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Helen Finch and Other Bathing Suit Contestants at W. T. Kemper Annual Picnic

Photograph of Helen Finch (far right), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other 14 contestants after the contest at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

H. Roe Bartle

Photograph of H. Roe Bartle, Boy Scout executive and future Kansas City mayor.

H. F. McElroy, Jr., Mary McElroy, H. F. McElroy

Clipping entitled "Home Again" in Kansas City Journal-Post on May 29, 1933 showing Mary McElroy after she was released from her kidnapping. The caption states, "A large crowd of friends which had awaited anxiously at the home of H. F. McElroy during the long hours following the kidnapping of his daughter, Mary, Saturday morning was on hand to greet her when she was returned Sunday afternoon by her father and brother following her release at the Milburn Golf club. The picture above, taken just after the family had stepped from the car, shows H. F.

H. F. McElroy, Albert I. Beach, and Kansas City Councilmen

Photograph with caption stating, "Kansas City's Councilmen, the city manager and the mayor, pose for a cameraman. Those in the rear row, left to right - C. Jasper Bell, Ira B. Burns, A. N. Gossett, Charles H. Clark, Clarence A. Burton, H. L. McCune and David B. Childs. Front row - H. F. McElroy, city manager, Albert I. Beach, mayor, and George L. Goldman. -Anderson Photo Co. Photo."

Guy B. Park and Alf Landon

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 8, 1933 showing the governors-elect of Missouri and Kansas: Guy B. Park, Governor-Elect of Missouri and Alfred M. Landon, Governor-Elect of Kansas.

Goat and Rabbit Cartoon

Clipping with a cartoon depicting a group of rabbits forcing a goat to run away. The rabbits represent the Kansas City Democratic faction controlled by Joe Shannon whereas the goat represents the faction controlled by Tom Pendergast. The caption states, "Since the primary, a goat no longer guards the entrance to the farm of "Doc" Johnson, a rabbit leader."

Gladys W. Kemper

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post showing Gladys W. Kemper (wife of James M. Kemper, Sr.) as hostess at the Fiesta ball. Photograph by Cauthen.

George C. Kopp Family

Photograph with caption stating, "A Kansas City Banker and his Family. A corner of the living room in the home of George C. Kopp at 5441 Rockhill road is the setting for this intimate family group. Left to right: Genevieve, Mrs. Kopp, John Joseph, Mr. Kopp, George C. Kopp, jr., and Mary antoinette. Mr. Kopp is a vice-president of the City Bank."

From the Kansas City Charities Fund to William T. Kemper, Sr.

Letter from the Special Subscriptions Committee of the Charities and Unemployment Relief Fund campaign acting as an official invitation for William T. Kemper, Sr. to serve as a member of the Committee.

From the Jackson County Republican Committee to the Citizens of Kansas City

Form letter from the Jackson County Republican Committee to the citizens of Kansas City in advance of the 1922 Election. The letter asserts that the nominees on the Democratic ticket were selected by Joseph Shannon, Tom Pendergast, Cas Welch, Johnny O'Neill, and Miles Bulger. The Jackson County Republican Committee instead urge the recipients to vote for Republican candidates.

From Richard W. Robbins to Transcontinental & Western Air Employees

Form letter from Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc. President Richard W. Robbins to his employees in which he announces that all personnel will be furloughed in ten days.

From Mendell Myers to Ellison A. Neel

Letter from Mendell Myers to Ellison A. Neel, in response to Neel's "courageous remarks" published in the previous day's Kansas City Star.