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A letter from J. C. Nichols to Harry S. Truman in which Nichols thanks Truman for his attendance at Nichols's party. He also states his intention to follow up with the guests of the party in an attempt to attract more businessmen of the oil industry to Kansas City.

Letter from Daniel Miller to Guy B. Park regarding his inability to find work due to an injury. He also writes that his wife and children have tuberculosis and they are in need of assistance, and that he has been unable to see Tom Pendergast due to Pendergast's own illness.

Letter from U. A. McBride to Sam Hargus, indicating that Tom Pendergast was recommending him for a government position.

Photograph showing improvements to Brush Creek, Kansas City, Missouri, with the widened Wornall Road Bridge in the background, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces east from the north side of Brush Creek.

Letter from Clara S. MucCulley to Guy B. Park requesting work for a family member. She describes herself as having worked for Tom Pendergast but has been unable to speak with him due to his illness.

Interior view of Country Club Plaza Theater, showing its staircase, barrel-vaulted ceiling foyer, the Mudejar lighting fixtures in the ceiling, and paired side brackets on the walls, all made in Seville, Spain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Wider exterior view of Country Club Plaza, at night and during Christmas time, buildings covered in lights with snow on the ground. This picture was taken looking west from atop Chandler's Flower Shop, just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and 47th Street.

Male mariachi band members with assorted female guests at the 1938 Country Club Plaza Fiesta.

This picture was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road). This picture was taken before the construction of the Plaza Time Building.

This picture was taken looking north from atop the J. C. Nichols Building, between Broadway and Central Street, Alameda Road and Ward Parkway. The parking lot was located between Broadway and Central Street, Alameda Road and 47th Street. The Plaza Balcony Building is shown in background.

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater Building was taken from atop the Wolferman Building looking southwest, diagonal to the theater at 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater was taken looking west-northwest at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Wyandotte Street.

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