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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.

Object Type: 
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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Pamphlets

Pamphlet containing a brief history of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document begins with a biography of "Carry A. Nation, the Kansas Saloon Smasher", followed by the eventual acquisition of Nation's home by the W.C.T.U. This is followed by a profile of the administrators of the home up until publication in April 1928.

Object Type: 
Pamphlets

Rulebook for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document outlines the duties of the residents, superintendent, and board of directors. Also included are rules for donations and rights of donors as well as terms for beneficiaries. The document lists the address as 723 Grandview Avenue, but post address was changed during the time period to 738 Broadview Avenue.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Memorandum of July 13, 1938 regarding future policy at the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document addresses financial aspects of the home that no longer seem self-sustainable. The author suggests retracting the $500 admittance fee as those funds only cover approximately 19 months of room and board for that woman's share of costs to operate the home.

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Manuscripts

Manuscript written circa 1937-1938 describing the personalities, background, and undertakings of the various superintendents of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. These short biographies provide an account of each leader of the home from 1919 until the creation of the document.

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Blank forms

Blank agreement between a woman requesting room and board and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. In return for the woman relinquishing her assets to the W.C.T.U., the home provides free room and board, medical expenses, funeral, and burial after a $500 admittance fee. Other terms are set for a breach of contract.

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Blank forms

Blank application for admission to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. Included are questions regarding the applicant's medical, familial, religious, and financial background. Personal references are also requested.

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