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Photographs

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the President Hotel; located on the northeast corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue. A gasoline station called Pen-Jac and a parking lot is also in view.

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Photographs

Photograph looking south along McGee Street Trafficway from the intersection of McGee, 22nd Street, and Gillham Road.

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Photographs

Photograph looking south along McGee Street Trafficway from just north of the 26th Street overpass.

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Photographs

Photographs of billboards along the east side of McGee Street Trafficway at the 26th Street Overpass. Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company, Dey Motor Car Company, City Bank, and Herbert V. Jones & Company are advertised.

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Photographs

Photograph looking west from the northwest corner of Charlotte Street and 12th Street. The Marquette Hotel and Jackson County Courthouse is pictured in the background.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Harmony Lunch Restaurant, once located at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street. Also pictured is an advertisement for Muehlebach Pilsner Beer.

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Photographs

Photograph of storefronts along the southwest corner of 11th Street and Broadway Boulevard. New Broadway Hotel sign in view as well as entrance to Denver Pharmacy.

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Photographs

Circa 1925 photograph of a streetcar at the intersection of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) and Main Street. This vantage point faces west from the south side of 15th Street, just east of its intersection with Main Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of one of the front windows to the Drover's Hotel at 1519 Genessee Street in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on the east sidewalk of Genessee Street just north of 16th Street. The hotel advertises a 26 ounce glass of beer for ten cents and a 12 ounce glass of beer for five cents. Rooms are priced at 50 cents and up.

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Ephemera

Program distributed for the Muehlebach Field dedication on July 3, 1923, including a proclamation by Mayor Frank H. Cromwell recommending that "every employer forget the ever present serious side of life" in order to attend, and let employees attend, the opening game. To set the example, Cromwell declared that day a half-holiday for city employees. The program also notes speeches from George Muehlebach, the governors of Kansas and Missouri,and mayors of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. Photographs depict the stadium, the team, and local supporters.

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Clippings
Photographs

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on April 6, 1924 showing a truck carrying a large reproduction of a check for $5,000 from Kelly-Dennis Company to T. J. Pendergast. The advertisement was funded by the Republican city committee.

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Periodicals

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, discussing aspects of democracy and good government, and suggesting problems and solutions for clean elections. Other featured articles include: "Health and Politics" (pp.

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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.