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An black and white glass plate positive photograph of Thomas Hart Benton standing by the Blue River in Jackson County, Missouri.

Date: 
April 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of bathers at the beach at Lake Quivira. Lakeshore Drive and the entrance to the Lake Quivira Country Club is shown in the background.

Date: 
August 3rd 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Laura Conyers Smith (wife of Clifford B. Smith) sitting amongst a group of yellow water lily flowers at their property at Lake Quivira. Laura Conyers Smith was the founder of the Kansas City Rose Society.

Date: 
July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Myra M. Wilson, wife of William Emmett Wilson, seated holding a rose. William Wilson was a farmer.

Date: 
September 14th 1941

Photograph of the Friars' choir at Kirkwood Hall at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The choir is comprised of members of the local diocese and directed by Reverend Albert Q. Senn, O.F.M. Identified are Senn (front center); Vincent J. O'Flaherty of Redemptorist Church (top row, 3rd from left); James A. Comiskey of St. James of Church (2nd row from top, 3rd from left); John Hanssen from a parish in Lexington, Missouri (2nd row, 2nd from left); John Oshimo, organist at Our Lady of Sorrows (top row, far right).

Date: 
December 12th 1941

Photograph of the Annunciation CYC softball team in June, 1941. Annunciation parish was located at 2870 Linwood Boulevard.

Date: 
June 22nd 1941

Photograph of Robert E. O'Malley (left) and Thomas J. Pendergast (right). The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 235368... (Chicago Bureau) PENDERGAST GETS TWO YEAR SENTENCE, KANSAS CITY, MO. T. J. Pendergast (right), former czar of Kansas City, and R. E. O'Malley in Kansas City federal court shortly before both were sentenced to serve two years in federal penitentiary in connection with Missouri fire insurance rate compromise. Both filed notices of appeal. List 5 YOUR CREDIT LINE MUST READ "ACME" 6-8-41."

Date: 
June 8th 1941

Group portrait of costumed Donnelly Garment Company employees attending an event identified as "Inspectors Halloween Party."

Date: 
1941

Photograph of Orvis A. Sturdy, South Central Business Association president, shown holding the scissors and other unidentified South Central Business Association board members at the ribbon cutting ceremonies in conjunction with the opening of the Western Auto store located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Harrison Street.

Date: 
February 3rd 1941

Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue. The luncheon was held to celebrate the opening of a new Katz location at the intersection of Linwood and Troost. The officials pictured are, from left to right: Myron H. Klein, manager of the Katz store at Linwood and Troost; Tim Blond, operating manager; Michael H. Katz, president of the Katz Drugstore company; Morris Shlensky, secretary and assistant general manager; Ross B. Myers, personnel director; and Orvis A.

Date: 
June 3rd 1941

Photograph of Sally Rand (far left) seated at the head table of a South Central Business Association luncheon. To her left sits association president Orvis A. Sturdy, the Rev. Marion Nelson Waldrip of Troost Avenue Methodist Church, and Dr. Burris Jenkins of the Community Church.

Date: 
December 9th 1941

Photograph of businesses at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 3rd Street.

Date: 
June 1941

Photograph looking south along the west side of Main Street from 27th Street. The caption states, "2. Camera 30 feet north of guy rod, looking south, showing guy rod to trolley pole at 27th & Main Streets. Claim #8859 Claimant Edward W. Wiggin."

Date: 
February 4th 1941
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.