Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas

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Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

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Undated photograph of unidentified men posing with musical instruments. The men are members of the Kansas City, Kansas, Mexican community.

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Photograph of unidentified railroad workers labeled "El Campo del Mexicanos" - the Union Pacific Railroad Mexican Camp. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

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Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers building a bridge in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

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Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

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Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

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Undated photograph of unidentified children and teenagers from the Mexican community in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Undated photograph of an unidentified location showing railroad facilities in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Drawings

Undated illustration of the Fowler Packing Company meatpacking plant in the Central Industrial District, adjacent to the Kansas City Stockyards.

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Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

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Undated photograph of two Mexican women in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Document illustrating infrastructure project accomplishments in Kansas under the Works Progress Administration through December 1937. Accomplishments include 1352 thousand square yards of new sidewalks, 3051 new bridges, and thousands of miles of newly graded roads. More than 14,588 people per month worked 25 months on such projects.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.