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Holy Trinity Orthodox Church Choir

Photograph of the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church choir dressed in costumes for a performance. The church was founded in 1917 by the Russian immigrants living in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas.

Children Playing Baseball, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of children are playing baseball at Waterway Park in Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration. There is a stone structure in the background.

Brief History of the W.C.T.U. Carry A. Nation Home

Pamphlet containing a brief history of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document begins with a biography of "Carry A. Nation, the Kansas Saloon Smasher", followed by the eventual acquisition of Nation's home by the W.C.T.U. This is followed by a profile of the administrators of the home up until publication in April 1928.

Blank Agreement for Room and Board at W.C.T.U. Home

Blank agreement between a woman requesting room and board and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. In return for the woman relinquishing her assets to the W.C.T.U., the home provides free room and board, medical expenses, funeral, and burial after a $500 admittance fee. Other terms are set for a breach of contract.

Argentine and Armourdale

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the Kansas River looking north and showing the neighborhoods Argentine (left), Armourdale (right), Kensington (left background), and Riverview (right background). The Proctor and Gamble plant is also pictured.

Application for Admission to W.C.T.U. Home

Blank application for admission to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. Included are questions regarding the applicant's medical, familial, religious, and financial background. Personal references are also requested.