The State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City

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Photographs

Photograph of the Old Detention Home on Oak Street, south of Fifth Street, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces west-southwest on Oak Street.

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Photographs

Henry F. McElroy, Kansas City's first city manager and proponent of the Ten Year Plan.

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Photographs

Photograph portrait of Bryce B. Smith. mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1939.

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Photographs

Photograph of George E. Kessler, landscape architect and city planner.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Memorandum describing the stockholders of Ready-Mixed Concrete Company, Centropolis Crusher Company, and P. R. Realty Company and their respective shares of the companies.

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Maps

Map of Kansas City, Missouri indicating a proposed plan for expenditure of $8.3 million for major traffic arteries in Kansas City.

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Correspondence

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast regarding the position of city coroner, recommending Dr. Allen Porter for the job.

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Photographs

Fire station house of Company No. 28 on Troost Ave., near 73rd St., Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This fire house is typical of other fire station houses erected in the 1930s. This vantage point faces northeast on Troost Avenue between 73rd and 74th Street.

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Correspondence

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast asking for assistance for Samuel M. Cromwell.

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Correspondence

Letter from Conrad H. Mann to Senator James A. Reed discussing the Depression and the need for the Charities Fund, and asserts that "it is a fact that as a whole our well-to-do have not carried their fair share of this responsibility" in the charity realm.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Organizational chart for Kansas City's Ten Year Plan, ca. 1930s, showing how the Civic Improvement Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Campaign Committee, and various city organizations relate to each other in regards to the sixteen listed Ten Year Plan projects.

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Maps

Spot map of Kansas City, Missouri indicating approximate place of residence of the members of the Committee of 1000. This committee was involved in the Ten Year Plan.

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