Clippings

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William T. Kemper, Sr.

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. as it appears on page 5 of the August 1927 issue of West Texas Today.

William T. Kemper, Jr. Biography

Clipping from the Kansas City American on January 10, 1929 featuring a biography of William T. Kemper, Jr. on the occasion of his promotion to president of the First National Bank of Independence.

William Simpson and Henry F. McElroy

Clipping entitled "Lay Plan for Kidnapers' Return" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy. The photograph's caption states, "William Simpson, city detective, who was one of the officers who flew to Amarillo to return the kidnapers, is shown here with H. F. McElroy, city manager, completing plans for their return to Kansas City by airplane."

William D. Boyle, Tom Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on July 3, 1937 showing William D. Boyle of Boyle-Pryor Construction Company, Thomas J. Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast, all of whom allegedly assisted defendants in the 1936 Election Vote Fraud Trails. The caption for each photograph includes a quote from that person.

Who's Who in Holy Cross Parish

Listing of those affiliated with the Holy Cross Parish, including leaders of the local boys scouts, girl scouts, Ladies Auxilliary Knights of Father Matthews, Ladies Catholic Benevolent Association, Young Ladies Sodality, Holy Cross Choir, St. Vincent de Paul Conference, Married Ladies Society, and Holy Name Society.

Wayne Miner Post No. 149 Scrapbook Excerpts

Excerpts of a scrapbook created by the American Legion Wayne Miner Post No. 149, one of the oldest African American posts in the nation. This scrapbook spans the 1930's through the 1950's and includes newspaper clippings documenting their civic activities. Also included are correspondence to the relatives of U.S. Army Private Wayne Miner, believed to be one of the last American soldiers to die in World War I. Various other ephemera include bulletins, programs, and correspondence between members.

Washington Township Democratic Club

Clipping entitled "A Real Goat Makes the Trip" from the Kansas City Times on March 28, 1932 that shows Kansas City Democrats boarding trains the previous day to the Democratic State Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. The photograph's caption states, "Members of the Washington Township Democratic Club, a Pendergast organization, are shown with their brown goat mascot, which they took along on one of the special trains. However, the goat will not be in the big parade planned by the local Democrats in St. Louis today. Leaders said it might cause some trouble."

W. T. Kemper, Jr. on Horseback at W. T. Kemper Barbecue

Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Jr. on horseback at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Voting in Courtroom During 1936 Election

Clipping entitled "Court Order Votes" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "Above is a scene in the circuit court room of Judge Darius A. Brown Tuesday where many unregistered persons made application for court orders to permit them to vote. By the time Judge Brown, shown in the high-backed chair in the center background, recessed for lunch, he had granted 149 vote orders."

Voting in 33rd Precinct of the 8th Ward During 1936 Election

Clipping entitled "Voters Stand in Line" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "The extremely heavy early vote Tuesday morning caused voters to stand in line awaiting their turn at many polling places over the city. Above is the line at the thirty-third precinct of the Eighth ward at 115 West Gregory boulevard. Many voters had to wait in line more than half an hour for their turns. —Journal-Post Photo."

Voting in 25th Precinct of the 4th Ward During 1936 Election

Clipping entitled "Cast Votes Early" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "Voters in the twenty-fifth precinct of the Fourth ward were out early Tuesday morning at the polls. The photo shows some of them at 1604 East Thirty-first street at 6:15 a. m. casting their ballots. -Journal-Post Photo."

Voting in 21st Precinct of the 15th Ward During 1936 Election

Clipping entitled "Large Ballot Unwieldy" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "Mrs. Sally Hughes, 5600 Tracy avenue, is shown here struggling with the general election ballot, almost as large as a tablecloth, in the poll of the twenty-first precinct of the Fifteenth ward at Fifty-fifth street and Troost avenue. E. A.