Future: Vol. I, No. 3

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Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, about President Franklin D. Roosevelt and “Tommy Wommy” Pendergast’s insistence on standing by the president, as well as other local leaders such as Truman and Shannon’s diplomatic efforts with the federal government. Portraits of of FDR and Pendergast are included. Other featured articles include: “Little Merchants” (p. 2), about children employed to sell magazines being exempt from state child labor laws; “President’s Birthday Funds (p. 2) mentions a fundraiser that benefits research into infantile paralysis chosen by Roosevelt, as well as numerous local children’s healthcare organizations, including Children’s Mercy Hospital; “Mr. Truman Makes an Effort” (p. 3), a photo and biographical article about Harry Truman, U.S. senator from Missouri, and his legal bill designed to "end county inefficiency" and description of his past problems in enforcing Jackson county budgets as "presiding judge of the county court"; “Whitewash” (p. 3), including a photograph of city manager Henry McElroy, describing instances where he, Pendergast, and others have made statements or donations to “whitewash” budget scandals and other issues; “May We Present Rossiter Howard” (p. 5), photo and biographical article about Rossiter Howard, director of the Kansas City Art Institute and a native of New Jersey with residence on East 47th Street; also included in the newspaper are advertisements for local businesses and articles on sports, fashion, finance, cooking, music, and national and international news.

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Kansas City Publishers Corp.
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Date: 
January 25th 1935
Modern Location: 
113 East 31st Street
Kansas City, MO
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MVSC F 051 F996 1935
Digital Object Identifier: 
MVSC-F051-F996-1935-0003
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
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.