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Architectural drawing depicting a rendering created by J. M. Felt & Company Architects of a new church for the Vine Street Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri. This draft was created shortly before 1931 when this new building was completed and the church was renamed Paseo Baptist Church.

Architectural rendering of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, after renovations in 1933. Later known as the Truman Courthouse.

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This drawing depicts people in line to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast for employment or other favors.

Date: 
February 28th 1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This drawing depicts Thomas J. Pendergast sitting at his desk at Jackson County Democratic Club at 1908 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
February 28th 1932

Program for a "Testimonial Dinner in honor of Henry M. Beardsley", President of the Young Men's Christian Association in Kansas City, Missouri for the Diamond Jubilee of the organziation. Included is a portrait drawing of Beardsley and a history of the organization.

Date: 
January 11th 1935

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).

Date: 
February 16th 1937

Program for the third annual dinner of the Fifteenth Ward Regular Democratic Club, a Joe Shannon "Rabbit" faction organization. The program includes the menu for the dinner with a main course of fried young rabbit. The evening's events include vaudeville acts, speeches, and dancing. The program reminds the attendee that "you can't spend anything at our party but your time."

Date: 
January 25th 1930

Drawing of the Centropolis Baptist Church at 1410 White Avenue. This vantage point faces south-southwest from the east side of White Avenue just south of 14th Street.

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

A small book containing fourteen illustrations of Kansas City by Herbert F. Slaughter, published by Holland Engraving Co., Kansas City, MO. These illustrations are titled Union Station Main Entrance, Union Station looking southwest, Grand Avenue at Eighth Street, Tenth Street east from Main, a downtown sanctuary, skyline from Main at Ninth, Petticoat Lane, Twelfth Street Viaduct, Hospital Hill, The Paseo at Twelfth, Westport High School, Cliff Drive, Swope Park Entrance, and Liberty Memorial- A Pillar of Fire.

Date: 
1921

Circa 1928 drawing with frontal and side view of G. T. O'Maley, Incorporated, authorized Ford automobile sales and service; located on the southeast corner of 18th and McGee streets.

Circa 1928 drawing with frontal and side view of the Ridenour-Baker Grocery Company, located at the southeast corner of St Louis Avenue and Mulberry Street.

Circa 1928 drawing showing the full frontal and side view of the Southard Feed and Milling Company plant at 17th Street and Cookson Avenue (Potter Avenue), Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Southwestern Milling Company located near the intersection of South 18th Street and Kansas Avenue in the Armourdale district of Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1928 drawing with full frontal and side view of the Midland Building, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 13th Street.

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.