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Tom Pendergast Inmate File: Letter from A. Sophian to James V. Bennett

Letter from Dr. A. Sophian to James V. Bennett, director of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, regarding Tom Pendergast, Inmate #55295. Sophian writes that he has been Pendergast's doctor, and writes that he has advised Pendergast to smoke "denicotinized cigarettes in moderation" to avoid aggravating his heart disease, and asks that he be permitted these special cigarettes in the penitentiary where otherwise only ordinary cigarettes are available.

Third Annual American Legion Convention Reviewing Stand Ticket

William T. Kemper, Sr.'s ticket for seat 11, row 2 on the reviewing stand at the Third Annual American Legion Convention parade on November 1, 1921 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Jeffersonian

First issue of 'The Jeffersonian,' the official publication of the Young Democratic Club of Missouri.

Studebaker Riley Company

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Studebaker Riley Company, located at the southwest corner of 26th Street and Grand Avenue. This vantage point faces west from the northeast corner of 26th and Grand.

Southwest Motor Car Company

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Southwest Motor Car Company, located at the southeast corner 26th Street, Walnut Street, and Grand Avenue. Building sign says Hall Brothers and another sign says Pierce Arrow.

Southwest Corner of 3rd and Grand

Photograph of businesses at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 3rd Street.

Soldiers returning from the World War I march down Grand Avenue

Soldiers returning from Europe at the end of World War I march down Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in Kansas City, Missouri, as people toss flowers into the street. From: Mrs. D. S. Catechis.

Signboard Hill

Photograph of looking northeast towards Signboard Hill from atop the Liberty Memorial shaft. The view includes the Journal Post Building, Coca Cola Building, General Hospital, and Hotel Plaza.

Scenes from the 1936 Election Vote Fraud Trial

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on February 16, 1937 showing drawings and photographs from the 1936 Election Vote Fraud Trial. Included are depictions of the courtroom, evidence, and corridor outside of the courtroom. Vincent J. Doherty (Chief Deputy Election Commissioner), Fred M. Bellemere (Chairman of the Board of Election Commissioners), and Maurice M. Milligan (U.S. District Attorney).

Sample Ballot for General Election on Tuesday, March 25, 1930

Small card to be used by voters to instruct them which candidates to vote for in the municipal election on Tuesday, March 25, 1930. This Democratic ticket was issued by the Democratic County Committee.

Reviewing Stand, American Legion Parade, Kansas City, Mo.

Photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri. This parade, along with the Liberty Memorial dedication, took place over three days in late 1921: October 30, 31 and November 1st. Gen. Jacques of Belgium, Gen. Armando Diaz of Italy, Vice President Calvin Coolidge, Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France, Gen. John J. Pershing and Adm. David Beatty of Great Britain are present at the reviewing stand.

Reviewing Stand, American Legion Parade, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri. This parade, along with the Liberty Memorial dedication, took place over three days in late 1921: October 30, 31 and November 1st. Gen. Jacques of Belgium, Gen. Armando Diaz of Italy, Vice President Calvin Coolidge, Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France, Gen. John J. Pershing and Adm. David Beatty of Great Britain are present at the reviewing stand.