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Letter from Lauretta S. Canfield to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, expressing the support of the women of Independence Avenue Methodist Church in his work enforcing liquor and gambling laws, stating that "As christian citizens WE pledge our co-operation to do all we can for the betterment of our City and State."

Date: 
May 20th 1938

Letter from an unknown constituent in Kansas City complaining about the illegal activities of a pool hall in northeast Kansas City.

Date: 
September 25th 1939

Letter from J. E. Connor to Guy B. Park regarding his application for a job and the endorsements he has and is seeking from Pendergast and others.

Date: 
May 19th 1933

Letter from 10th Ward Precinct Captains Ralph Hickman and Edward Lamasney to their constituents before the 1940 primary election. Hickman asserts "that all Democratic candidates are good citizens and worthy of the offices for which they have filed." However, Hickman includes with the letter a sample democratic primary ballot that indicates which Democrats the Tenth Ward Democratic Club, Inc. and the Tenth Ward Regular Democratic Club would like their members to vote for. This includes Harry S. Truman for Senator in Congress for Missouri.

Date: 
August 1st 1940

Photograph of Rita North with one boy and two girls posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. North read the Act of Consecration that day. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of Boy Scouts Troop 80 Scoutmaster Bruno Nicoli and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Chief Scout Excecutive. This photograph was taken facing northeast towards the Quincy Avenue entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church during the Corpus Christi Procession on May 30, 1929

Date: 
May 30th 1929

Photograph of opera singer Laurence Pierot, Holy Cross Pastor Rev. J. P. Prendergast, and Holy Cross Choir Director William Saeger standing outside the Holy Cross Catholic Church after Mass. Saeger and Pierot were brothers. This photograph was taken facing north towards the main entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Date: 
1930

Photograph of seven young women posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. This vantage point faces northeast towards the southwest corner of the Holy Cross Catholic School.

Date: 
May 1940

Photograph of St. Agnes Academy teachers Sister Marie Rosemarie and Sister Mary Pauline.

Date: 
1940

Portrait photograph of Guy B. Park, governor of Missouri from 1933–1937. Park was principal speaker at the Court of Honor, December 21, 1937 at Holy Cross School Auditorium.

Date: 
December 21st 1937

Photograph of Reverend J. P. Prendergast, Pastor of Holy Cross Parish, with the Boy Scouts of Troop 80 who participated in the Corpus Christi Procession that day on May 30, 1929. This photograph was taken at the Holy Cross Catholic Church looking north towards the leftmost entrance facing St John Avenue.

Date: 
May 30th 1929

Photograph of Boy Scouts Troop 80 who formed a guard of honor for the field Mass on the ground of St. Agnes Academy during the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured, back row: Charles Hrenchir, Junior Brummel, Ralph Gray, Jack Ost, Robert McMillen, William McDonald, John Jones. Front row: William Ward, Jack [?], Nichols Brummell, William Ost, Buddy Lonergan. This vantage point faces nortwest towards the Hardesty Avenue entrance to the academy.

Date: 
September 2nd 1937

Photograph of Reverend Jas P. Nichol, assistant pastor at Holy Cross Parish, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Chief Scout Executive. This photograph was taken facing northeast towards the Quincy Avenue entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church during the Corpus Christi Procession on May 30, 1929

Date: 
May 30th 1929

Photograph of Sister Mary Alexis, Mother Superior of St. Agnes Convent for six years.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of one boy and one girl posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions. This vantage point faces east with the south entrance of the Holy Cross Catholic School on the right.

Date: 
May 1940

Individulal portrait photographs of the 31 students comprising the Holy Cross School Class of 1927. Also included is a photograph of Reverend J. P. Prendergast.

Date: 
1927

Photograph of Holy Cross Catholic School students posed with the Reverend J. P. Prendergast, pastor of the Holy Cross Catholic Church. This vantage point faces south towards the rear of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the northeast corner of St John Avenue and Quincy Avenue.

Date: 
1932

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine. Sister Philomena taught in several parochial schools, including Holy Cross.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of the chapel at the Saint Agnes Convent, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1937

First Volume of The Echo, the 1924 student yearbook for St. Agnes Academy, Kansas City Missouri. Included are portrait photographs of academy students and local clergy, individual narratives on the senior, junior, sophomore, and freshman classes, calendar and event programs of the school year, and playground snapshots with captions. Notable political figures paying compliments include Thomas J. Pendergast.

Date: 
1924

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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.