From Oscar B. Elam to the Kansas City Public Library

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Letter from Oscar B. Elam addressed to the librarian of the Kansas City Public Library offering copies of documents for the library's collection. He believes they are of interest to the public as he was the first citizen of Kansas City to demand a recall of the mayor and city council and circulate petitions to that end. Included are a copy of the April 24, 1939, recall petition, a second May 31, 1939, recall petition, an open letter to the mayor and city council, a petition against those parties, a notice of intention to file the petitition, and a copy of an address given by Elam to the Kansas City Charter Club.

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Date: 
May 8th 1940
Modern Location: 
3848 Brooklyn Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
MVSC-Q092.E37R
Digital Object Identifier: 
MVSC-Q092.E37R
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.