Future: Vol. I, No. 11


Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, discussing the difficulty of accessing city records for citizens or reporters. Other featured articles include: “Snapshots” (p. 1), with quick items that include Nell Donnelly Reed having been rated fourth in a list of the most prominent business women in the country; “Seven Eleven” (p. 3), about a wave of new "gambling salons" in the city including "The Rialto" at 12 East 39th Street, "the Lido" at the northwest corner of 39th and Main Streets, and another at 3925 Main Street, "the third of the casinos in this outlying business district"; “Medical Doctor” (p. 3), photo and biographical article about Dr. D. M. Nigro, "[p]erhaps the most widely known doctor in the Pendergast organization" as "director of children's diseases" for the city and former "doctor for the boxing commission, for the Kansas City Blues and the ice hockey club"; and “May We Present Dorothy Gallagher” (p. 5), a photo and biographical article about Dorothy Gallagher, founder of the Guadalupe Center with a new "Spanish Colonial building" designed by architect E. G. Rainey under construction, including a description of her life and career, raised in Kansas City and starting clinic work "in the midst of the Mexican colony which had formed about Our Lady of Guadalupe Church" on West 23rd Street in the 1920s; also included in the newspaper are advertisements for local businesses and articles on fashion, finance, cooking, music, art, letters to the editor, and national and international news.

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113 East 31st Street
Kansas City, MO
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MVSC F 051 F996 1935
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