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Inside cover describes the volume as "the story of a trip South that was taken April 9, 1920, by 27 Negro Business and Professional Men of Kansas City and the Biography of each..." The story was published as a serial in the Kansas City Call. The back of the booklet contains advertisements for a number of local businesses.

April 9th 1934

Directory presenting a cross section of of local Negro civic organizations, including social and political organizations, college and university alumni groups, women's organizations, and educational and service organizations.

August 1st 1939

Report prepared by the Kansas City Public Service Institute, under the direction of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, surveying the Kansas City Police Department.

March 1929

Book containing text and photographs of the history, facilties, art, and architecture of the courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri. The document also includes portrait photographs of the public servants that aided in the creation of the new Jackson County Courthouse and a list of county judges of Jackson County from 1827 to 1933.


The report of a social survey of Armourdale, a community of 12,000 people living in the industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Manuel Conrad Elmer, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas, acts as director of the survey for this Bulletin of the University of Kansas, Vol. XX, No. 12, June 15, 1919.

June 15th 1919

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.

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.