Miscellaneous Documents

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Donnelly Garment Company vs. International Ladies Garment Workers Union, et al.: Affidavit of Anna Koval

Anna Koval's affidavit in Equity Case No. 2924: Donnelly Garment Company and Donnelly Garment Sales Company, Plaintiffs, vs. International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and all members of said union as defendants in this class action. In this affidavit, Koval describes the standardization of piece work rates, pay, and working hours, among other changes, since the local garment factories organized with the ILGWU.

Digest Testimony of Morris "Snag" Klein

Memorandum describing testimony from Morris "Snag" Klein, stating that he was a partner of Charles Binaggio in the Missouri Electric and Construction Company and Ace Sales and Equipment Company, as well as the Green Hills and Last Chance gambling clubs. He also described other business and gambling interests he had been involved in, and denied knowledge of anyone in Al Capone's mob.

Democratic National Committee Certificate of Contribution

Certificate showing that William T. Kemper, Sr. contributed $5,000 "to pay the necessary expenses of the campaign in behalf of the election of Alfred E. Smith as President and Joseph T. Robinson as Vice President of the United States." The document issued by the Democratic National Committee includes portrait photographs of Smith and Robinson.

Decree of Incorporation of the Negro Musicians Association

Pro Forma Decree of Incproration of the Negro Musicians Association from the Missouri Secretary of State.

Declarations of Restrictions Affecting Parts of Oak-Meyer Gardens

Legal document that details the housing and property restrictions imposed upon certain lots in Blocks 5, 7, and 8 in the Oak-Meyer Gardens subdivision in Kansas City, Missouri. Some benign restrictions stipulate acceptable architectural features and minimum residence cost and ground frontage. However, other stipulations specifically state, "None of the lots hereby restricted may be conveyed to, used, owned, nor occupied by negroes as owners or tenants."

Declarations of Restrictions Affecting Part of Blocks 27, 28, 29, & 30 of Mission Hills

Legal document that details the housing and property restrictions imposed upon sections of Blocks 27 through 30 in Mission Hills, Kansas. Some benign restrictions stipulate acceptable architectural features and minimum residence cost and ground frontage. However, other stipulations specifically state, "None of the lots hereby restricted may be conveyed to, used, owned, nor occupied by negroes as owners or tenants."

Council of Men's Clubs Report

A report from Dr. Milton C. Lewis of the Council of Men's Clubs that details the organizational changes of various Kansas City men's clubs. Lewis then provides expense estimates used for promotion and includes an agenda for the men's clubs.

Contract for Sale of 1823 Highland Avenue

Contract for the sale of 1823 Highland Avenue, which was to become the headquarters of Musician's Protective Union No. 627. The property was sold for $4750.

Confidential Memorandum

Confidental memorandum regarding Pendergast machine activities. The memo mentions patronage from the current governor, internal feuds, the State Highway Department, and advises allying Jim Aylward because "[Tom Pendergast] is slipping [and] Young Jim incompetent."

Complaint by John S. Davis, Before the Board of Election Commissioners of Kansas City, Missouri

Legal documents alleging election fraud in the primary election of August 2, 1938.

City Central Executive Committee for American Legion Posts of Kansas City, Missouri, Minutes of Meeting, August 14, 1935

Minutes of Meeting for the City Central Executive Committee of the American Legion Posts of Kansas City, Missouri. The meeting was held at 3709 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri on August 14, 1935. Included is an expense report and a narrative of organizational matters presented by various members. Attached to the report is a bulletin urging members to send in a check of $10.00 to "GET OUR BAND TO COLUMBIA!".

City Beverage Company Certificate of Incorporation

Certificate of authority to commence business, issued by the Secretary of State of Missouri Dwight H. Brown and given to City Beverage Company. Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. was a partner of City Beverage Company and provided Kansas City with Anheuser-Busch products.