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Posters

Dance event advertisement for Davy Jones' Musical Pirates under the direction of Phil Baxter at the Submarine Ballroom. The Submarine Ballroom was located in the Bright Building at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Prospect Avenue. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

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Correspondence

Letter from A. A. Davies to Governor Lloyd Stark, sending an enclosure that addresses the city and county property assessments. The enclosure describes an increase in assessments, and that "taxing authorities ... hide behind closed doors to enact a tax increase when market values of Real Estate are below depression levels." Voters are urged to "curb the asperations [sic] of the BOSS to rule the State of Missouri in like manner" and vote for Judge Douglas for Missouri Supreme Court.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Fowler of Kansas City, urging Governor Guy Park to rid the city of the corrupt Democratic political machine.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Lewis Goodson to Ralph Lozier hoping for Lozier's and Tom Pendergast's assistance in keeping his job.

Genre: 
Correspondence

Letter from Mrs. W. A. Judd, a Kansas City election judge, to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing her concern about corruption and criminality in the upcoming election and requesting additional protection at the polls. She believes "Kansas City has no protection for any one but the criminal element."

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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.