Swimmers

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Photographs

Photograph of Crescent Beach at Lake Quivira, looking north along the beach to the Lake Quivira Clubhouse, in 1931 or 1932. The beach and clubhouse opened in 1930 following the construction of the dam which created Lake Quivira. An elevated boardwalk and pier line part of the beach, and people are pictured swimming, sunbathing, walking, and playing in the sand. The clubhouse stands on the north end of the beach, and a two-story wood-sided house, the location of the Quivira Development Offices, is visible in the background of the image, across Crescent Boulevard from the clubhouse. 

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Photographs

Photograph of the swimming pool at the rear of the Kittle family home at in Westwood Hills, Kansas, in 1935. A girl in bathing suit and camp stands poised to dive at a corner of the pool, while three other women and girls are in the pool. An ivied stone wall with fireplace surrounds the pool area.

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Photographs

Photograph of the swimming pool at the rear of the Kittle family home at in Westwood Hills, Kansas, in 1935. A woman and two girls in bathing suits and caps are pictured in the pool, with another girl sitting on the edge. A stone wall separates the pool from the Tudor-style house. 

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Photographs

Photograph of two unidentified women seated by swimming pool at Fairyland Park. Sign behind them reads "Fairyland's Crystal Pool".

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Postcards

Postcard of the Swope Park Swimming Pool, constructed with WPA funds in 1941 and located north of The Lagoon and west of Blue River in Swope Park. This vantage point faces southeast with the wading pool in the foreground and the larger swimming pool in the background.

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Postcards

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline King of Omaha, Nebraska.

Genre: 
Postcards

Postcard showing the beach at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east near the southeast corner of Pleasure Lake (pictured). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Jason Adams of Dixfield, Maine.

Genre: 
Postcards

Postcard showing Winnwood Beach in Kansas City, Missouri, describing it as the "Atlantic City of the West". Winnwood Beach was once located near the intersection of Northeast Chouteau Trafficway and Interstate 35. Attached to the postcard is a note describing a first date one had at Winnwood Beach in 1918.

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