residents Sweltered in Disbelief in 1936 Remember KC's Hottest Summer? Residents Sweltered in Disbelief in 1936 August/14/1986 Article about the 1936 heat wave with record high temperatures at the time and clippings of headlines and cartoons.

204. 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...

205. Retrospect: One of River City's Premiere Piece Retrospect: One of River City's Premiere Piece July//1986 Article about the turn of the century mansion at 6800 Elmwood Avenue, "just south of the main entrance to Swope Park."

206. Return to Kansas City Return to Kansas City June 1, 1967 Autobiographical article by former Kansas City author Edward Dahlberg about his experiences of Kansas City as a child in the 1900s (circa 1905-1908) and later in the late 1960s. Description of changes...

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

208. 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.

209. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...

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

211. Roger Fowler, Barnstormer Roger Fowler, Barnstormer Postcard of early-day aviator, Roger Fowler, in flight

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

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

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

215. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page f004 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page f004 1940-1950 Graphic Map of Volumes and Key to Sanborn Map of Kansas City, Vol. 2 (corrected to October 1950), showing Kansas City area bounded by the Missouri River on the north, Elmwood Avenue on the east, 15th Street...

216. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page f005 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page f005 1917-1945 Graphic Map of Volumes and Key to Sanborn Map of Kansas City, Vol. 6 (corrected to January 1946), showing Kansas City area bounded by E. 31st Street on the north, Elmwood Avenue on the east, 71st Street...

217. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p779 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p779 1917-1945 A portion of northeastern Kansas City from about E. 46th Street south to E. 47th Street and from Wabash Avenue east to Chestnut Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges...

218. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p788 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p788 1917-1945 A portion of eastern Kansas City from E. 55th Street south to E. 58th Street Terrace and from Swope Parkway east to Kensington Avenue, showing buildings, streets and additions. Large numbers at edges of...

219. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p789 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p789 1917-1945 A portion of eastern Kansas City from E. 58th Street Terrace south to E. 62nd Street and from Walrond Avenue east to Swope Parkway, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of...

220. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p790 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p790 1917-1945 A portion of eastern Kansas City from E. 58th Street Terrace south to E. 62nd Street and from Swope Parkway east to Cypress Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of...