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Photograph of a crowd viewing one of the events at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Photograph of Helen Finch (far right), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other 14 contestants after the contest at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Clippings

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on June 21, 1936 describing W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. The article lists the activities, including a recognition of employment anniversaries, "bathing beauty" contest, hog calling contest, and a picnic.

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Photograph of an unidentified man with soda pop and barbecue at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Ephemera

Entrance ticket to W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. It was held on Saturday, June 8, 1935 at 2:30 o'clock at Red Fox Farm, 152nd Street & Holmes Road. Directions indicate to "Follow American Flags West from 152nd."

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Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Sr. standing near the crowd at his annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Ephemera

Invitation to W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. Events include a "Bathing Beauty Contest", "Hog Calling Contest", "Fat Man's Race", "Pipe Smokers race", and others.

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Photograph of people seated under a pavilion tent at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Photograph of Pauline Thompson (left), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other three contestants after the contest at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Photograph of many automobiles and a few buses parked in a field at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Photograph of people eating barbecue on the ground by Red Fox Farm Lake at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Photograph of men ready to serve barbecue at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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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.