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West Bottoms and Westside

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north near 29th Street and Southwest Boulevard. The stockyards, train roundhouse, Kansas River, and Missouri River are pictured.

Variedades, Vol. 1, No. 5

5th issue of Kansas City Mexican-American newspaper Variedades. In the featured story, the editor calls for Conrad H. Mann to collaborate with Mexico as part of Kansas City's Ten Year Plan. Other articles detail the history of Memorial Day and provide news concerning the local Kansas City Mexican-American community.

Union Station and Westside

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking northeast over near 25th Street and Southwest Boulevard; shows the west side of Union Station. Identified on back as "Penn Ave. Viaduct & Union Sta."

Tom Pendergast Inmate File: Ready Mixed Parole Employment Agreement

Agreement between R. P. Lyons, vice president of Ready Mixed Concrete Company, and the United States Board of Parole, stating that Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, will be employed "steadily in the occupation of President" of Ready Mixed Concrete upon his parole, and agreeing to report to U.S. Probation Officer Lewis Grout should Pendergast's work become unsatisfactory. Pendergast, known for his powerful Kansas City political machine and ties to organized crime, was found guilty of income tax evasion in 1939 and sentenced to 15 months in the U.S.

The Lake, Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of the lake in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Stockyards and West Bottoms

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view. Missouri River in distance on top and 12th Street Viaduct is visible.

St. Joseph's Orphan Home

Photograph of Saint Joseph's Orphan Girls Home, once located at the northwest corner of Karnes Boulevard (now 31st Street) and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Southwest Boulevard

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Southwest Boulevard looking northeast just east of the state line. Schutte Lumber Company, located at 2931 Southwest Boulevard, is pictured.

Skyline, "The Scout" in Foreground, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri skyline with The Scout Statue in the foreground, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast past The Scout Statue and towards the downtown skyline. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the statue and a short letter to Rozilla Meyer of Adams, Nebraska.

Skyline, "The Scout" in Foreground, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri skyline with The Scout Statue in the foreground, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast past The Scout Statue and towards the downtown skyline. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the statue and a short letter to N. W. Hicklin of St Joseph, Missouri.

Skyline from Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Kansas City skyline from near the Penn Valley Park lake. This vantage point faces north towards downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the postcard and a short letter to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Robertson of McFall, Missouri.

Sewing Class at Guadalupe Center

Photograph of eight women at a sewing class at the Guadalupe Center.