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W.C.T.U. Carry A. Nation House Rules

Sixteen rules given to inhabitants of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. These rules outline a frugal, healthy, and sober life to those residing at the home.

W.C.T.U. Carry A. Nation Home

Photograph of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home at 738 Broadview Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. This photograph was reproduced on the occasion of the Fifty-Seventh Annual Convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Kansas from October 1-4, 1934.

Treatment Room, Major Clinic

Photograph of a treatment room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

The Major Clinic

Exterior photograph of the Major Clinic at 31st and Euclid. The clinic was owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major and was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

The Major Clinic

Exterior photograph of the Major Clinic at 31st and Euclid as seen from Euclid Avenue looking west. The clinic was owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major and was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

The History of Hermon Samuel Major, M.D.

Biography of Hermon Samuel Major, M.D., including a family history, description of Dr. Major's early life, and his entrance into the Scarritt Collegiate Institute in Neosho, Missouri, where Will Rogers was a classmate. Major later boarded with Senator and Mrs. Thomas Benton, and began attending University Medical College in September, 1900. In 1912 he was appointed clinical director of State Hospital No.

The dining room at the Santa Fe station in Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. Over 9,000 meals were served at the restaurant in a 24-hour period.

The Chocolate Shop

Photograph of the interior of the Chocolate Shop in Kansas City Kansas, owned by Michael (Economou) Economy, including several unidentified workers, circa 1920.

The Chocolate Shop

Photograph of the interior of the retail of the Chocolate Shop in Kansas City Kansas, owned by Michael (Economou) Economy, including unidentified workers and a customer, circa 1920.

Tennis Players at Big Eleven Lake, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of tennis players at Big Eleven Lake athletic event, Work's Progress Administration Recreation Supervision, Kansas City, Kansas.

T.J. Young, Wilber "Bullet Joe" Rogan, and Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell

1920's photograph taken of Kansas City Monarchs players T.J. Young, Wilber "Bullet Joe" Rogan, and Carroll Ray "Dink" Mothell (left to right). Digital reproduction of the photographs was accomplished through a joint project sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society and the Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame.

Superintendents of W.C.T.U. Home

Manuscript written circa 1937-1938 describing the personalities, background, and undertakings of the various superintendents of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. These short biographies provide an account of each leader of the home from 1919 until the creation of the document.