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Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.

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Photographs

1920's photograph taken of Kansas City Monarchs players T.J. Young, Wilber "Bullet Joe" Rogan, and Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell (left to right). Digital reproduction of the photographs was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Photographs

Circa 1930's photograph of the Electric Theater, 546 Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas. It was opened in 1922, closed in 1969, and demolished in 1976. This vantage point faces northwest toward's the theatre's entrance.

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Photographs

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas. Such bands, and their public performances, were an important part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Music Project.

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Photographs

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game between the Army and Navy at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity part of the Works Progress Administration.

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Photographs

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. The facility, established in 1871 along the Kansas River and the Kansas Pacific and Missouri Pacific Railroad tracks, became one the leading livestock markets in the United States. The stockyards closed for business in October of 1999.

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Correspondence

Letter from Thomas W. Butcher, President of the State Teachers College, Emporia, Kansas to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring. Butcher agrees with Woodring that Western University should be given accreditation if it meets the standards imposed.

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Photographs

1930's photograph of the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. The airport was active between the years 1921 and 1985.

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Photographs

1920's photograph of the Grund Hotel at the northwest corner of 6th and Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Correspondence

Letter from Oscar F. Hall, Chief Engineer at Western University to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring. Hall inquires why his salary was reduced by more than 10% and then provides reasons why it should not be cut and that it should even be raised.

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Photographs

Photograph of Fred Harvey staff waitresses, the Harvey Girls, at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. The young women served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway line.

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Photographs

Photograph of North Seventh Street looking north from just north of Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The Huron building is pictured in the center background.

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