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1. ''Upper Room'' and Urban Campus Fill Neighborhood Niche ''Upper Room'' and Urban Campus Fill Neighborhood Niche Spring 2001 St. Louis Catholic Church at 60th and Swope Parkway purchased a former Masonic Temple in 1944. The Parish's "Upper Room" provides a variety of educational and recreational opportunities to area youth....

2. 47th Street at Virginia Avenue 47th Street at Virginia Avenue 1926 View looking southeast from 47th and Virginia Avenue, indicating plans to widen 47th Street. Shows Paseo High School, Swope Parkway, and Paseo Boulevard.

3. 63rd Street Trafficway 63rd Street Trafficway 1995 Description with photos and history of 63rd Street Trafficway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Swope Parkway to Elmwood Avenue, 0.64 miles long, acquired in 1913.

4. A Giant Is Returned to the Earth A Giant Is Returned to the Earth June 13, 1982 Photos and article about the funeral for Satchel Paige, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and former member of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team dying in 1982. Description of his battles with...

5. Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri April 1964 Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing Swope Parkway, Meyer Boulevard, Southeast High School, and the edge of Swope Park. Map identified from set as Section 3, Township 48N,...

6. Benton and Swope Parkway Bridge Benton and Swope Parkway Bridge 1925 Looking southwest across bridge crossing Brush Creek at Benton Boulevard and Swope Parkway.

7. Benton Boulevard Benton Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Benton Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Saint John Avenue to Swope Parkway, 5.81 miles long, acquired in 1896-1914.

8. Biography of Satchel Paige (Circa 1906-1982), Baseball Player Biography of Satchel Paige (Circa 1906-1982), Baseball Player 2003

9. Child Abuse Echoes from Former Midwest Center Child Abuse Echoes from Former Midwest Center May/21/1972 Article about the closing of the children's care center due to abuse allegations and administration problems, including the history of the center.

10. Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ) Swope Park Christian Church Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ) Swope Park Christian Church ca1925 Exterior, partial front view of the Swope Park Christian Church located at 62nd and Swope Parkway.

11. Church's Roof Collapses Church's Roof Collapses April 14, 2006 The roof of the Memorial Missionary Baptist Church at 6640 Swope Parkway collapsed on Thursday, April 13, 2006. The building was empty.

12. Community Cares: Miracle in Midtown Community Cares: Miracle in Midtown August//1997 Description of the deceiving drab appearance of the nursing home at Swope Parkway for the economically disadvantaged elderly.

13. Curtis McClinton Looks Back Curtis McClinton Looks Back November//1970 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Curtis McClinton, Jr., "a talented running back" retiring from the Kansas City Chiefs football team but also an African American and "co-founder, director...

14. Evanston Golf Club Evanston Golf Club Postcard of the Evanston Golf Club grounds

15. Evanston Golf Club Evanston Golf Club Postcard of the entrance to the Evanston Golf Club

16. Evanston Golf Club Evanston Golf Club Postcard of the Evanston Golf Club

17. George Nettleton Home George Nettleton Home 1931 Partial frontal and side view; located at 51st and Swope Parkway.

18. Grand Entrance to Swope Park Grand Entrance to Swope Park 1930 Looking west from Shelter Number 1 at Grand Entrance; also shows streetcar on Swope Parkway.

19. Green Impact Zone Putting Funds to Work Green Impact Zone Putting Funds to Work November 2010 Two-page article about the Green Impact Zone, bounded by 39th Street on the north, 51st on the south, Troost Avenue on the west, and Prospect and Swope Parkway on the east, that was initiated by U.S. Rep....

20. Kansas City Field Club Kansas City Field Club July 23, 1916 View of the fields at the Kansas City Field Club at 51st Street and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri, including a partial view of the baseball diamond and the tennis courts.