Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 401 item(s) for: "Swope Park"
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Subject
Swope Park (256)
Parks (69)
Kansas City Zoo (41)
Maps (28)
Thomas H Swope Memoria... (23)
Show more...

Type
Photograph, B/w (148)
Magazine Article (34)
Postcard (31)
Newspaper Article (30)
Book (24)
Show more...

Creator
Montgomery (36)
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred... (31)
Dory Deangelo (12)
Unknown (9)
Harkins Commercial Pho... (8)
Show more...

Date
Ca1930s (14)
1955 (12)
1989 (12)
June 171932 (12)
1920 (11)
Ca1915 (11)
1999 (9)
1917-1957 (8)
1945 (8)
1930 (8)

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Women and Children near Shelter House Women and Children near Shelter House June 13, 1932 Group portrait of unidentified women and children seated on rock wall near Shelter House Number 7.

2. Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1950 (bulk 1940s-1950s) This collection contains 340 black and white, 8" x 10" photographs. Many of them were a part of the Department of Welfare, Kansas City, Missouri. The focus of this collection is on people and activities,...

3. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938

4. Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty 1950 Description of the system in general and how it developed.

5. W.H. Dunn and Other Golfers W.H. Dunn and Other Golfers June 17, 1932 W.H. Dunn (center) and other unidentified men playing golf on course number 2.

6. W.H. Dunn and Frank Cromwell W.H. Dunn and Frank Cromwell June 17, 1932 W. H. Dunn and Frank Cromwell conversing on porch of clubhouse.

7. Virgil Pettigrew Virgil Pettigrew November/20/1962 Obituary for Virgil Pettigrew, assistant director of the Kansas City Zoo at Swope Park, dying on November 19, 1962 after 25 years with the zoo.

8. Vaydik "Misled" on Filming Vaydik "Misled" on Filming October/2/1974 Article about the new rules for filming the movie at Swope Park featuring adult film star Linda Lovelace. Frank Vaydik, "parks and recreation director," deceived by movie producers as to the pornographic...

9. Valley Lake at the Kansas City Zoo Valley Lake at the Kansas City Zoo 1980 Partial view of Valley Lake, located in Swope Park on the grounds of the Kansas City Zoo. Staff of the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department received an award for the design of these water features,...

10. Un-Tif'd Un-Tif'd April 11-17, 2013 Article outlines how Raytown Quality Schools Superintendent, Allan Markley, fought against the Kansas City TIF Commission and reclaimed $4 million in funds for his schools. Details of the Winchester TIF...

11. U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque circa 1987 View of oak tree located near the entrance to Swope Park. This tree had a plaque placed by it in 1937 by the local chapter of the Colonial Dames of America. The plaque commerated the 150th anniversary...

12. U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque circa 1987 View of oak tree located near the entrance to Swope Park. This tree had a plaque placed by it in 1937 by the local chapter of the Colonial Dames of America. The plaque commerated the 150th anniversary...

13. U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque circa 1987 View of the trunk of oak tree and plaque located near the entrance to Swope Park. This tree had a plaque placed by it in 1937 by the local chapter of the Colonial Dames of America. The plaque commerated...

14. U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque U.S. Constitution Commerative Plaque circa 1987 View of the plaque located at the base of an oak tree near the entrance to Swope Park. This plaque was put in place in 1937 by the local chapter of the Colonial Dames of America. The plaque commerated...

15. Travel through Missouri Travel through Missouri May//1956 Photos and article about tourist sites in Missouri, especially along "U. S. Highways 40 and 50" between Kansas City and Saint Louis. Description of sites in Kansas City and other places in the state including...

16. Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid Transportation Photograph Scrapbook Finding Aid 1910-1917 (bulk 1915) The collection includes 549 negatives and 318 original prints of images taken in the 1910s focusing on railroads and transportation and rural and urban life. The geographic scope is the Midwest, primarily...

17. Thrills of a Century: Starlight Theatre, Swope Park Thrills of a Century: Starlight Theatre, Swope Park 1950 Photos and text about "the Centennial spectacle, 'Thrills of a Century,'" a costume drama about the history of Kansas City.

18. Thomas Swope Memorial Thomas Swope Memorial Looking west from memorial; located in Swope Park.

19. Thomas Swope Memorial Thomas Swope Memorial Looking west from memorial located in Swope Park.

20. Thomas Swope Memorial Thomas Swope Memorial Full frontal view, located in Swope Park.