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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 Assumption School Accordian and Electric Guitar Band, sponsored by Cochran Music Co., Inc..

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Photographs

Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). This vantage point faces northwest from the southeast corner of 11th and Grand.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard). This vantage point faces south-southwest on the west side of Grand between 10th and 11th.

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Photographs

Photograph of the construction of the second Fidelity National Bank Building at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Walnut Street. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the west side of Walnut between 9th and 10th.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Altoona Apartments (later renamed the Concord Apartments), once located on the south side of 8th Street between Troost Avenue and Forest Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Bentonian Apartments at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Benton Boulevard.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Delaware Apartments, once located at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 10th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph with a full frontal and corner view of the Brailey Building, once located on northwest corner of 11th Street and McGee Street. Also shows YWCA building to the north of the Brailey Building.

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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.