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161. Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I April//1981 Comprehensive article exploring the urban cultural aspect of popular entertainment in Kansas City, rather than the more commonly studied aspect of high culture entertainment. Description and photos of...

162. Memories Ripple Across Lake of the Woods Memories Ripple Across Lake of the Woods January 7, 2009 Article about the Lake of the Woods, a man-made lake in Swope Park. The lake was constructed in 1908 and was considered a horseshoe shaped lagoon. The reservoir that was to supply it was formed by building...

163. Men at Shelter House Number 7 Men at Shelter House Number 7 June 17, 1932 Unidentified men on footbridge at Shelter House Number 7.

164. Men Playing Golf Men Playing Golf Distant view of unidentified men playing golf.

165. Men Playing Golf Men Playing Golf June 17, 1932 Distant view of unidentified men playing golf on Swope Park course #2.

166. Men Playing Golf Men Playing Golf June 19, 1932 Distant view of unidentified men playing golf on Swope Park golf course #1.

167. Meyer Circle Fountain Meyer Circle Fountain Postcard of the fountain in Meyer Circle on Ward Parkway

168. Minister, Davis, Joseph S. Minister, Davis, Joseph S. ca1925 Portrait of Joseph S. Davis, 3223 Prospect Avenue, listed on back of photograph as pastor of the Swope Park Baptist Church located at Meyer Boulevard and Prospect.

169. Minister, Moore, J. Emmett Minister, Moore, J. Emmett ca1925 Portrait of J. Emmett Moore, pastor of the Swope Park Christian Church located at 62nd and Swope Parkway, coming in 1927.

170. Missouri History Not Found in Textbooks: When All Kansas City Went to Swope Park Missouri History Not Found in Textbooks: When All Kansas City Went to Swope Park January//1947 Description of the celebration of the opening of Swope Park in Kansas City on June 24, 1896, with 25,000 people traveling there that day.

171. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, erected in Kansas City in 1917 from designs by architects Wight & Wight.

172. Missouri, Heart of the Nation Missouri, Heart of the Nation 1947 Paintings and drawings of Country Club Plaza, Swope Park Zoo, Washington Square, Penn Valley Park, Stock Yards, Twilight on Quality Hill, etc., by local artists.

173. New Map of Jackson County, Missouri New Map of Jackson County, Missouri n.d. Land ownership map of Jackson County, Missouri, showing roads (hard surfaced, oiled dirt, and graded), state highways, U.S. interstates, railroads (steam and electric), municipal township lines, schools,...

174. Nursery for Baby Animals Building Nursery for Baby Animals Building 1978 Frontal view of the Nursery for Baby Animals at the Swope Park Zoo, designed by architect Dan Sutton.

175. Oakwood Country Club Will Mark 125 Years Oakwood Country Club Will Mark 125 Years August 18, 2006 The new game of golf was one reason Oakwood Country Club, then known as the Progress Club, moved from downtown to its current location, a then-rural property at 9800 Grandview Road, in 1911. When the course...

176. Obituary for Colonel Thomas Swope Obituary for Colonel Thomas Swope October 9, 2009 Obituary for Colonel Thomas Swope (1827-1909), a prominent local real estate investor and namesake of Swope Park killed in an infamous poisoning by his doctor.

177. Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid 1923-1930 This collection of the personal files of Olive Hoggins contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, edited versions of congregational histories, ephemera, etc. Most of the denominational...

178. Park Sizes Park Sizes Park sizes according to the Park Department, on January 1, 1962: Swope Park: 1,766.011 acres. North Terrace: 294.294 acres. Penn Valley: 175.687 acres. Loose: 74.075 acres. Roanoke: 36.246 acres. Spring...

179. Paseo, Lake Paseo, Lake Postcard of Lake on the Paseo between 16th and 17th Street

180. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photo and bio of C. C. Craver, conductor of "a general real estate business" in Kansas City starting in about 1900, including the opening of "Beaufort, Swope Park Heights and East Swope Highlands."