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Invitation to W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. Events include a "Ladies Bathing Beauty Contest - eight to eighty (Men Judges)", "Hog Calling Contest", "Fat Man's Race", "Pipe Smokers race", and others.

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Ephemera

Small card to be used by voters to instruct them which candidates to vote for in the municipal election on Tuesday, March 27, 1934. This Democratic ticket was issued by the Democratic County Committee.

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Ephemera

Entrance ticket to "W. T. Kemper's Annual Picnic" for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. It was held on Saturday, June 20, 1936 at 2:00 o'clock at Red Fox Farm, 152nd Street & Holmes Road. Directions indicate to "Follow American Flags West from 152nd."

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Ephemera

Small card to be used by voters in the second district to instruct them which candidates to vote for in the municipal election on Tuesday, March 27, 1934. The document was issued by the Jackson County Democratic Organization.

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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.

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Ephemera

William T. Kemper, Sr.'s ticket for the dedication of the Liberty Memorial at 11 A. M. on November 1, 1921. The ticket is signed by R. Bryson Jones, Chairman of the Dedication Committee.

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Ephemera

Invitation in English and German to the Golden Jubilee of St. Mary's Altar Society of St. Peter and Pauls Parish on November 7, 1920. The parish was located at the southwest corner of 9th Street and McGee Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

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Ephemera

Invitation to the 35th Annual Commencement Exercises for the Western University and State Industrial Department on June 4, 1931 at Western University.

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Ephemera

Invitation to the Sky-high "12" Club's 3rd Annual Spring Dance at Lincoln Hall.

Lawrence Denton and His Seibrand Brothers Circus Orchestra Handbill
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Ephemera

Handbill advertising Lawrence Denton and His Seibrand Bros. Circus Orchestra performing at Shine Hall. Admission is thirty-five cents and attendeees are instructed to "come for fun ... not to fight!"

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Ephemera

Menu from Lone Star Gardens, advertising "REAL FLOOR SHOWS," and listing available cocktails and lunch options.

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Ephemera

Invitation to a Kansas City Playboys Social Club event, including a listing of officers and members of the Club, and instructing people to "Get hip to the jive with the Playboys of K.C."

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