Riverview

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Photographs

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the Kansas River looking north and showing the neighborhoods Argentine (left), Armourdale (right), Kensington (left background), and Riverview (right background). The Proctor and Gamble plant is also pictured.

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Photographs

Photograph of the congregation of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church standing on the steps in front of the church building, circa 1920. The church was founded in 1917 by the Russian immigrants living in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph of the congregation of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church on the occasion of its consecration in 1925. The church was located at the intersection of Bethany Street and Lowell Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph of unidentified girls, members of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church congregation.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church choir dressed in costumes for a performance. The church was founded in 1917 by the Russian immigrants living in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas.

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Photographs

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting. Identified attendees are Charles Northington wearing suspenders; John Waltz, the adult man at far left; and Earl Burnley, the man in a tie, third from right in the front row. Workers Alliance was a national organization of unemployed people who found relief through the Works Progress Administration jobs. The group became closely affiliated with the Communist Party, and lobbied for increased funding for the WPA. "Workers Alliance Dinner up our house" is written at the top of the photograph.

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Photographs

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting. Charles Northington is wearing suspenders, with Anna Northington to his right. John Waltz stands to her right, and Earl Burnley is the fourth person from right in the photograph. Workers Alliance was a national organization of unemployed people who found relief through the Works Progress Administration jobs. The group became closely affiliated with the Communist Party, and lobbied for increased funding for the WPA.

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Photographs

Photograph taken between 1925 and 1930 of the interior of the Westermann Sheet Metal company located at 1703 Central in Kansas City, Kansas. The business was owned by Joseph Thomas Westermann and Leo Westermann, Joseph's brother, worked at the shop.

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Photographs

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of children are playing baseball at Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration. There is a stone structure in the background.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Sixteen rules given to inhabitants of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. These rules outline a frugal, healthy, and sober life to those residing at the home.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home at 738 Broadview Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. This photograph was reproduced on the occasion of the Fifty-Seventh Annual Convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Kansas from October 1-4, 1934.

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Miscellaneous Documents

List of fourteen rules reaffirmed by the State Board of Trustees for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. Rules include the pricing of meals and accommodations as well as the benefits of the home's superintendent. The rules also mention that, "No free meals are to be given to those coming to the back door at any time."

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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.