Kansas Historical Society

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1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. This photograph was taken looking northwest from atop the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange Building.

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.

Postcard of the Carnegie library at 625 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas. It was razed in 1965 after the completion of a new Kansas City, Kansas Public Library building at the same address. This vantage point faces south-southwest with Minnesota Avenue in the foreground.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of men playing horseshoes in Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team at Natatorium Park in Spokane, Washington. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri. It became the longest running Negro League team in the United States before disbanding in 1965. The players have been identified by their respected rows.

List of fourteen rules reaffirmed by the State Board of Trustees for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. Rules include the pricing of meals and accommodations as well as the benefits of the home's superintendent.

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

Letter from Kansas State College President W. A. Lewis to Kansas Governor Harry H. Woodring. Lewis extends his support for the accreditation of Western University as a junior college.

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.

Pamphlet containing a brief history of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. The document begins with a biography of "Carry A. Nation, the Kansas Saloon Smasher", followed by the eventual acquisition of Nation's home by the W.C.T.U.

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.