Letter from F. J. Peck, president and superintendent of Western University, to Governor Ben Paulen, regarding the removal of a Mr. Small and his replacement with Mr. Easter for a position at the university at the request of the Board of Administration and other issues of concern with the board and personnel.
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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.
Photograph of railroad cars used as housing for Mexican railroad workers. Many workers were recent immigrants could not find or afford more permanent housing, leading to railroad companies repurposing railcars into bunkhouses for their employees.
Interior view of an Santa Fe Railroad Shop. Back of photograph includes a blurb that states: "Santa Fe's modern Kansas City Freight Station has seven tracks and will accomodate 113 box cars. The rail dock is 962 feet long, and from 168 to 228 fee wide.
Letter from F. J. Peck, president and superintendent of Western University, to Governor Ben Paulen. Peck congratulates Paulen on the appointment of a Mrs. Childs, and looks forward to Paulen approving the university's new board of trustees.
Letter from Oma R. Bell, local supervisor of the National Youth Administration Historical Records Survey, to Harold J. Henderson, state director of the Historical Records Survey project of the Federal Writers' Project, a part of the Works Progress Administration.
Photograph of students outside the Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.
Map depicting locations of railroad lines in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City adjacent to the Stockyards.
Letter from F. J. Peck, president and superintendent of Western University, to Mr. C. Miller, secretary to Governor Ben Paulen regarding a voucher being sent to a Mr. Guy, and thanking the office for its help with "money and instructions."
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.
Photograph of a student costumed for a play at Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.
This map of Wyandotte County, KS, shows the land owners on sections in townships 10-12 south, and ranges 23-25 east. It includes the towns of Quindaro, Shawnee, Kansas City, Edwardsville, and Bonner Springs. In addition, roads, railroads, electric railways, schools, churches, cemeteries, streams, and rivers are marked on the map.