Muehlebach Field Dedication

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Description: 

Program distributed for the Muehlebach Field dedication on July 3, 1923, including a proclamation by Mayor Frank H. Cromwell recommending that "every employer forget the ever present serious side of life" in order to attend, and let employees attend, the opening game. To set the example, Cromwell declared that day a half-holiday for city employees. The program also notes speeches from George Muehlebach, the governors of Kansas and Missouri,and mayors of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. Photographs depict the stadium, the team, and local supporters. The program also includes a brief history of baseball in Kansas City and profiles of current players.

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July 3rd 1923
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2100 Brooklyn Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
MVSC-Q796.357-M945
Digital Object Identifier: 
MVSC-Q796.357-M945
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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.