Kemper, William T., Sr.

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Periodicals

5th issue of Kansas City Mexican-American newspaper Variedades. In the featured story, the editor calls for Conrad H. Mann to collaborate with Mexico as part of Kansas City's Ten Year Plan. Other articles detail the history of Memorial Day and provide news concerning the local Kansas City Mexican-American community.

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Clippings
Photographs

Photograph of Pauline Thompson (left), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other three contestants after the contest at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Pamphlets

Pamphlet for the anti-union, anti-Communist organization Kansas City Citizens Protective Council, Inc. The document states the necessity for the organization in Kansas City, the goals and methods of the council, and some of the violent acts allegedly committed by local labor unions within the past two years.

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Miscellaneous Documents
Photographs

Certificate showing that William T. Kemper, Sr. contributed $5,000 "to pay the necessary expenses of the campaign in behalf of the election of Alfred E. Smith as President and Joseph T. Robinson as Vice President of the United States." The document issued by the Democratic National Committee includes portrait photographs of Smith and Robinson.

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Miscellaneous Documents
Photographs

Three-page excerpt from William T. Kemper, Sr.'s passport. Included is a portrait photograph and details on physical description, date and place of birth, and profession.

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Clippings
Photographs

Photograph of people eating barbecue on the ground by Red Fox Farm Lake at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Photographs

Photograph of Helen Finch (far right), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other 14 contestants after the contest at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Photographs

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 21, 1928 showing Missouri Governor Alfred E. Smith on his presidential campaign in Sedalia, Missouri. Also pictured are Charles M. Howell and William T. Kemper, Sr.

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Clippings
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Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Jr. on horseback at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

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Clippings

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on June 21, 1936 describing W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. The article lists the activities, including a recognition of employment anniversaries, "bathing beauty" contest, hog calling contest, and a picnic.

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Miscellaneous Documents
Photographs

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. The Mexican Consulate was located in Room 523 of the first Bryant Building at the southwest corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Misssouri.

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Ephemera

Certificate for the 1935-36 season certifying that William T. Kemper is designated as a benefactor of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra "in recognition of the fine civic spirit shown and the enthusiastic and energetic assistance given in the establishment of the Orchestra as a cultural and educational asset for Kansas City and its trade territory."

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