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Photograph clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on February 17, 1935 taken by Strauss-Peyton Photo and showing "Mrs. R. Crosby Kemper [Sr.]".

Clipping from the Pendergast-controlled newspaper the Missouri Democrat on November 2, 1934. This excerpt provides biographies for their list of preferred local, state, and national candidates for the upcoming election.

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. and Arch E. Downing.

Letter from Mendell Myers to Ellison A. Neel, in response to Neel's "courageous remarks" published in the previous day's Kansas City Star.

Advertisement for a barbecue in Bunceton, Missouri in support of John W. Davis, Democratic Candidate for President. Transportation to the event is organized by M. J. Pendergast, and Frank C.

Photograph of a Transcontinental and Western Air attendant checking passengers as they enter a "Lindbergh Line" Douglas Commercial airplane at Municipal Airport.

Volume 7, No. 25 of The Opto, a publication by the Optimist Club of Kansas City. The main article recounts a speech made by Joe Shannon on faith and patriotism the previous month. The other articles detail social activities pertaining to the Optimist Club.

Photograph of people eating barbecue on the ground by Red Fox Farm Lake at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Certificate to visit Mexico issued to William T. Kemper, Sr. by the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, Missouri. The document includes a portrait photograph and physical description of Kemper and specifies that he may visit six months.

Advertisement for the Transcontinental & Western Air coast to coast route called "The Lindbergh Line". The route took 48 hours to get from New York City to Los Angeles and used railroads at night and air travel by day.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Clipping of a photograph by Strauss-Peyton showing "Mrs. James Madison Kemper, Publicity Chairman for the Notre Dame de Sion Recital, Friday, April 20, Hotel Kansas Citian."

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