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Pamphlets

The Officers of the Society the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice's platform against vice and prostitution. The article covers the clean-up efforts taken to counter vice and how law enforcement is cracking down on all law violators. Document contains a reprint of a letter and the text of the Abatement Act. The article concludes with the attempts of the Society to push the Abatement Act into law.

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Pamphlets

The University School of Christianity presents "The Growth of Unity," an address Lowell Fillmore gave in July, 1923, at the Unity Conference and Healing Revival. Fillmore recounts  the hardships he experienced growing and the Christian influence his parents had on him.

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Periodicals

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article covering the issue of women serving on juries. Mary Miller, a prominent businesswoman and member of the Woman's Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, presents her argument in favor of women serving on juries. Other articles cover defending the building of skyscrapers to reduce traffic congestion and automobile smog. There are additional articles about legislative attempts to reduce crime, public vice, authority in government, and current finances of the Kansas City school district.

Inaugural Address of Hon. Bryce B. Smith
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Inaugural address of Bryce B. Smith, mayor of Kansas City, Missouri delivered on April 10, 1930 in the Council Chamber of City Hall. Smith addresses the current challenges of corruption and how his administration will regain the trust of the public through his political agenda. Smith encourages a community-wide effort through cooperation among public officials to best serve the public.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Karnopp Building, located at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Main Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of the LaSalle Building, once located at the northeast corner of 9th Street and Main Street. Hurst's Jewelry and Loan Company are shown as occupants.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Davidson Building at the northeast corner of 17th Street and Main Street.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Wolferman Building located on the northeast corner of 59th and Main. Also shows delivery cars and men presumed to be Wolferman employees. This vantage point faces west-northwest on 59th Street between Main Street and Walnut Street and shows the south side of the building.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Wolferman Building located on the northeast corner of 59th and Main. Also shows delivery cars and men presumed to be Wolferman employees. This vantage point faces northeast on 59th Street at Main Street and shows the southwest corner of the building.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Goodenow Textile Company building, located on the west side of Main Street between 37th Street and 38th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description: "Lobby, Union Station, Kansas City, Mo." This vantage point faces east with the entrances on the right.

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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.