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Citizens' League Bulletin, No. 761

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article reporting on the 1936 Election Voter Fraud Trials and general corrpution in Kansas City. Other articles document the cost of crime, air transportation, tax dogers, economic plans, federal salaries, and Kansas City gambling.

Citizens' League Bulletin, No. 747

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article entitled "King of Kansas City, Emperor of Missouri" about the corrupt activities of Boss Tom Pendergast of Kansas City.

Citizens' League Bulletin, No. 653

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article being a reproduction of a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report and editorial on Kansas City corruption and vice. Other articles document exorbitant car insurance premiums in Kansas City, pervasive public gambling and prostitution, and the relationship between Tom Pendergast and John Lazia.

Citizens' League Bulletin, No. 542

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article covering the dinner given in honor of Phoebe Ess, founder of the Kansas City Athenaeum, the Woman's City Club, and the Susan B. Anthony Civic Club. Other articles document the effects of the Depression on the African-American community in Kansas City, 18th Amendment criticisms, tuberculosis prevention, and other timely national and international issues. An article on trees for Arbor Day is also included.

Citizens' League Bulletin, No. 312

Citizens' League Bulletin issue with the main article covering the issue of women serving on juries. Mary Miller, a prominent businesswoman and member of the Woman's Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, presents her argument in favor of women serving on juries. Other articles cover defending the building of skyscrapers to reduce traffic congestion and automobile smog. There are additional articles about legislative attempts to reduce crime, public vice, authority in government, and current finances of the Kansas City school district.

Church of the Annunciation Greek Independence Day Celebration

Photograph of a Church of the Annunciation pastor and group of children dressed for a Greek Independence Day celebration during the 1920s.

Church of the Annunciation Greek Independence Day Celebration

Photograph of a group of children and teenagers dressed for a Greek Independence Day celebration at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Church of the Annunciation Choir and Altar Boys

Photograph of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation choir and altar boys with Rev. John Vasiliades.

Children's Bureau Sponsored Examinations at the Humboldt School

Photograph of the members of the Children's Bureau providing preventive health examinations to pre-school children at the Humboldt School at the northeast corner of 11th Street and Holmes Street. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

Children at West Side Baptist Day Nursery

Photograph of children at lunch at the West Side Baptist Day Nursery.

Checking Commercialized Vice in Kansas City

The Officers of the Society the Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice's platform against vice and prostitution. The article covers the clean-up efforts taken to counter vice and how law enforcement is cracking down on all law violators. Document contains a reprint of a letter and the text of the Abatement Act. The article concludes with the attempts of the Society to push the Abatement Act into law.

Charles M. Howell Election Advertisement

Clipping from the Independence Examiner on February 18, 1932 that advertises Kansas City lawyer Charles M. Howell as candidate for the U.S. Senate. The advertisement provides his qualifications, platform, party service, and availability.