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From T. O'Donnell to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr.

Letter from T. O'Donnell to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. in which O'Donnell informs Mitchell he will be sending a document describing "'Machine tactics' in Jackson County government." O'Donnell claims it would be useful information for any U.S. Senate candidate opposing the Pendergast Machine.

From James D. Pouncey to Harry S. Truman

Letter from James D. Pouncey of The Jackson County Bar Association to Senator Harry S. Truman. Pouncey attaches a resolution that the bar endorses Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Walter White in not accepting Truman's invitation to appear before the Truman Committee. Pouncey then provides four reasons for White's decision.

From Charles H. Houston to U.S. District Court Clerk

Letter from Charles H. Houston to the clerk of the United States District Court for the Central Division of the Western District of Missouri, writing that he was enclosing a motion and order in the Lucile Bluford vs. S. W. Canada case, and asking that it is called to the attention of the court. At the time, Bluford was the managing editor of the Kansas City Call and her effort to gain admittance to the masters degree program at MU's School of Journalism, and repeated denials due to her race, lead to a a series of lawsuits that eventually reached the Missouri Supreme Court.

From C. A. Franklin to Guy Park

Letter from Chester Franklin, editor of "The Call" calling his attention to an enclosed article about Tom Pendergast.

From C. A. Franklin to Dr. F. A. Middlebush

Letter from Kansas City Call editor Chester A. Franklin to University of Missouri president Frederick A. Middlebush, discussing the importance and impetus of the Lucile Bluford case against the university. Franklin writes that the suit is "an effort to make Missouri provide the equal schooling for Negroes ordered by the supreme court in the Gaines decision," and that "the state has evaded its duty" in meeting that standard.

Fourteenth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall Program

Excerpts of the April 7, 1931 program for the Fourteenth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. These excerpts include information about Wheatley-Provident Hospital staff, including portraits of Dr. Thomas C. Unthank, Professor Joe E. Herriford, Dr. J. Edward Perry, Dr. W. H. Bruce, Attorney C. H. Calloway, Henry B. Lyons, M.D., Mrs. M. L. Crosthwaite, and other group portraits of the board of directors and auxiliary staff.

Fountain at 15th Street and The Paseo

Photograph of a "colored wading pool" located in the median of The Paseo just south of 15th Street (now Truman Road), Kansas City, Missouri.

Forty-Fifth Annual Commencement, Lincoln High School

Program for the annual commencement of Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, held at the Junior College Auditorium on Friday, June 6, 1930.

First Annual June Graduating Class, R. T. Coles School, June 1937

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School opened in the old Lincoln High School building at the northeast corner of 19th Street and Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, for the 1936/1937 academic year. The school offered a junior high curriculum to ninth grade students and trades, including domestic and mechanical arts, to tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

Felix Street at Crown Drugstore

Photograph of Felix Street standing with a pipe near the Crown Drugstore at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

Eleventh Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall Program

Front cover of the April 10, 1928 program for the Eleventh Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. This excerpt includes an advertisement for The Bahr Furniture Company.

Eighth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall Program

Front cover of the April 14, 1925 program for the Eighth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. This excerpt includes an advertisement for the E. E. Pullum Realty Company.