Kansas City Star

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From Albert P. Newell to Ellison A. Neel

Letter from Albert P. Newell to Ellison A. Neel regarding Neel's statement regarding the Pendergast machine in a recent Kansas City Star. Newell writes that "it took great courage on your part to come out so flat-footedly against the powers that be," and states that he is confident the machine will be overturned.

From A. D. Gresham to Guy Park

Letter from A. D. Gresham to Governor Park offering support and encouragement to his administration. Gresham offers his thoughts about alcohol policy and taxation, implying that he would be interested in a position on a control board.

Dr. Logan Clendening

Photograph of Dr. Logan Clendening, an accomplished medical writer, posing behind bars, "in clink" [prison].

Cider List & Form for Cider Letter

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards, along with an example form letter to be send in advance.

Cider List

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

Cider List

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

Cas Welch and Tom Pendergast

Clipping entitled "A Powerful Team" from the Kansas City Star on March 28, 1932 showing highlights from the Democratic State Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. The photograph's caption states, "Casimir J. Welch, on the left, posing with the "big" boss, T. J. Pendergast."

American Legion Parade passing reviewing stand, Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 1, 1921

Photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri. This parade, along with the Liberty Memorial dedication, took place over three days in late 1921: October 30, 31 and November 1st. Gen. Jacques of Belgium, Gen. Armando Diaz of Italy, Vice President Calvin Coolidge, Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France, Gen. John J. Pershing and Adm. David Beatty of Great Britain are present at the reviewing stand.

"When and If the City Takes Over the Street Car System"

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on February 1, 1931 showing city hall employees with free passes getting onto a street car driven by Henry F. McElroy. A "Ready Mixed" cart is being pulled behind the street car.

"What Experts Have Done to the Downtown District - - As the Merchants See It"

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on March 22, 1931 showing graves where street parking should be in downtown Kansas City.

"We Saw Frauds": Three Democratic Officials Denounce Machine Tactics at the Polls

Text of a Kansas City Star article on the August 4, 1936 election in Kansas City. It describes ballot boxes being removed before polls closed, threats made against voters, fake votes, and other problems. Joe Shannon is quoted as saying the election was "so corrupt it was a disgrace to American civilization."

"This Modern Age"

Editorial cartoon by S. J. Ray entitled "This Modern Age" (18th Amendment resubmission), no date. The drawing depicts the Missouri Republican Party casting off their shroud of 18th Amendment endorsement jumping into a pool of "resubmission". Source: Vivian Fredericks.