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Thomas B. Bash, J. C. Johnson, W. O. Beeman, and Frank C. Beck

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 12, 1930 showing Thomas B. Bash, Dr. J. C. Johnson, W. O. Beeman, and Frank C. Beck at the Blue Springs farm of Dr. Johnson.

Third Annual American Legion Convention Reviewing Stand Ticket

William T. Kemper, Sr.'s ticket for seat 11, row 2 on the reviewing stand at the Third Annual American Legion Convention parade on November 1, 1921 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Willows Maternity Hospital

Exterior photograph of the Willows Maternity Hospital, located at 2929 Main Street.

The Opto, Vol. 7, No. 25

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.

The North Side Advocate, Vol. 1, No. 14

Issue of The North Side Advocate containing many reproductions of letters from various Kansas City business leaders subscribing five dollar per month for the revitalization of the Northside (current City Market and Columbus Park areas). In the form letter sent to these business leaders, M. R. Platt, President of the Northside Boosters, claims that if they do not invest in the Northside, the Kansas City business center will continue to move further south and current high-valued real estate will depreciate. Advertisements for Northside businesses are included on the final page.

The Cottage Department of the Willows Maternity Home Sanitarium Catalog

Catalog for the The Cottage Department of the Willows Maternity Sanitarium, including photographs of their facilities and staff, and an introduction stating that the sanitarium "must protect its patients' reputations and secrets, in addition to the usual services rendered by a hospital." The Cottage department is aimed at "patients whose means are limited" but are "worthy unfortunates." The catalog advertises its ability to provide seclusion and privacy, including careful mail handling, and notes that "disreputable, degenerate, and immoral characters

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Golden Jubilee Program

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.

Soda Pop Stand at W. T. Kemper Annual Picnic

Photograph of the soda pop stand from Setzler's Soda Water Company at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Scenes from W. T. Kemper Barbecue

Clipping entitled "Scenes at Outing of 1,200 Members of 'Commerce Family'" from the Kansas City Post on June 9, 1935 showing photographs from W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. Those pictured include "barbecue artists", W. T. Kemper, Jr., W. T. Kemper, Sr., James M. Kemper, Sr., Pauline Thompson, and James Mack.

Scenes from W. T. Kemper Annual Picnic

Clipping entitled "Scenes at William T. Kemper's Annual Picnic at Red Fox Farm" from the Kansas City Post on June 21, 1936 showing photographs from W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. Those pictured include W. T. Kemper, Sr., Billy Purdy, W. T. Kemper, Jr., Helen Finch, Diana Sheffield, and Jimmy Lawrence.

Scenes from the Funeral of Francis M. Wilson

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 16, 1932 showing the attendees of the funeral of Francis M. Wilson, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Missouri that year until his death. Those present include Tom Pendergast, Joe Shannon, Guy Park, Lloyd Stark, Thomas Bash, et al.

Scenes from the 1936 Election Vote Fraud Trial

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on February 16, 1937 showing drawings and photographs from the 1936 Election Vote Fraud Trial. Included are depictions of the courtroom, evidence, and corridor outside of the courtroom. Vincent J. Doherty (Chief Deputy Election Commissioner), Fred M. Bellemere (Chairman of the Board of Election Commissioners), and Maurice M. Milligan (U.S. District Attorney).