Post Office--Pershing Road

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Object Type: 
Programs

Program from the edication ceremony of the new United States Court House and Post Office on Pershing Road. Federal judge Merrill E. Otis presided over the event, with guests including Senator Bennett "Champ" Clark, Senator Harry Truman, and Governor Lloyd C. Stark. Music was provided by the Letter Carriers' Band, and the event was broadcast by WDAF Radio. The program also includes photographs and histories of earlier Kansas City federal buildings, and a list of the agencies that will be housed in the new facility.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard of the General Post Office in Kansas City, Missouri. The building now houses the Kansas City Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This vantage point faces southeast towards the Federal Post Office on Pershing Road. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Bessie Tucker.

Object Type: 
Photographs

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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