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Photograph entitled "Inspection", showing boys lined up in the playground behind the Boys Hotel. This vantage point faces northeast with the Boys Hotel on the left at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of Mrs. White and boys of the Boys Hotel posed on the front steps of the recentely completed Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building. This vantage point faces southwest on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Date: 
December 3rd 1921

Photograph of an automobile parked outside of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of boys posed on the front steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of boys and men posed with a "Boys Hotel" banner on the steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of men and boys posed outside of the Boys Hotel Main Building (right) and Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (left). This vantage point faces south-southwest on the north side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of Kansas City Mayor Sam B. Strother visiting the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue. Strother is posed shaking the hand of a boy with the other occupants of the hotel pictured behind them.

Date: 
January 29th 1922

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (also known as the Boys Hotel Annex) under construction by Fogel Construction Company. This vantage point faces north with the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue on the left.

Date: 
October 3rd 1921

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (also known as the Boys Hotel Annex) under construction by Fogel Construction Company. This vantage point faces south with the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue on the right.

Date: 
October 3rd 1921

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building building committee posed at the cornerstone laying ceremony for the building on November 6, 1921. This vantage point faces south on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Date: 
November 6th 1921

Booklet describing the history, purpose, and operation of The Helping Hand Institute of Kansas City, Missouri. The document details the necessity for prosperous citizens to donate to the organization so that they may help the homeless find employment. Also included are pictures of the organization's facilities and beneficiaries.

Date: 
1930

First issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes a statement on the newspaper's objective, maintaining that the newspaper is not against any certain political party or vice, but that it is simply for "good government". Featured articles include: “Council Passes Cab Ordinance” (pp. 2 & 4) discussing councilman Frank H. Backstrom’s reaction to the ordinance and detailing other ordinances appropriating bond funds.; "Adult Education--A Fine Work" (pp.

Date: 
January 11th 1935

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, asserting that it “is well established that there are approximately three thousand persons drawing pay from the city when the work actually is being done by about fifteen hundred,” the impact that has on salaries, and the departments in which the issue is most evident. Other featured articles include: “You May Live Till March, Cabbies” (p.

Date: 
February 22nd 1935

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, with a photo and brief history of the Kansas City Municipal Airport (later called the Downtown Airport) "between North Kansas City and Kansas City proper," dedicated in 1927 and opened in 1929 with four airlines and reorganization after "cancellation of government mail contracts" in 1934. Other featured articles include: “Snapshots of the Week” (p.

Date: 
March 15th 1935

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, about the apartments on the Country Club Plaza and Armour Boulevard managed by the Assured Rental Company (led by George Goldman and Herman Shapiro), in the city's "South Side," voting against the Pendergast ticket City Council nominees.

Date: 
June 7th 1935

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, about the effusive spending of city funds on the Kansas City Zoo, comparing the luxurious living conditions of a tiger there to many thousands of Kansas Citians with very poor housing and utilities, etc., including illustrative photos. Other featured articles include: “Arson Aylor” (p.

Date: 
June 14th 1935

Photograph of people riding the Vine Street Streetcar in Kansas City, Missouri

Date: 
June 26th 1939

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post with caption stating, "Twenty Years of Skyline Change in Kansas City. These three photographs taken from virtually the same spot on Journal-Post hill show the amazing growth of this city's business district in a score of years. The upper picture was made in August, 1912. The picture in the center was taken August, 1929, and the lower photograph was made in August of 1932. -Photos by W. Laurence Dickey."

Date: 
August 28th 1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This photograph shows the outside of the Jackson County Democratic Club, located on the second floor of 1908 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
February 28th 1932

Photograph of Jackson County Courthouse undergoing renovations.

Date: 
1933

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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.