Cities & towns

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Object Type: 
Paintings

An oil on canvas painting by Fred Bergere of downtown Kansas City in the winter.
This representational painting was created as part of the New Deal Public Works of Art Project for Missouri. The original dimensions are 21 1/8 x 26 1/8 in. (53.6 x 66.2 cm).

Object Type: 
Prints

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting an adult and child waving to a passing train at the edge of a stark Midwestern town. This representational print was created while Benton taught at the Kansas City Art Institute. The original dimensions are 9 x 10 3/4 in. (22.7 x 27.5 cm).

Object Type: 
Clippings
Cartoons (Commentary)

Political cartoon in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on March 25, 1933 depicting Thomas J. Pendergast's firm control of Jefferson City and his grasp for control in St. Louis.

Object Type: 
Clippings
Cartoons (Commentary)

Political cartoon in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on March 25, 1933 depicting Thomas J. Pendergast's hand reaching to control politics in St. Louis.

Object Type: 
Postcards

Postcard showing ten of Kansas City's most distinct landmarks, including The Scout Statue, Liberty Memorial, Power & Light Building, et al.

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.