Phillips Hotel

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Object Type: 
Miscellaneous Documents

Summary of the testimony that Sheridan E. Farrell, manager of the Philips Hotel and former police commissioner, is expected to provide. Farrell denies that "his desire to change the police chief had anything to do with his desire to have an open town," and denies speaking to Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio about the police board or having an open town, and asserts that Jacob "Tuck" Milligan recommended Braun for chief of police.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard of Hotel Phillips, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest on Baltimore Avenue, just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. G.F. Gees of Fort Scott, Kansas.

Object Type: 
Correspondence
Postcards

Unsigned postcard to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, reporting that "'slots' are in vogue in Jackson Co.," Jackson County, naming Ridge Arcade and a business operated by Jack Nigro as two locations.

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