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Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This drawing depicts people in line to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast for employment or other favors.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Three reproductions of the same photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. walking on the side of the street in downtown Kansas City.

Clipping entitled "A Real Goat Makes the Trip" from the Kansas City Times on March 28, 1932 that shows Kansas City Democrats boarding trains the previous day to the Democratic State Convention in St. Louis, Missouri.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses, as well as an unidentified man and woman, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Clipping entitled "Voters Stand in Line" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

Clipping entitled "Pals" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 11, 1931 with caption stating, "Rufus Crosby Kemper, jr., and his little toy dog are fast friends. -J Alfred Mitchell Photo."

Clipping from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on December 7, 1930 with caption stating, "Thomas J. (Tom) Pendergast of Kansas City, right, directing head of one of the most powerful political machines in the United States, as he appeared at the Democratic National Convention at Houston in 1928. Joseph B.

Clipping entitled, "The Thirteen Jurors Who Will Hear the Vote Fraud Trial" from the Kansas City Times on February 16, 1937. The caption provides the name, profession, and hometown of each juror, all of whom live outside of Jackson County.

Letter from Ellison A. Neel to Mr. I. N. Watson and Mr. Herman Langworthy with strategy suggestions for a 1938 election.

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 with four photographs of the house where Mary McElroy was held during her kidnapping. Pictured is Lucille Cates at the hideout's kitchen stove, the basement where Mary was held, an exterior photo of the house, and James Cashin searching for ransom money.

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.

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