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Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photograph of the exterior view of the Massey-Harris Harvester Company, a tractor and thresher manufacturer, plant in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. The plant opened in 1925 north of the intersection of Fairfax Road and Diagonal Way.

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Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Miss Sue Wornall, the great-great-granddaughter of mission founder Thomas Johnson, poses in front of the monument itself, with Bishop Eugene R. Hendrix at the left of the image and Judge Nelson Case at the right. The text of the marker reads "This monument marks the site of the mission house erected for the benefit of the Shawnee Indians by Reverend Thomas Johnson, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in 1830.

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Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, located on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Minnesota Avenue, looking northwest from Minnesota Avenue.

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Photograph of the exterior of the Fruehauf Trailer Company in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Local architect Charles E. Keyser designed the plant, which opened in 1937 and was located at the intersection of Fairfax and Funston Roads.

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Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Julia Stinson, a Shawnee descendent born in 1934 a half-mile east of the site, is being blessed by Bishop Eugene R. Hendrix on the right and Bishop William O. Shepard on the left. Mrs. Stinson helped to confirm the mission site, and delivered a speech at the dedication. Thomas Johnson later relocated the mission to Johnson County.

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Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photograph of the exterior of the Commercial National Bank building on the southwest corner of 6th & Minnesota in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. The Exchange State Bank is also visible in the background.

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Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Thomas Johnson later relocated the mission to Johnson County. Unidentified men and women are pictured near a tent and American flag.

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Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photograph of members of the Greek Orthodox Annunciation Church at a picnic, including Apostoli Kartsonis, Tom Jianas, Mrs. Jianis, Mrs. Longas, Mrs. Steve Sakoulas, George Sakoulas, Mary Solas, and other unidentified people, at Walnut Grove Park near 103rd & State Line, circa 1940.

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Photograph of units of the 137th Infantry of the Kansas National Guard, parading on Memorial Day in Kansas City, Kansas. The soldiers are marching north on 7th Street Trafficway, near the corner of Nebraska Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church and 7th Street M. E. Church are among the buildings in the background.

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