Nicholas Madgey with Francis, Joseph, and Henry Ruyssers

Description: 

Photograph of Nicholas Madgey, Francis Ruyssers, Joseph Ruyssers, and Henry Ruyssers (left to right) standing by the Ruyssers family Model T Ford. Motor cars were rare in the Holy Cross parish and with few automobile laws, Henry Ruyssers could drive his siblings and friends around the neighborhood even though he was in grade school.

Object Type: 
Date: 
1918
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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Historical Neighborhood: 
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City–St. Joseph. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City–St. Joseph.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
Open Parish Files, Box 10
Digital Object Identifier: 
CA-PARISH-OPEN-B010-0002
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