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Postcards

Postcard showing the Swope Park Pergola, located to the southeast of the main entrance to Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mabel Couch of Parkville, Missouri.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the Swope Park swimming pool, located on Riverside Drive in the northeast corner of Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief description copied from the K.C. Star about the swimming pool.

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Postcards

Postcard of the entrance to Swope Park, located at the intersection of Meyer Boulevard and Swope Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast on Swope Parkway from just north of Meyer Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to one Mrs. Walker of Parkville, Missouri.

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Postcard of the 27th Street bridge over Vine Street in Troost Park (now Troost Lake Park), Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west just east of Highland Avenue and to the south of the bridge, and shows the Christian Church Hospital in the distance. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the bridge and a short letter from Nellie Shadbolt to her husband G.A. Shadbolt.

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Postcards

Postcard of the lake in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

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Postcard of the drive in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

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Postcard of the Loose Park Rose Garden, located just southeast of 52nd Street between Summit Street and 51st Street. This vantage point faces southeast at the northern entrance to the garden. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the garden and a letter to Elizabeth Johnston of Fort Scott, Kansas.

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Postcards

Postcard of the wading pool in The Grove, located at the southwestern corner of Benton Boulevard and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east from just north of Benton Plaza between Kansas Avenue and Agnes Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption and a letter to Mrs. and Mr. Joe Adams of Pittsburg, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an arts and crafts building at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. The building was used to support programs of the Works Progress Administration.

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Photographs

Image of Golf Course Road in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest on Golf Course Road (now Swope Memorial Drive).

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Photographs

Photograph of Wilbur H. Dunn Park in the summer of 1937, looking north from 68th St. at the Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photographs

Photograph of the entrance to Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast towards the Shelter House from just east of the Swope Parkway entrance to Swope Park.

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