Future: Vol. I, No. 26


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 crime in Kansas City, the lack of accurate, trustworthy records about its frequency and location, and the city’s “inefficient, politically-controlled police department.” Other featured articles include: “Mister Welching” (p. 3), a photo and article about "Judge Casimir John Joseph Aloysius Welch," or Casimir Welch, "the florid Fifteenth street political boss" fighting "his way up from a journeyman plumber to the judgeship of a justice court and the baronage of Fifteenth street”; and “May We Present Paul Gardner” (p. 5), a photo and profile of Paul Gardner, "director of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery and Atkins Museum" and an architect "in Kansas City advising with the architects and contractors during the building of the Nelson Gallery," born in Boston and raised in San Francisco; also included in the newspaper are advertisements for local businesses and articles on fashion, finance, cooking, music, art, and national and international news.

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113 East 31st Street
Kansas City, MO
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MVSC F 051 F996 1935
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