Kansas Historical Society

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From C. Miller to S. F. Paul

Letter from Mr. C. Miller, secretary to Governor Ben Paul, to Kansas state representative S. F. Paul, acknowledging receipt of his earlier letter and promising "personal attention and consideration" from Paul to come.

From C. Clyde Myers to Harry H. Woodring

Letter from Kansas City, Kansas Lawyer C. Clyde Myers to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring in which Myers provides recommendations for the Committee of Western University. He does so in knowledge of a rift between Methodists and Baptists for influence over the university.

From C. Clyde Myers to Harry H. Woodring

Letter from Kansas City, Kansas Lawyer C. Clyde Myers to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring in which Myers expresses his concern over the growing rift between Methodists and Baptists at Western University.

From Allen S. Peal to Gov. Ben Paulen

Letter from Allen S. Peal to Governor Ben Paulen, writing about his concerns with Western University's president, F. J. Peck. Peal writes that he was rejected for the position of Dean at the Negro Topeka school due to the "powerful 'influence' of 'Dr. Peck,'" and that Peck has created other issues for his attempts to obtain teaching jobs. He accuses Peck of being a "dirty coward" who has "illiterate henchmen" who are running him out of Kansas.

From Allen S. Peal to Gov. Ben Paulen

Letter from Allen S. Peal to Governor Ben Paulen, writing that the difficulty at Western University "is not a personal but a racial one [that] could better be described as 'a condition' or 'system,'" and reminds the governor of his announcement that he "intended to be Governor of ALL the people." Peal also requests a personal meeting with Paulen to discuss the issue.

From A. Boregard to Gov. Ben S. Paulen

Letter from A. Boregard, president of the Taxpayers League, to Governor Ben S. Paulen discussing a meeting with Kansas Attorney General Charles B. Griffith and several Kansas City, Kansas, civic organizations. Those group expressed concern about corruption in city government and demanding the replacement of four commissioners with "men not known to be 'stool pigeons' of our city hall machine."

First Football Game on Wyandotte Field

Photograph showing the first football game, between Wyandotte High School and Omaha Technical High School, on Wyandotte Field located at Washington Boulevard and Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte High School, then located in downtown KCK, used the facilities, and later relocated to the site after the completion of its new building in 1937. The Westheight Golf Clubhouse is visible in the upper righthand corner.

First Annual Picnic of the AHEPA Heart of America Chapter 73

Photograph of the First Annual Picnic of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Heart of America Chapter 73, taking place in Walnut Grove Park in south Kansas City near 103rd St. & State Line Road. AHEPA is social and charitable organization for Greek immigrants and their descendants.

Female Mental Department, Reception Hall, Major Clinic

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

Fairfax Industrial District, Union Pacific System, Kansas City, Kansas

Blueprint map of the Fairfax Industrial District in Kansas City, Kansas, showing Union Pacific Railroad facilities, tracks, and other properties, as well as depicting features of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and mapping city streets and the rail lines of other companies. The map was created by the Union Pacific Chief Engineer's Office in Omaha, Nebraska.

Fairfax Airport

1930's photograph of the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. The airport was active between the years 1921 and 1985.

Enrollment and Budget Figures for Western University, 1930

Document with figures for the enrollment and budget of Western University, Kansas City, Kansas for the fiscal year 1930. The document states that Western University has 32 faculty and an average of 115 students.