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L. P. Cookingham, City Manager for Kansas City, Missouri, at his desk in City Hall, ca. 1945. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Date: 
1945

Photograph of fifteen members of the St. Aloysius Young Ladies Sodality with toys to be donated in their mission work.

Date: 
1941

Photograph of the St. Aloysius Corpus Christi Procession on June 15, 1941. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the northwest corner of 11th Street and Prospect Avenue.

Date: 
June 15th 1941

Postcard of the Hotel Continental, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 11th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to be delivered in Kansas City, Missouri to Jay C. Barber.

Date: 
November 13th 1941

Letter from Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on March 19, 1940. Whitten responds to William Hirth's suggestion that he run for office in the 1940 election.

Date: 
March 19th 1940

Letter from Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on March 22, 1940. Whitten discusses his thoughts on Missouri political candidates ahead of the 1940 election.

Date: 
March 19th 1940

A resolution unanimously adopted at a meeting of the members of the Standard Railway Labor Organizations held at the Continental Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, July 12, 1940. The resolution endorses Harry S. Truman in his 1940 campaign for U.S. Senate and provides seven cases for such endorsement. The members in attendance find Truman to be "a friend of labor and the general public."

Date: 
July 12th 1940

Photograph of the St. Aloysius Band, W. H. Ragan, director. This vantage point faces east on Prospect Avenue just south of 11th Street.

Date: 
1940

Letter from Kansas City City Manager H. F. McElroy to Bruno Nicoli, Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 80. McElroy expresses his gratitude for the scouts' assistance in the promotion of pedestrian safety and donates ten dollars to the troop.

Date: 
February 5th 1938

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

Date: 
1938

Program for a concert featuring contralto Marian Anderson as part of the "Annual Douglas [sic] Celebration". Biographies of numerous musicians and writers are included, and the program also notes that Frederick Douglass has three grandchildren residing in Kansas City.

Date: 
February 16th 1937

Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of 11th and Grand.

Date: 
1935

Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). This vantage point faces south-southwest on the west side of Grand between 10th and 11th.

Date: 
1935

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark. Reed replies that he is shocked by the information in Clark's previous letter and asks to meet in person to discuss the matter.

Date: 
March 25th 1933

Photograph of the members of the Children's Bureau providing preventive health examinations to pre-school children at the Humboldt School at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Holmes Street. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Date: 
October 1933

Letter from Ruby Henshaw describing the results of the recent elections in Kansas City, remarking that Tom Pendergast and his affiliates were victorious. She also comments on the poor state of economic affairs in Kansas City, and also provides some personal updates and business suggestions for Stark's nursery & orchard operation.

Date: 
December 1st 1932

Letter from Ruby Henshaw to Lloyd Stark. She describes atttitudes in Kansas City about Tom Pendergast and cautions Stark about associating with him. She also discusses her work with a life insurance company.

Date: 
October 19th 1932

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark in which Reed discusses his meetings with Ike Dunlap and Ed Villmoare. Reed mentions that Dunlap showed him a letter from President Roosevelt. In it, Roosevelt expresses his hope to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast soon.

Date: 
August 16th 1932

Letter from Theodore Gary to Thomas J. Pendergast on May 27, 1931. Theodore Gary writes from the Telephone Building in Kansas City, Missouri, to "Boss" Thomas J. Pendergast, congratulating him on the successful termination of the Bond Campaign.

Date: 
May 27th 1931

Telegram to August A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch on behalf of James A. Reed. In his absence, the office of James A. Reed contacted Thomas J. Pendergast as requested by Busch and communicates that "he has been committed to Nelson since day after election."

Date: 
January 7th 1931

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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.