Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Charlotte Street

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Photographs

Photograph of the members of the Children's Bureau providing preventive health examinations to pre-school children at the Humboldt School at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Holmes Street. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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Photograph looking west along the south side of 12th Street from Charlotte Street. The Holmes Hotel and Matteson & Co. Furniture are pictured.

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Photograph looking east along the south side of 13th from the east side of Holmes. St. Mary's Episcopal Church is pictured to the right.

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Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street at night. The Hotel Troy is pictured in the background.

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Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street between 4:00 and 5:00 P.M. on August 15, 1941. The Hotel Troy is pictured in the background.

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Photograph looking east along 12th Street from just west of Charlotte Street. Troy Hotel, Jake's Bargain Shoe Store, Monarch Hotel, and other establishments are pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 48th Street from Charlotte Street." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Clippings
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Clipping from the Kansas City Star on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Carolyn E. Pendergast, Governor Guy B. Park, and Eleanora G. Park attending the marriage of Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louise Weyer. The caption states, "Bridegroom's Parents (upper) - Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Pendergast as they left the vestibule of St. Peter's church today where their son, Thomas J. Pendergast jr., wed Miss Mary Louis Weyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Weyer, 6401 Main street. Distinguished Guests (lower) - Governor and Mrs. Guy B.

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Clippings
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Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louis Weyer Pendergast leaving St. Peter's Catholic Church after their marriage.

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Clippings
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Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast and Carolyn E. Pendergast attending the marriage of Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louise Weyer. The caption states, "Pendergasts at Wedding - Mr and Mrs. Thomas J. Pendergast, parents of Thomas James Pendergast, jr., whose wedding to Miss Mary Louise Weyer was solemnized Wednesday morning at St. Peter's church, are shown above as they left the church. More than 1,000 persons crowded into the church to attend the nuptials. Among the guests were Gov. and Mrs. Guy B. Park.

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Clipping entitled "Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Pendergast, Jr., at the Church" from the Kansas City Star on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louis Weyer Pendergast leaving St. Peter's Catholic Church after their marriage.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Document assessing information about Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, as relates to his potential parole. The document includes statements that the Pendergast family "has lived in luxury," that Pendergast has no financially dependent family members, and notes that his reputation is divided - friends are "fanatical in their devotion and enemies are equally fanatical in their prejudices." Pendergast, known for his powerful Kansas City political machine and ties to organized crime, was found guilty of income tax evasion in 1939 and sentenced to 15 months in the U.S.

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
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