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An autochrome photograph of a woman and child on the property of Lionel Benjamin, a buyer for Fred Harvey.

Date: 
July 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Maude Blackburn standing in her garden. Her husband, Schuyler C. Blackburn was president of ABC Fireproof Warehouse Company. The historical street address is 2321 Fieldston Road, also known at that time as 2321 West 54th Street (U.S. Highway 50), placing it near 54th Street and Mission Road in the Fieldston neighborhood in modern day Fairway, Kansas.

Date: 
June 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Miss Jean Love in pose before a swimming pool at the Inghram D. Hook residence. This photograph was taken looking west from east of the pool. Hook was a Kansas City lawyer and his wife Mary Rockwell Hook was architect and designer of the house.

Date: 
August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Miss Jean Love sitting next to a swimming pool at the Inghram D. Hook residence. This photograph was taken looking east from west of the pool. Hook was a Kansas City lawyer and his wife Mary Rockwell Hook was architect and designer of the house.

Date: 
August 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to white hydrangeas on the property of Charles M. Howell, lawyer.

Date: 
August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lillie A. Jones standing in her Tudor garden. Her husband Ellis R. Jones was vice-president of the Kansas City Paper House.

Date: 
July 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Ellis R. Jones with his grandson in his formal garden. Jones was vice-president of the Kansas City Paper House.

Date: 
July 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a women standing near a statue in the Romanelli Gardens subdivision near the intersection of 68th Street Terrace and Ward Parkway. This vantage point faces east-southeast with the house at 1020 West 69th Street.

Date: 
August 7th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a Santa Claus Chirstmas decoration at the corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street in the Country Club Plaza.

Date: 
December 13th 1932

The Kansas City Welcoming Committee to Secretary Patrick J. Hurley and party under the auspices of Missouri River Navigation Association. Mr. Nichols can be seen in the back row, fourth from the left.

Date: 
June 27th 1932

Photograph of the attendees of the Sunflower Grand Lodge Knights of Pythis and Grand Court 39th Annual Session at the 8th Street Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas, July 26-28, 1932. This photograph was taken by Williams Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri and facing west towards the main entrance to the church.

Date: 
July 1932

Photograph of Visitation graduating class of 1932 outside of the entrance to Visitation Church. Pictured back row, left to right: John Miller, Dick Livers, Marie Burger, Booty Skinner, Rosemary Lehr, Bob Doyle, Earnie Dunn; front row, left to right: Bill Koehler, Harold St. John, Anna Ruth Crooks, Rita Kelly, Andy Breting, Bill McGonigle.

Date: 
1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on March 28, 1932 entitled "Kansas City Boss and Congressman" and with caption stating, "Thomas J. Pendergast (left), and Congressman Joseph B. Shannon of Kansas City in a pow-wow at Hotel Jefferson preceding the Democratic State Convention."

Date: 
March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on March 29, 1932 entitled "Democrats Talk Things Over at Convention" and with caption stating, "Democratic leaders talk things over during Democratic State Convention at the Coliseum yesterday. Left to right: Tom Pendergast, Democratic boss of Kansas City, and the most powerful political boss in the state, conferring with Congressman Joseph B. Shannon of Kansas City. Shannon is head of the lesser of the Democratic factions in Kansas City, was formerly a rival of Pendergast, but is now an ally."

Date: 
March 29th 1932

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This drawing depicts people in line to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast for employment or other favors.

Date: 
February 28th 1932

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. standing in front of bouquet of flowers.

Date: 
1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on March 18, 1932 showing James P. Aylward, Casimir J. Welch, James M. Pendergast, William E. Sullivan (left to right, top) as well as Michael Ross (bottom). They are shown attending the Jackson County Convention at the Jackson County Courthouse once located between 5th Street and Missouri Avenue and Oak and Locust streets.

Date: 
March 18th 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

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of Carolyn E. Pendergast and her daughter Marceline P. Burnett. The caption states, "The daughter and wife of the Kansas City political boss are shown above. Mrs. Pendergast is at left, and at right is her daughter, Mrs. W. E. Burnett."

Date: 
March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of "Tom Himself". The photograph of Thomas J. Pendergast was taken that day at the Democratic State Convention for Missouri in St. Louis, Missouri.

Date: 
March 28th 1932

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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.