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Ten Years of Fighting Vice in Kansas City Missouri

Report published by the Kansas City Society for Suppression of Commercialized Vice describing the actions of the society to combat local vice and to stay "the invidious and deathly march of human lechery and moral degeneracy in our midst." The group participated in the formation of the Injunction and Abatement bill through which "houses of prostitution are defined as nuisances," in taking action against Annie Chambers' "immoral resort," and in fighting "the allied evils of the liquor and drug habits" with the help of of local police and judges.

Summer Views in Willows Maternity Sanitarium

Circa 1926 picture book depicting Willows Maternity Sanitarium during the summer months. Included are pictures of the staff with infants born at the institution, as well as photographs of the facilities. This pamphlet was published for perusal by doctors with patients in need of a maternity hospital.

Streetcar at 15th and Main

Circa 1925 photograph of a streetcar at the intersection of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) and Main Street. This vantage point faces west from the south side of 15th Street, just east of its intersection with Main Street.

Street Car Safety Zones

Photograph of "streamlined" Safety Zones intended to protect patrons at streetcar stops, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces south-southeast on Main Street from just north of Armour Boulevard.

St. Teresa's Academy, 55th and Main, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing St. Teresa's Academy at 55th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest towards the front and side of the academy from between Main Street and Wyandotte Street, south of 56th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Catherine Hall of Independence, Missouri.

St. Teresa College Promotional Brochure

Promotional brochure for St. Teresa College, "the only Catholic College for women in Kansas City." The pamphlet includes photographs and information on location, programs, coursework, and expenses.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Golden Jubilee Program

Program for a fundraiser on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Included is the church history, immediate needs, current indebtedness, watercolor sketch of the church, portraits of present and former bishops, and a list of donors.

St. Mary's Hospital, 28th and Main Sts., Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of St. Mary's Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 28th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest on Main Street between 28th and 29th Street (both of which no longer connect with Main Street). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Susie Craig of Lathrop, Missouri.

St. Mary's Hospital, 28th & Main Sts., Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of St. Mary's Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 28th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest on Main Street between 28th and 29th Street (both of which no longer connect with Main Street). The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. J.L. Stout of Nevada, Missouri.

St. Mary's Hospital

Circa 1932 photograph with view of the old Saint Mary's Hospital, 2800 Main Street, looking west.

Souvenir, Unity School of Christianity

The University School of Christianity presents "The Growth of Unity," an address Lowell Fillmore gave in July, 1923, at the Unity Conference and Healing Revival. Fillmore recounts  the hardships he experienced growing and the Christian influence his parents had on him.

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.