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Kansas City Club Certificate of Resident Membership and Receipt

Harry S. Truman's Kansas City Club certificate of membership and receipt for the same. As of October 3, 1919, Truman had payed the full membership and initiation fee of $275.00.

Jardon Investment Company Loan Bill to Dr. Milton C. Lewis

A bill for a car loan of Dr. Milton C. Lewis for payment to Jardon Investment Company, 1813 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This bill of November 27, 1936 shows $49.61 owed on a Buick.

James M. Pendergast Business Card

Business card of "James M. Pendergast, Attorney at Law, 1209 Commerce Bldg., Kansas City Missouri. Phone Harrison 5166."

James Douglas Campaign Literature

Campaign materials for James M. Douglas in his candidacy for Missouri Supreme Court. It describes his military service, education, and work as a lawyer and judge, and quotes the Independence Examiner as the "Kind of a Man Missouri Should Be Proud to Have."

Ivanhoe Dinner Dance

Invitation from the Brothers of Ivanhoe for a dinner and dance at Lincoln Hall on Friday, May 17, 1940. Each ticket of $1.50 includes a meal of half-broiled chicken, a cocktail, and various sides.

Invitation to Event in Honor of H. O. Cook

Invitation from the faculty of Lincoln High School to an event honoring the work of Hugh O. Cook on May 5, 1940. There the Missouri State Association of Negro Teachers will present Cook with "The Distinguished Service Medal".

Invitation to Elk's Rest World Bridge Olympic

An invitation to the World Bridge Olympic at Elk's Rest at the Lincoln Building, 18th & Vine on Monday, May 1, 1933. This championship bridge event includes bridge hands that are "delivered by special messenger service in sealed packages."

In Memory of Frank C. Niles

Souvenir program for the memorial of Frank C. Niles (1858-1932), philanthropist and President of the Niles & Moser Cigar Company. An address was made by Conrad H. Mann at the Salvation Army Citadel in Kansas City, Missouri on September 16, 1932. The document provides an extensive biography of Niles, who aided in the creation of the "Wheatley Mercy Ward for Negro children in Wheatley Provident Hospital" and "The Niles Home for Negro Children."

Harrison Blackburn and His Happy Entertainers Handbill

Handbill advertising Harrison Blackburn and His Happy Entertainers, appearing with the Lawrence Denton Orchestra, at Little Casino "just a half block west of Main on Second Street."

Fraternal Order of Eagles Application Card

Application card for membership to "T. J. Pendergast Class" of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Kansas City Aerie, No. 47. The card provides 18 reasons why one should join the organization; many of these include relief for when members are in financial need. The membership fee is $5.00.

Eddie Spitz and Friends at College Inn

Souvenir photograph from the College Inn, showing Marjorie Wright, Johnnie Wright, Ruth Wright, Gerry Kenney, Clarence Kenney, Beulah Koonse, and Eddie Spitz and Vearl Osadchey.

Donnelly Garment Company vs. International Ladies Garment Workers Union, et al.: Exhibits "A23", ILGWU Application for Membership

Application for membership to the Local No. 124 of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, filled out by Katie L. McKinsey, age 26. At the time of application on January 18, 1934, McKinsey was employed at Donnelly Garment Company and had been a sewing machine operator for 6 years.