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

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

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

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

William T. Kemper, Sr.

Three reproductions of the same photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. walking on the side of the street in downtown Kansas City.

William T. Kemper, Sr.

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. standing in front of bouquet of flowers.

William T. Kemper, Sr.

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. as it appears on page 5 of the August 1927 issue of West Texas Today.

William T. Kemper, Jr. Biography

Clipping from the Kansas City American on January 10, 1929 featuring a biography of William T. Kemper, Jr. on the occasion of his promotion to president of the First National Bank of Independence.

William Simpson and Henry F. McElroy

Clipping entitled "Lay Plan for Kidnapers' Return" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy. The photograph's caption states, "William Simpson, city detective, who was one of the officers who flew to Amarillo to return the kidnapers, is shown here with H. F. McElroy, city manager, completing plans for their return to Kansas City by airplane."

William D. Boyle, Tom Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on July 3, 1937 showing William D. Boyle of Boyle-Pryor Construction Company, Thomas J. Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast, all of whom allegedly assisted defendants in the 1936 Election Vote Fraud Trails. The caption for each photograph includes a quote from that person.

Washington Township Democratic Club

Clipping entitled "A Real Goat Makes the Trip" from the Kansas City Times on March 28, 1932 that shows Kansas City Democrats boarding trains the previous day to the Democratic State Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. The photograph's caption states, "Members of the Washington Township Democratic Club, a Pendergast organization, are shown with their brown goat mascot, which they took along on one of the special trains. However, the goat will not be in the big parade planned by the local Democrats in St. Louis today. Leaders said it might cause some trouble."

W. T. Kemper, Sr. at his Annual Picnic

Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Sr. standing near the crowd at his annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

W. T. Kemper, Jr. on Horseback at W. T. Kemper Barbecue

Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Jr. on horseback at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

W. T. Kemper Barbecue for Commerce Family Ticket

Entrance ticket to W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. It was held on Saturday, June 8, 1935 at 2:30 o'clock at Red Fox Farm, 152nd Street & Holmes Road. Directions indicate to "Follow American Flags West from 152nd."