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Kansas City Anti-Vice Society

Kansas City Anti-Vice Society pamphlet published October 31, 1936.

Julianne Kemper

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal on January 3, 1931 showing Julianne Kemper (later Julianne Kemper Gilliam), daughter of James Madison Kemper, Sr. and Gladys Woods (Grissom) Kemper.

Joseph B. Shannon

Clipping from the Kansas City Labor News on November 4, 1932 showing "Hon. Joseph B. Shannon, Member in United States Congress from this District."

James Madison Kemper Biography

Clipping from The Missouri Alumnus, Vol. XIV, No. 4, featuring a biography of James Madison Kemper, Sr. on the occasion of his promotion to president of the Commerce Trust Company, Kansas City, Missouri.

James M., David W., James M., and William T. Kemper

Photograph of James Madison Kemper (left), father of William Thornton Kemper, Sr. (right), father of James M. Kemper, Sr. (center), father of David W. Kemper (front).

James M. Pendergast, Bennett Champ Clark, and Joe Shannon

Clipping showing James M. Pendergast, Bennett Champ Clark, and Joe Shannon (left to right) conversing to together. The caption implies that these men intend to split the vote into three during the Democratic primary in Missouri so as to insure that their preferred candidate wins.

James M. Kemper, Sr. and Eleanor J. Kemper

Clipping entitled "Intended Plot Victims" from the Kansas City Post on May 7, 1935 with caption stating, "James M. Kemper, president of the Commerce Trust company from whom Peter Warren, arrested Tuesday by government agents here, is accused of attempting to extort $250,000 on threat of kidnaping Mr. Kemper and harming his family, is shown above with Mrs. Kemper."

James A. Farley

Clipping from the September 1932 issue of The Jeffersonian showing a portrait photograph of the Honorable James A. Farley, Chairman Democratic National Committee, Chairman Democratic State Committee of New York. Farley had close ties with the Pendergast Machine.

Jackson County Democratic Organization: The Record

A reprint of an article clipped from defunct Kansas City newspaper, The Kansas City American. This clipping documents the shift in local and national politics in which black voters begin to support Democratic candidates. Felix H. Payne and the Central United Democratic Committee provides an endorsement for Judge James V. Billings for Judge of the Supreme Court, urging readers to "join us August 2, [1938,] primary election day, to go to the polls in your community..."

Harry S. Truman Campaign Ad

This is a photograph of a newspaper advertisement for Harry S. Truman's 1924 campaign for Eastern District Jackson County Court Judge. The photo ran in the Independence Examiner.

H. F. McElroy, Jr., Mary McElroy, H. F. McElroy

Clipping entitled "Home Again" in Kansas City Journal-Post on May 29, 1933 showing Mary McElroy after she was released from her kidnapping. The caption states, "A large crowd of friends which had awaited anxiously at the home of H. F. McElroy during the long hours following the kidnapping of his daughter, Mary, Saturday morning was on hand to greet her when she was returned Sunday afternoon by her father and brother following her release at the Milburn Golf club. The picture above, taken just after the family had stepped from the car, shows H. F.

H. F. McElroy, Albert I. Beach, and Kansas City Councilmen

Photograph with caption stating, "Kansas City's Councilmen, the city manager and the mayor, pose for a cameraman. Those in the rear row, left to right - C. Jasper Bell, Ira B. Burns, A. N. Gossett, Charles H. Clark, Clarence A. Burton, H. L. McCune and David B. Childs. Front row - H. F. McElroy, city manager, Albert I. Beach, mayor, and George L. Goldman. -Anderson Photo Co. Photo."