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Young Women at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church

Photograph of unidentified girls, members of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church congregation.

Wyandotte County Register of Deeds & Sheriff Records

List of records at the Wyandotte County Courthouse vault. County records were being assessed and organized as part of a Works Progress Administration project through the Federal Writers' Project's Historical Records Survey.

Wyandotte County Probate Court Records

List of probate court records at the Wyandotte County Courthouse vault. County records were being assessed and organized as part of a Works Progress Administration project through the Federal Writers' Project's Historical Records Survey.

Wyandotte County Jail

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Jail in Kansas City, Kansas, circa 1930, located at the southeast corner of 7th Street and State Avenue.

Wyandotte County Courthouse Records

List of records at the Wyandotte County Courthouse, including the vault and other storage areas, and encompassing numerous county offices and departments. County records were being assessed and organized as part of a Works Progress Administration project through the Federal Writers' Project's Historical Records Survey.

Wyandotte County Courthouse

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Courthouse, located on the northwest corner of 7th Street and Minnesota Avenue, looking northwest from Minnesota Avenue.

Wyandotte County Clerk of the District Court Records

List of Clerk of the District Court records at the Wyandotte County Courthouse vault. County records were being assessed and organized as part of a Works Progress Administration project through the Federal Writers' Project's Historical Records Survey.

Worker's Alliance Lodge

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting. Charles Northington is wearing suspenders, with Anna Northington to his right. John Waltz stands to her right, and Earl Burnley is the fourth person from right in the photograph. Workers Alliance was a national organization of unemployed people who found relief through the Works Progress Administration jobs. The group became closely affiliated with the Communist Party, and lobbied for increased funding for the WPA.

Worker's Alliance Lodge

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting. Identified attendees are Charles Northington wearing suspenders; John Waltz, the adult man at far left; and Earl Burnley, the man in a tie, third from right in the front row. Workers Alliance was a national organization of unemployed people who found relief through the Works Progress Administration jobs. The group became closely affiliated with the Communist Party, and lobbied for increased funding for the WPA. "Workers Alliance Dinner up our house" is written at the top of the photograph.

William Allen White

William Allen White standing next to a Dodge automobile in front of the Emporia Gazette newspaper office during his campaign for Kansas governor, during which he took a stand against the Ku Klux Klan.

Western University 35th Annual Commencement Exercises Invitation

Invitation to the 35th Annual Commencement Exercises for the Western University and State Industrial Department on June 4, 1931 at Western University.

Westermann Sheet Metal in Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1925 and 1930 of the interior of the Westermann Sheet Metal company located at 1703 Central in Kansas City, Kansas. The business was owned by Joseph Thomas Westermann and Leo Westermann, Joseph's brother, worked at the shop.