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Willys-Overland, Inc.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Willys-Overland, Incorporated; located at the southeast corner of Grand Avenue and 25th Street. Sign also says Willys Knight Overland and another sign on the building reads Holzmark Motor Company. This vantage point faces east at the intersection of 25th and Grand.

Tom Pendergast Inmate File: Ready Mixed Parole Employment Agreement

Agreement between R. P. Lyons, vice president of Ready Mixed Concrete Company, and the United States Board of Parole, stating that Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295, will be employed "steadily in the occupation of President" of Ready Mixed Concrete upon his parole, and agreeing to report to U.S. Probation Officer Lewis Grout should Pendergast's work become unsatisfactory. Pendergast, known for his powerful Kansas City political machine and ties to organized crime, was found guilty of income tax evasion in 1939 and sentenced to 15 months in the U.S.

Student Costumed for a Play, Clara Barton School

Photograph of a student costumed for a play at Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.

Sewing Circle of Paseo Baptist Church Presents Western Seminary Students In 2 Dramatic Plays

Invitiation from the Sewing Circle of Paseo Baptist Church presenting Western Seminary students in two dramatic plays on Thursday, December 14, 1939.

Residence of Anna H. Jones, 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of the residence of Anna H. Jones, located at 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Montgall Avenue, just north of 25th Street.

Reid-Ward Motor Company

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street. A Packard sign on the building is pictured.

Paseo Baptist Church Congregation, August 26, 1940

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church congregation posed in celebration of the church's fifty-sixth anniversary. This photograph was taken facing east towards the main entrance of Paseo Baptist Church.

Paseo Baptist Church Adult Choir

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church Adult Choir under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes. This photograph was taken by Stiger photo studio facing east towards the main entrance to Paseo Baptist Church.

Paseo Baptist Church

Architectural drawing depicting a rendering created by J. M. Felt & Company Architects of a new church for the Vine Street Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri. This draft was created shortly before 1931 when this new building was completed and the church was renamed Paseo Baptist Church.

Mexican-American Students at Clara Barton School

Photograph of students outside the Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.

Kansas City Ministers with Leaders of Women's Missionary Union

Photograph of Kansas City ministers [possibly as part of a New Era District meeting] with leaders of the Women's Missionary Union posed outside of the main entrance to the Paseo Baptist Church. Included in the picture are Rev. D. A. Holmes, Rev. C. S Scott, Rev. S. S. Stamps, Rev. I. H. Henderson, Jr., Rev. Hollins, Mrs. Leeks, Carolyn Ealy, Ethel K. Thomas, Mrs. L. P. Payne, Georgia Craft, Lillie Livingston, Audra Malone, Emma Lawson, and Mary Bostic. This photograph was taken sometime after 1931 when the Paseo Baptist Church was completed.

Interview with John and Pascual Madrigal

Two-part Interview with Juan and Pascual Madrigal by Laurie Bretz as part of the Trabajo y Cultura (Work & Culture) Project documenting the Kansas City, Kansas, Hispanic community. The men discuss coming to Kansas City in 1925 after the Mexican Revolution, attending the Clara Barton School that served the Mexican community, working for the Santa Fe railroad and the local ice plant, and unionization efforts in hopes of improving working hours and wages.