Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the first Bryant Building; once located on the southwest corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue.
Photograph with frontal view of building at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 11th Street. The Emery, Bird, Thayer Building (right) and Lathrop Building (left) are also visible. Corner of roof and sign of Browning, King and Co. shows in foreground.
Certificate to visit Mexico issued to William T. Kemper, Sr. by the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, Missouri. The document includes a portrait photograph and physical description of Kemper and specifies that he may visit six months.
Letter from Clay C. Rogers regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. Rogers writes that "the good which flowed from [Higgins'] activities far overbalance any wrong which he committed," and alludes to Tom Pendergast serving a lighter sentence for a worse crime.
Letter from Dr. A. Sophian to James V. Bennett, director of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, regarding Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295.
Letter from F. E. Whitten to Jesse Barrett describing the atmosphere in Kansas City in response to federal investigations into the Pendergast Machine.
Letter from Harry H. Watts, to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, telling Stark that he has a good reputation in Kansas City, "too good to throw away to favor some gangsters," and hoping that extra protection will be brought in to ensure fair voting in upcoming elections.
Letter from Henry A. Bundschu to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, discussing election corruption and how it might be dealt with by the Board of Election Commissioners.
Letter from Democracy Publishing Company to Lloyd C. Stark asking if he would like to participate or place an advertisement in an upcoming issue, and describing their recent issues as featuring Tom Pendergast and James Aylward.
Letter from Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on March 19, 1940. Whitten responds to William Hirth's suggestion that he run for office in the 1940 election.
Letter from Frederick E. Whitten to Ewing Young Mitchell, Jr. on June 21, 1935. Despite talk in Kansas City of Thomas J. Pendergast's power in Washington D.C., Whitten praises Mitchell for his stance against Pendergast's influence.
Letter from Homer B. Mann to Jesse Barrett, describing a recent publication about a Thomas Hart Benton mural as well as his feelings about voting fraud in Kansas City during the recent election.