Dickey, Walter S.

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Object Type: 
Clippings
Photographs

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal on November 8, 1924 showing the Board of Governors for the Liberty Memorial Association. The caption states that, "A copper plate has been made from the above photographs of members of the board of governors of the Liberty Memorial association, and will be placed in the cornerstone of the memorial shaft at the cornerstone laying ceremonies tomorrow. The copper plate was made and donated by the Holland Engraving company. The photos are by Strauss-Peyton.

Object Type: 
Periodicals

5th issue of Kansas City Mexican-American newspaper Variedades. In the featured story, the editor calls for Conrad H. Mann to collaborate with Mexico as part of Kansas City's Ten Year Plan. Other articles detail the history of Memorial Day and provide news concerning the local Kansas City Mexican-American community.

Author: 
Susan Jezak Ford

Walter S. Dickey joined his family in Kansas City in 1885, at the age of 23, and got involved in the Republican Party. In the 1920s, Dickey purchased the Kansas City Journal and the Kansas City Post eventually consolidated them. He took an active hand in managing the Journal-Post, but turned the operation over to his son and son-in-law in 1929.

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