Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Crossroads

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Photographs

Photograph of Elizabeth Gates Reeves, a production manager at Donnelly Garment Company.

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Photographs

Group portrait of Nell Donnelly Reed and employees at Nelly Don Pioneers group luncheon in Reed's office.

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Photographs

Group portrait of uniformed employees, identified as Department 411, at a Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party, in the Corrigan Building

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Photographs

Circa 1932 photograph with side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City delivery truck. Described as "Chevrolet truck with insulated body used for delivery of ice cubes. The Company operates two of these trucks during the summer months." This vantage point faces north from 22nd Street between McGee Street and Oak Street and shows the downtown Kansas City, Missouri skyline in the background.

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Photographs

Group portrait of uniformed Donnelly Garment Company employees at work in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. A Santa Claus figure stands on far left.

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Photographs

Group portrait of Nell Donnelly Reed and employees at the Nelly Don Pioneers group luncheon in Mrs. Reed's office, June 2, 1937.

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Photographs

Group portrait of uniformed Donnelly Garment Company employees holding gifts, Nell Donnelly Reed, and a person dressed as Santa Claus at a company Christmas party at the Corrigan Building.

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Clippings
Cartoons (Commentary)

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on February 15, 1931 showing Tom Pendergast, Joe Shannon, and Cas Welch enjoying Home Rule of the Kansas City Police Deparment while trading police action figures. The spectator comments, "What more do they want?"

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Clippings
Cartoons (Commentary)

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on February 1, 1931 showing city hall employees with free passes getting onto a street car driven by Henry F. McElroy. A "Ready Mixed" cart is being pulled behind the street car.

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Clippings
Cartoons (Commentary)

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on February 1, 1931 showing Joe Shannon turning over the reins to a rabbit drawn carriage of the "Rabbit Faction" to Peter J. Kelly. Dr. L. C. "Doc" Johnson is shown walking away in the background.

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Clippings
Cartoons (Commentary)

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on June 12, 1931 showing corruption holding back "Municipal Building Progress" and "Municipal Government Progress" in Kansas City.

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Photographs

Photograph of a crowd assembled for a Labor Day parade at the corner of 16th Street and Cherry Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-southeast from the northwest corner of 16th and Cherry with the Fred Hacker Plumbing and Heating Building in the left background at 617 East 16th Street. Advertisements for Colonial Overall Co., Columbia Wiping Cloth Co., and Westport Laundry & Dry Cleaning are displayed.

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