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Autographed head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Russell (Clara) Stover of Russell Stover Candies.

Seated, autographed portrait of Conrad Mann. Reads: "To N. Emerson Paton, With every good wish to a faithful civic worker, Conrad Mann, KC 5/17/35."

Date: 
1935

Group portrait of members of the Threshold Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1930-31 champions of the South Central Business Association.

Date: 
1931

Group portrait of members of the Firestone Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1933-34 champions of the South Central Business Association.

Date: 
1934

Promotional booklet for building family homes in 1920s luxury Kansas City suburban tract development now in the Santa Fe Hills neighborhood southeast of 85th St. and Wornall. It was to include rare amenities such as an open air theater, bell tower, pool, club house, and Dutch windmill. Built on property owned by Daniel Boone's son Nathan, and featuring the Boone school and home. Businessman developer Emory Sweeney founded an automobile school and WHB radio. Landscape architects Hare & Hare were to handle the project, and George Hamilton Stone was assigned as General Manager.

Date: 
1925

Pamphlet advertisement for the YMCA with testimonials, statistics, camps, programs, services, and roster of division chairmen and board of directors, all to promote support of the group.

Date: 
1940

Photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Hofman, friends who were playing bridge with the Bennetts when Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over the bridge game. Mrs. Bennett was acquitted. Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, February 26, 1931.

Composite portraits of mobster Sam (Hog) Scola (left) and bootlegger Ferris (Kansas City Tony) Anthon. The latter was murdered by Charles (Mad Dog) Gargotta, Scola and others on August 12, 1933. Scola was killed in the exchange by Sheriff Tom Bash.

Portrait photograph of Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted. This photo sat on the dresser in her apartment and was used in the Journal-Post coverage of the murder and trial. The trial took place in the Criminal Court building, Jackson County, Missouri, February and March of 1931. See page 24, Kansas City Journal-Post, February 27, 1931. This photo was also used in the same paper September 30, 1929, front page, the day after the murder, and again February 22, 1931, front page.

Program for the fifty-third annual convention for the Missouri State Association of Negro Teachers. The convention took place from November 16 - 19, 1938 with most events held at Lincoln High School at the northeast corner of 22nd Street and Woodland Avenue. Portrait photographs of participants and a photograph of Lincoln High School is included.

Date: 
November 1938

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at 30th anniversary breakfast at the Pickwick Hotel. "Left to right standing: William Trone, Ray Farnan, Miss Textor, Dan Faron, Arch Wlech, Miss Pence, D. Von Reisen, Bob Cassidy. Left to right seated: D. E. Anderson, L. C. Anderson, John Strader, Dave Nordling, B. Montgormery, Mrs. Ada Snider." Years accompany each name, possible indicating the year in which they joined the company.

Date: 
December 20th 1941

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at an annual company Christmas party.

Date: 
December 23rd 1938

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees posed around a camera at an unidentified location.

Photograph of a farewell dinner of Anderson Photo Company employees at Pickwick Hotel for Roger Odneal, who was leaving for the army.

Date: 
March 22nd 1941

Photograph of Anderson Photo Company employees posed at a "steak-fry" event at an unidentified location.

Date: 
July 1st 1926

Head and shoulders portrait of H. Roe Bartle.

Date: 
1935

Group portrait of the Kansas City Monarchs. Standing, from the left: Sam Bankhead, T.J. Young, George Giles, Turkey Stearnes, Frank Duncan, Moocha Harris, Carroll Mothel, Cool Papa Bell, Newt Allen, Willie Wells, J.L. Wilkinson. Kneeling, from the left: Chet Brewer, Newt Joseph, Bullet Joe Rogan, Charles Beverly.

Date: 
1934
Ruth Kathryn Rhodes

Photograph of Transcontinental & Western Air employee Ruth Kathryn Rhodes, who was appointed first chief hostess in December 1935.

Portrait of Elsie Child (Mrs. H. C. Child), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1938-1940. Portrait of Leona Koehler Ryan (Mrs. L. K. Ryan), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1940-1942.

Portrait of John B. Gage, reform mayoral candidate in 1940.

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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.