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Young Men's Christian Association membership card for McKinley Neal

Front and back side of Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) membership card for McKinley Neal. Issued through Paseo Department of Kansas City, Missouri. "Oct 1926" is stamped in upper left corner of front side. "Annual Dues $3.00" is written and 556 is stamped below date. "00000354" is written on the back right side.

Yolande Meek in Recital

Invitation from the Kansas City Alumni Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. The organization is presents a recital featuring Yolande Meek, a pianist and pupil of Alberta Boehm of the Conservatory of Music. The event was held on Friday, April 26, 1940 at Edison Hall in the Power and Light Building.

William T. Kemper, Sr. B. P. O. Elks Membership Card

William T. Kemper, Sr.'s membership card for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge No. 26 of Kansas City, Missouri. The document states that Kemper is a life member since May 30, 1914.

William James "Count" Basie Musicians' Protective Union Card

Musicians' Protective Union membership card for William "Count" Basie for the year 1933. E. M. Jefferson is listed as the union secretary.

Western University 35th Annual Commencement Exercises Invitation

Invitation to the 35th Annual Commencement Exercises for the Western University and State Industrial Department on June 4, 1931 at Western University.

WDAF/The Kansas City Star’s Nighthawks Membership Card

Membership card for WDAF/The Kansas City Star’s Nighthawks. The card reads: "WDAF, The Kansas City Star's Nighthawks, "The Enemies of Sleep". This is to certify that Steve is a member of the Kansas City Star's Nighthawks and has been granted an official charter from WDAF." Source: John Coon.

W. T. Kemper Barbecue for Commerce Family Ticket

Entrance ticket to W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. It was held on Saturday, June 8, 1935 at 2:30 o'clock at Red Fox Farm, 152nd Street & Holmes Road. Directions indicate to "Follow American Flags West from 152nd."

W. T. Kemper Barbecue for Commerce Family Invitation

Invitation to W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. Events include a "Bathing Beauty Contest", "Hog Calling Contest", "Fat Man's Race", "Pipe Smokers race", and others.

W. T. Kemper Annual Picnic for Commerce Family Ticket

Entrance ticket to "W. T. Kemper's Annual Picnic" for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. It was held on Saturday, June 20, 1936 at 2:00 o'clock at Red Fox Farm, 152nd Street & Holmes Road. Directions indicate to "Follow American Flags West from 152nd."

W. T. Kemper Annual Picnic for Commerce Family Invitation

Invitation to W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks. Events include a "Ladies Bathing Beauty Contest - eight to eighty (Men Judges)", "Hog Calling Contest", "Fat Man's Race", "Pipe Smokers race", and others.

Truman for U.S. Senator 1940 Club Cards

The Truman for U.S. Senator 1940 Club member cards of C. A. Schutty and Alvin Roberts. Active members are those that have "pledged active support in the coming campaign." Included on the card is a small, monochromatic drawing of Harry S. Truman.

Truman & Jacobson, Incorporated Preferred Stock Certificate

Preferred stock certificate for Truman & Jacobson, Incorporated, signed and sealed on March 10, 1921. The document provides a receipt that John H. Thacher owns 5 shares of the company, at $100.00 per share. The certificate includes signatures by Truman and Jacobson.