Kemper, William T.

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Periodicals

Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on pages 3 and 8, about the selling of merchandise stolen from Kansas merchants in Kansas City pawn shops, and description of the subsequent closing of small shops not tied to the Pendergast machine and sentencing of a black man to 40 years in jail in lieu of convicting the proprietor of a guilty shop at 9th and Main Streets, and other issues. Other featured articles include: “Fame!” (p.

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Periodicals

First issue of 'The Jeffersonian,' the official publication of the Young Democratic Club of Missouri.

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Correspondence

Letter from Lloyd Stark to Ruby Henshaw responding to her letter of Dec. 28. He expresses satisfaction about her recent interactions with Mr. Kemper. He also notes the birth of his daughter.

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Correspondence

Text of a Kansas City Star article on the August 4, 1936 election in Kansas City. It describes ballot boxes being removed before polls closed, threats made against voters, fake votes, and other problems. Joe Shannon is quoted as saying the election was "so corrupt it was a disgrace to American civilization."

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Correspondence

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

Object Type: 
Correspondence

List of recipients of a gift of Golden Delicious apple cider from Lloyd C. Stark's orchards.

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.