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Soup line at the northeast corner of 6th and Delaware, in Kansas City, Missouri. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Date: 
January 19th 1929

Food baskets for fifth ward residents during the depression. This vantage point faces northwest towards ABC Storage at 3244 Main Street. A Monarch Storage truck is shown parked at the intersection of Main Street and Warner Plaza. Source: Bernard Ragan.

Soup line during the Depression; Casimir J. Welch with woman in lower inset photo, no date. For over thirty years, Casimir Welch controlled “Little Tammany,” 36 precincts east of downtown, for Thomas J. Pendergast. Source: Bernard Ragan.

Photograph of participants in the Summer Playground Feeding Program lined up at Mulkey Square Park. This vantage point faces east near the intersection of 13th Street and Belleview Avenue (defunct at this block).

Date: 
1942

Photograph with interior view of Monsignor Keye's benefit party for orphan children, held in the Little Theater at Municipal Auditorium.

Date: 
December 17th 1938
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.