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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 September 1932 issue of The Jeffersonian showing a portrait photograph of the Honorable James A. Farley, Chairman Democratic National Committee, Chairman Democratic State Committee of New York. Farley had close ties with the Pendergast Machine.

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.

Program for a fundraiser on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Included is the church history, immediate needs, current indebtedness, watercolor sketch of the church, portraits of present and former bishops, and a list of donors.

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.

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

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses and Mrs. E. P. Haworth, superintendent, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post that criticizes both candidates for mayor: Matthew Foster and Frank H. Cromwell. Foster, a Republican backed by the Kansas City Star, is described as being overzealous in his pursuit as Kansas City police commissioner to "stamp out vice and lawlessness".

Clipping entitled "Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Pendergast, Jr., at the Church" from the Kansas City Star on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louis Weyer Pendergast leaving St. Peter's Catholic Church after their marriage.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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