Santa Fe – Ingleside

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Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with an interior view of children seated around the library table and viewing an aquarium with their teacher at the Greenwood School kindergarten. The students are all identified on a separate sheet accompanying the photograph. The teacher is identified as Miss Dorothy Tustin.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard of the Benton School, located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard. Students are pictured performing calisthenics while a Victrola plays a record. This vantage point faces north from the school grounds towards the south side of the school building. It was later renamed the D. A. Holmes School honoring the late pastor of the Paseo Baptist Church.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph of the Church of God (Holiness) at the northwest corner of Askew Avenue and Victor Street (now 29th Street).

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with full, exterior view of a Friends Church located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Bales Avenue. The pastor is noted on the back of the photograph as the Reverand J. Edgar Williams. The pastor noted on the sign on the church is George C. Wise. This building was a Society of Friends (Quakers) church.

Object Type: 
Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the fourteenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is largely bounded by 23rd Street to the north, Indiana Avenue to the east, 35th Street to the south, and sections east of Blue River bounded by the eastern city limits to the east.

Object Type: 
Maps

Map showing the boundaries of precincts as defined in 1918 for the tenth ward of Kansas City, Missouri. This ward is bounded by 20th Street to the north, Michigan Avenue to the west, 31st Street to the south, and Indiana Avenue to the east.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter from Louis F. and Mr. H. Urban regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. The Urban brothers write that they have done business with and been neighbors to the Higginses for 20 years and "have never heard a word of wrong doing concerning Mr. Higgins until he got mixed up in politics," and believe he deserves leniency. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Memorandum Prepared by Mr. Mitchell's Secretary Giving Content of Letter Written by Lyman G. Coffin of Kansas City, Missouri. The document recounts Coffin's part in a voter fraud incident on March 6, 1934. In attempt to get employment, Coffin took orders from a Pendergast precinct captain to "ghost" vote. After being exposed of voter fraud, he was severely injured by an anti-Pendergast gang. He requests that the Pendergast headquarters provide for his medical bills and for his wife until he is able to get a job.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter from John E. Robertson to Guy B. Park regarding violence and election fraud taking place at a March 6th primary election.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter from Mary Pearl Dugg, Kansas City Republican election judge, to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, describing past violence and threats against election workers, and hoping he will continue to work to ensure fair and safe elections.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

Letter from O. E. Shouse to Guy B. Park asking for his assistance in getting to meet with Tom Pendergast in order to obtain his endorsement for a position.

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.