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Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph of a portion of the barbecue to be served at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 11, 1931 showing a photograph of James M. Pendergast. The accompanying article states that "Jimmy" has been busy meeting people seeking jobs while Tom Pendergast is on vacation in Europe.

Advertisement for the re-election of Forest W. Hanna as Prosecutor of Jackson County, Missouri. The document provides crime statistics and figures on funds generated during his time as prosecutor.

Clipping of Frances B. Ryan from the Kansas City Journal-Post on April 1, 1937 with caption stating, "Mrs.

Letter from Ellison Neel to Albert P. Newell in reply to Newell's letter of April 15.

Three photographs of Senator James A. Reed with amusing captions.

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

Clipping from the Kansas City Labor News on November 4, 1932 showing "Hon. Joseph B. Shannon, Member in United States Congress from this District."

Photograph of Pauline Thompson (left), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other three contestants after the contest at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 21, 1928 showing Missouri Governor Alfred E. Smith on his presidential campaign in Sedalia, Missouri. Also pictured are Charles M. Howell and William T. Kemper, Sr.

Photograph of a Douglas Commercial DC-1 airplane flying north over the Missouri River. This vantage point faces west-southwest with the Hannibal Bridge and the West Bottoms (top-background) pictured.

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