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From James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park recommending Miss Mildred Cherry for a position with a state department.

From James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park making an introduction to Robert Esterly.

From James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park

Letter from James M. Pendergast to Guy B. Park asking him to look into parole for Russell L. Miller.

From J. R. Smith to Lloyd C. Stark

Letter from J. R. Smith to Governor Lloyd C. Stark, including a St. Joseph News-Press newspaper clipping about an Al Capone associate marveling at Kansas City vice. The article is titled "WIDE OPEN AND VULGAR." Smith also requests that Stark help retain Henry Dillingham as U.S. Marshall, and writes that Harry Truman "is not fit to represent a good dog kennel."

Fountain at 47th and Mill Creek

Photograph looking northeast with slide description: "Venetian fountain, 47th and Mill Creek; Kansas City, Mo. (1931)."

Form Letter from Tom Pendergast

Form letter from Thomas J. Pendergast to William T. Kemper, Sr. in which Pendergast urges the receipient to take the originally attached sample ballot to the polls to use to vote for the candidates selected by Pendergast and the Jackson Democratic Club.

Food Baskets for 5th Ward Residents

Food baskets for fifth ward residents during the depression. This vantage point faces northwest towards ABC Storage at 3244 Main Street. A Monarch Storage truck is shown parked at the intersection of Main Street and Warner Plaza. Source: Bernard Ragan.

Fletcher Henderson Orchestra at Pla Mor

Advertisement in the El Torreon News for Fletcher Henderson Orchestra at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, starting Thursday, September 5, 1929. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

E. C. White School

Northern exterior of E. C. White School, first public school in the Country Club District, once located at the northwest corner of 49th and Main Streets. This vantage point faces southeast on a portion of Brookside Boulevard now renamed Ward Parkway, just west of Main Street.

Dr. John W. Kepner

Photograph of Dr. Kepner, obstetrician, seated on the steps at the entrance to The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Downtown Shawnee, Kansas

Photograph of downtown Shawnee, Kansas, circa 1935. Looking west down Main Street (later Johnson Drive) from its intersection with 5th Street (later Nieman Road), streetcar rails run along the side of the unpaved roads. The Shawnee Garage service station stands on the southwest corner of the intersection, at the left edge of the photo. Buildings lining the south side of Main Street, west of 5th, include Shawnee State Bank, a drug store, and a theater. A sign reading noting U.S. Highway 50 stands in the intersection over and arrow pointing south. 

Downtown Kansas City from Baltimore Hotel

Photograph looking northeast from atop the Baltimore Hotel. The intersection of Petticoat Lane and Main Street is pictured center.