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Form letter from Joseph B. Shannon to the people of Kansas City in which Shannon provides a list and figures documenting the rise of crime and police brutality in Kansas City from 1921-24 with the police department controlled by Matthew Foster and The Kansas City Star. In the postscript, Shannon alleges that policemen were ordered to "pay monthly political assessments" and states that the past "four years of police administration cost the taxpayers of Kansas City $5,232,691.74."

Date: 
March 19th 1925

Photograph looking east along the south side of 12th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue. Palace Clothing Company Building (left) and Regent Theatre (center) is pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking south along the west side of Grand Avenue between 9th and 10th Street. The Lathrop Building (left) and Bryant & Douglas Stationery Co. (right) is pictured.

Date: 
1925

Photograph with full frontal view of Paul Felix Men's Clothes store, located at 920 Grand Avenue.

Date: 
1925

Photograph looking south from the northwest corner of 9th Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). The Spalding Athletic Goods store and Federal Reserve Bank building is pictured.

Date: 
1925
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