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Photograph showing Dwight Brown, former Governor Guy Park, and Herbert T. Hilscher at unidentified South Central Business Association function.

Photograph of the unidentified participants at the South Central Business Association Inaugural Dinner Dance and 17th Annual Frolic at the Hotel Bellerive. Garrett L. Smalley is listed as the ex-president of the organization and Herbert T. Hilscher as the president.

Date: 
January 26th 1937

Full body portrait of H. Roe Bartle. He inscribes on the photo, "To my friend Emerson Paton, With all good wishes, H. Roe Bartle, Feb. 25th, 1938."

Date: 
February 25th 1938

Head and shoulders portrait of Joan Crawford. She inscribes on the photo, "To Frank Britt, Best Wishes from Joan Crawford."

Portrait of Jean Harlow holding a bouquet of flowers.

Date: 
December 8th 1931

Head and shoulders portrait of Sally Rand.

Portrait of Sally Rand with full body feather fan. Rand inscribes on the photo, "To The South Central Business Association, My friends and boosters, all happiness and prosperity. Gratefully, Sally Rand. May 8, 1934."

Date: 
May 8th 1934

Group portrait of Harry Truman, Senator Thomas P. Gore, and others at a dinner held by the South Central Business Association at the LaSalle Hotel in Gore's honor. Men identified on photo as standing left to right: Dr. C. Charles Gray, Ira S. Burns, James P. Aylward, Judge Truman, Judge Thomas B. Bash and Judge Robert W. Barr. Front row, seated: James M. Pendergast, Gore, Garrett L. Smalley (toastmaster), Charles M. Howell, James R. Page and Father J. W. Keyes.

Date: 
November 12th 1929

Portrait of Jean Helier posed behind glass filled with bullet holes. Photo is autographed as "To N. Emerson Paton, Kansas City's Livest Business Assn. Secretary from Hean Helier, Secretary to Otto P. Higgins, 5-20-38". Photo is credited to the Kansas City Police Department.

Head and shoulders portrait of Lou Holland; photo autographed and dated Oct. 21, 1938.

Date: 
1938

Head and shoulders autographed portrait of Maurice M. Milligan, U.S. attorney who prosecuted Tom Pendergast.

Photograph of Dr. D. M. Nigro standing by a wall of photographs. Autographed as: "To my good friend N. Emerson Paton the best secy & manager in the country. With best wishes, Doc Nigro, 1938".

Date: 
1938

Portrait of James A. Reed with finger in the air.

Autographed head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Russell (Clara) Stover of Russell Stover Candies.

Seated, autographed portrait of Conrad Mann. Reads: "To N. Emerson Paton, With every good wish to a faithful civic worker, Conrad Mann, KC 5/17/35."

Date: 
1935

Group portrait of members of the Threshold Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1930-31 champions of the South Central Business Association.

Date: 
1931

Group portrait of members of the Firestone Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1933-34 champions of the South Central Business Association.

Date: 
1934

Group portrait of participants in the annual Hair Style Show portion of the annual party of the South Central Business Association, onstage at unidentified location. Photo autographed by Rose Munsterman, coordinator of show.

Date: 
May 14th 1935

Photograph of Kansas City officials posed next to a sightseeing bus in front of the Isis Theater and Wirthman Building after attending a luncheon celebrating the widening of Linwood Boulevard.

Date: 
September 3rd 1927

Photograph of the 11th Annual Baseball Day Luncheon given by the South Central Business Association for the Kansas City Blues at the Lucerne Hotel.

Date: 
April 30th 1940

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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.