Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Armour Fields

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Essays

Essay documenting the relationship between the author's father Alex Sachs and Harry S. Truman. The author addresses their first meeting, Pendergast Machine involvement, and immigration of family members from Germany to the United States. Howard Sachs also includes details of their relationship post-World War II.

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Correspondence

Letter from Effie Estes to Katherine Stark providing an update on her life circumstances and congratulating her for her husband's candidacy for governor of Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. Charles L. Dwinell to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, complaining about the treatment of her husband by the police after he was stopped for speeding. She reports that he was put in a cell with no chair while waiting for her to arrive to post bond, despite being stopped for driving 11 miles over the speed limit. She also suggests that if Stark would "instruct them to be courteous and use a little discretion with people who have not committed a crime" that it would be "one way in which you can sell your state control idea."

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Photographs

Directors and sponsors of the 1933 Country Club District Community Field Day, held on Southwest High School campus. Shown are John L. Shouse, George D. Melcher, J. C. Nichols, Miles C. Thomas, Howard E. A. Jones, Albert H. Monsees, and H. Merle Smith. This vantage point faces southeast towards the Sixth Church of Christ Scientist at the corner of 66th Terrace and Wornall Road from near the Southwest High School football field.

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Photographs

Two residents, a man and a woman, of Greenway Fields walk near the Rams' Heads, a decorative motif for a trellis over the sidewalk on Valley Road near 62nd Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Valley Road south of 62nd Street.

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Photographs

This picture was taken looking west on 69th Street just east of Brookside Road and Wornall Road.

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Photographs

Five women, the "Goddesses" observing annual Country Club District Community Field Day at Southwest High School at the southwest corner of 65th Street and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces east towards rear of the high school from near the center of the football field.

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Photographs

Children playing at a playground at 58th Street and Brookside Boulevard in 1920. This vantage point faces north from near the center of Brookside Triangle Park.

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Photographs

Completed construction of Southwest High School at 65th Street and Wornall Road.

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Photographs

Looking west at 61st Terrace and Summit Street. In the foreground is an automobile, and in the background is a row of houses.

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Photographs

Sign for Wornall Manor, looking southwest from the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, Valley Road, and 62nd Street.

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Photographs

This picture was taken looking north in the median of Ward Parkway just north of Gregory Boulevard.

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