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A letter from International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) Kansas City Joint Board Manager Wave Tobin to Fred L. Smith of Gayfers Dept. Store, Mobile, Alabama. Tobin urges Smith to inform the Donnelly Garment Company that Gayfers Dept. Store will no longer carry Donnelly garments. Tobin also outlines her grievances with the Donnelly Garment Company and presents her case to Smith.

Date: 
February 6th 1939

Letter from Olive Turner to Governor Lloyd C. Stark saying "it seems a shame that law abiding, tax-paying citizens have to get under cover and write to their Governor in order to live in this town." She expresses concerns about corruption, particularly at the state cosmetology board and the County Home for the Aged.

Date: 
March 25th 1939

Postcard of Hotel Muehlebach, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter.

Date: 
January 20th 1939

Postcard of Hotel Phillips, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest on Baltimore Avenue, just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. G.F. Gees of Fort Scott, Kansas.

Date: 
June 1st 1939
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.