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Miscellaneous Documents

Memorandum of July 13, 1938 regarding future policy at the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document addresses financial aspects of the home that no longer seem self-sustainable. The author suggests retracting the $500 admittance fee as those funds only cover approximately 19 months of room and board for that woman's share of costs to operate the home.

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Manuscripts

Manuscript written circa 1937-1938 describing the personalities, background, and undertakings of the various superintendents of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. These short biographies provide an account of each leader of the home from 1919 until the creation of the document.

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Blank forms

Blank agreement between a woman requesting room and board and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. In return for the woman relinquishing her assets to the W.C.T.U., the home provides free room and board, medical expenses, funeral, and burial after a $500 admittance fee. Other terms are set for a breach of contract.

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Blank forms

Blank application for admission to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. Included are questions regarding the applicant's medical, familial, religious, and financial background. Personal references are also requested.

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Photographs

Photograph taken between 1925 and 1930 of the interior of the Westermann Sheet Metal company located at 1703 Central in Kansas City, Kansas. The business was owned by Joseph Thomas Westermann and Leo Westermann, Joseph's brother, worked at the shop.

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Photographs

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of children are playing baseball at Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration. There is a stone structure in the background.

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