Downtown KCMO

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Photographs

Photograph of Ott's Boys and Girls Band of Olathe Kansas, posed with their instruments, on June 7, 1939. The band, wearing sombreros with ball fringe, is seated in a ballroom at the President Hotel in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, and is performing at the Allied Trades Party at the Associatoin of Operative Millers convention. 

City Directory Contact Information for Goldie Gordon
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Clippings

City directory contact information for Goldie Gordon, Kansas City resident in 1905.

City Directory Address Card for Miss Frances Bishop
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Clippings

City directory address card for Miss Frances Bishop, Kansas City resident in 1905.

City Directory Contact Information for Miss Nellie Curtiss
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Clippings

City directory contact information for Miss Nellie Curtiss, Kansas City resident in 1905.

City Directory Address Card for Corinne
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Clippings

City directory address card for Corinne, Kansas City resident in 1905.

City Directory Contact Information for Miss Carrie Gray
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Clippings

City directory contact information for Miss Carrie Gray, Kansas City resident in 1905.

City Directory Portrait of Mary Hunter
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Clippings

City directory portrait and contact information for Mary Hunter, Kansas City resident in 1905.

City Directory Portrait of Flo Beach
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Clippings

Portrait and contact information for Flo Beach, Kansas City resident in 1905.

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Pamphlets

The Officers of the Society the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice's platform against vice and prostitution. The article covers the clean-up efforts taken to counter vice and how law enforcement is cracking down on all law violators. Document contains a reprint of a letter and the text of the Abatement Act. The article concludes with the attempts of the Society to push the Abatement Act into law.

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Periodicals

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article covering the issue of women serving on juries. Mary Miller, a prominent businesswoman and member of the Woman's Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, presents her argument in favor of women serving on juries. Other articles cover defending the building of skyscrapers to reduce traffic congestion and automobile smog. There are additional articles about legislative attempts to reduce crime, public vice, authority in government, and current finances of the Kansas City school district.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Board of Trade Building, located at the southeast corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Central Exchange National Bank building, once located on the east side of Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard) between 10th Street and 11th Street.

Pages

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.