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Letter from Fred C. Reynolds, former election judge and policeman, to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, suggesting that state troopers be used to protect the upcoming elections, because "I do not think the police can handle it."

Date: 
March 29th 1938

Letter from Mrs. T. N. Moore to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, noting that it is one of many from women requesting additional protection at the polls during the upcoming election, and describing illegal activities and threats at prior elections.

Date: 
March 27th 1938

Letter from Mrs. T. W. Marr to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on May 16, 1934, with attached letter. Marr urges Mitchell to combat the corruption in Kansas City and comments how she was turned down for a job in Marshall, Missouri because she did not have Thomas J. Pendergast's endorsement.

Date: 
May 16th 1934

Letter from Charles G. Nichols to James A. Reed, discussing both his previous employment in city and county offices and the financial contributions he has made to political causes in recent years. Nichols asks Reed to assist him in obtaining work through Tom Pendergast, and states that he believes a man has three duties: "1st he must take care of his family, 2nd must pay his honest debts & 3rd must vote the Democratic ticket."

Date: 
August 3rd 1930

Postcard of Saint Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of Prospect Avenue and Linwood Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to S.N. Reikle of Elmira, Missouri.

Date: 
January 2nd 1920

Postcard of the Ivanhoe Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces east-southeast at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. George Hayward of Rutledge, Missouri.

Date: 
September 3rd 1922

Postcard of the Ivanhoe Masonic Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces south-southeast just east of the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue. The back of the postcard includes a brief caption about the temple and a short letter to Carry Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
July 13th 1923

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the twelfth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 31st Street to the north, Main Street to the west, 39th Street to the south, and Garfield Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the fourteenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is largely bounded by 23rd Street to the north, Indiana Avenue to the east, 35th Street to the south, and sections east of Blue River bounded by the eastern city limits to the east.

Date: 
1918

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the tenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 20th Street to the north, Michigan Avenue to the west, 31st Street to the south, and Indiana Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the eleventh ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 20th Street to the north, Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) to the west, 31st Street to the south, and Michigan Avenue to the east.

Date: 
1918

Photograph of a treatment room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Photograph of the reception room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Exterior photograph of the Major Clinic at 31st and Euclid as seen from Euclid Avenue looking west. The clinic was owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major and was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Date: 
1937

Photograph of the office of the medical director at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Exterior photograph of the Major Clinic at 31st and Euclid. The clinic was owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major and was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Date: 
1937

Photograph of the reception room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Photograph of the patients' and employees' dining room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Photograph of the reception room of the female mental department at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Photograph of a patients room with twin beds in the men's department at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

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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.