Kansas City Call Tenth Anniversary and Progress Edition

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Description: 

Tenth Anniversary and "Progress Edition" of the Kansas City Call newspaper. The paper includes stories about crime and political news, social and church updates, sports stories, and advertisements for local businesses, groceries, and cosmetic products. A spread on page B-3 includes a statement from editor and publisher C. A. Franklin as well as photographs of the Call's facilities on 18th Street and its editorial and other staff. "Present Day Kansas City Far Cry From 1850" on B-4 describes the changes in the city over the last 75 years. Pages B-6 and B-7 profile local Negro doctors, dentists, and lawyers. A section on Kansas City, Kansas-area news begins on Page B-9, with news about Missouri towns beginning on B-11. Section C deals with "Women and the Home," including articles about women's clubs in Missouri and Kansas and local charity facilities. Page C-4 includes an article about local women working as agents of the Mme. C. J. Walker Company. Page C-8 includes several articles about Annie Malone and her Poro Company and Poro College. Page C-12 features a spread about Northeast Junior High School in Kansas City, Kansas. Page C-14 includes stories about local YMCA and YWCA facilities. The D section deals with social clubs and charities. Section D also includes local and national sports news.

Publisher: 
Kansas City Call
Date: 
July 27th 1928
Modern Location: 
1715 East 18th Street
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood: 
Historical Street Name: 
Rights Statement: 
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
MVSC-F099.4-K16
Digital Object Identifier: 
MVSC-F099.4-K16
Transcription: 
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.