Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Continental Hotel

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Postcards

Postcard of the Hotel Continental, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 11th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to be delivered in Kansas City, Missouri to Jay C. Barber.

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Miscellaneous Documents

A resolution unanimously adopted at a meeting of the members of the Standard Railway Labor Organizations held at the Continental Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, July 12, 1940. The resolution endorses Harry S. Truman in his 1940 campaign for U.S. Senate and provides seven cases for such endorsement. The members in attendance find Truman to be "a friend of labor and the general public."

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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.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.