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Photograph of the Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southeast from the intersection of Oak Street and 12th Street.

Photograph of City Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, which opened on October 25, 1937. This vantage point faces north-north-east on Oak Street between 12th and 13th Streets.

The new Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Missouri. This drawing was rendered as if looking southeast on Oak Street just north of 12th Street. From: "Courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri, 1933"

Date: 
1933

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 Bryce B. Smith standing, facing left in the new City Hall at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Oak Street, ca. 1937-39. Source: Bernard Ragan.

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

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.

Date: 
1935

Clipping entitled "Casts Absentee Ballot" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "Mrs. Mae Meehan of Denver (above) prepared her absentee ballot in the office of the election commissioners in the courthouse Tuesday. It was forwarded to Denver. She voted the Democratic ticket."

Date: 
November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Court Order Votes" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "Above is a scene in the circuit court room of Judge Darius A. Brown Tuesday where many unregistered persons made application for court orders to permit them to vote. By the time Judge Brown, shown in the high-backed chair in the center background, recessed for lunch, he had granted 149 vote orders."

Date: 
November 3rd 1936

Photograph looking north along west side of Oak Street from 12th Street. Walker Laundry, Rainbow Hotel, and the Y.M.C.A. are pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street from 11th Street. The B'nai Jehudah Temple, Hotel Kathryn, Walker Laundry, and Hotel Empress are pictured to the right.

Date: 
June 10th 1922

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Date: 
1925
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