Future: Vol. I, No. 22


Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on page 8, about the apartments on the Country Club Plaza and Armour Boulevard managed by the Assured Rental Company (led by George Goldman and Herman Shapiro), in the city's "South Side," voting against the Pendergast ticket City Council nominees. Apartment buildings involved including "the White Hall apartments, 323 Brush Creek boulevard; the Alcazar, 101 West [39th Street]," and "the Armour Plaza apartments, 1216 East Armour boulevard, and the Ricardo, 811 East Armour boulevard." Other featured articles include: “Ah! Union!” (p. 3), about the 1936 election for Missouri state senator, with Bennett Clark winning over Pendergast candidate Charles Howell despite being "robbed of 20,000 votes in Kansas City"; and “May We Present Bryson Ayres” (p. 5), a photo and profile of Bryson Ayres, an Independence florist and anti-Pendergast activist born in Missouri and growing up in the Pacific Northwest before coming to Kansas City; also included in the newspaper are advertisements for local businesses and articles on fashion, finance, cooking, music, art, 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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