Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City, MO

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Henry F. McElroy, Kansas City's first city manager and proponent of the Ten Year Plan.

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Photograph of the Kansas City Post Office, open September 25, 1933 opposite Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast near the intersection of Broadway and Pershing Road.

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American Royal Livestock Pavilion, reconstructed in 1925. This vantage point faces northwest with the 23rd Street Viaduct on the left.

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Photograph of the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, prior to renovations in 1933. Later known as the Truman Courthouse. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Main Street.

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The new municipal wharf on the east side of state line in Missouri, opposite the airport. This vantage point faces northwest with a newly constructed river-rail grain terminal (Kansas City, Kansas) in the far background.

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Aerial view of Kansas City's Municipal Airport with the Missouri River and downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

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Leaflets

Campaign materials promoting voter approval for civic improvement bonds in Kansas City on May 26, 1931.

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Leaflets

Leaflet with a cartoon advocating for airport bonds in Kansas City.

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Photographs

Photograph portrait of Bryce B. Smith. mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1939.

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Photographs

Photograph of the exterior of Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest from the intersection of 13th Street and Wyandotte Street. The building was constructed at a cost of $6,500,000.

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Photograph of Noland Road, south of U.S. Highway 40, looking South. The image is taken in Jackson County, Missouri, and is typical of the county's highways in the 1930s. The entrance to Little Blue Road is pictured in the far background.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Organizational chart for Kansas City's Ten Year Plan, ca. 1930s, showing how the Civic Improvement Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Campaign Committee, and various city organizations relate to each other in regards to the sixteen listed Ten Year Plan projects.

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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.