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Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.

1920s photograph of switch engines belonging to the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in the Argentine rail yards in Kansas City, Kansas.

Rulebook for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document outlines the duties of the residents, superintendent, and board of directors. Also included are rules for donations and rights of donors as well as terms for beneficiaries.

Letter from Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring to Thomas W. Butcher, President of the State Teachers College, Emporia, Kansas. Woodring asks serious consideration for Western University's proposal for accreditation as a junior college.

Photograph capturing one of the hardships faced by families during the Dust Bowl--starving cattle. It was taken in Kansas City, Kansas, by the Kansas Emergency Relief Committee, a state agency working to relieve the financial burdens of families suffering during the droughts of the 1930s.

Early 1920's photograph of the Southard Feed Mill, located at the southeast corner of 17th Street and Cookson Avenue (Potter Avenue).

Memorandum of July 13, 1938 regarding future policy at the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document addresses financial aspects of the home that no longer seem self-sustainable.

1920's photograph of the streetcar house and yards at the northeast corner of Minnesota Avenue and North 10th Street in Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces south-southeast from the southwest corner of State Avenue and North 10th Street.

Letter from Thomas J. Pendergast to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring in which Pendergast introduces Howard M. Smith, "a member of my [Pendergast's] organization," for the purpose of discussing Black state schools in Kansas.

Letter from the president, secretary, and chairman of the executive board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to Kansas Governor Ben S. Paulen. The NAACP thanked Governor Paulen for not passing Senate Bill 269 known as the Ku Klux Klan bill.

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.

Letter from Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring to Reverend S. E. Newell, Pastor of African M. E. Church in Kansas City, Kansas. Woodring believes that actions relating to changing the leadership of Western University should not be brought up before the upcoming general election.

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