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Liberty Memorial, monument to World War I, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point was taken from the Kansas City Union Station, facing south-southwest towards the monument.

Photograph of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from just west of Rockhill Road.

Portrait photograph of Conrad H. Mann, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and architect of the Ten Year Plan.

Photograph of improvements made to Blue River south to the limits of Swope Park, Kansas City, for purposes of flood control, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest from just south of 15th Street (now Truman Road). This photograph was taken before the river was diverted to west of Manchester Avenue (now Manchester Trafficway).

Photograph of City Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, which opened on October 25, 1937. This vantage point faces north-north-east on Oak Street between 12th and 13th Streets.

Letter from Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed in which he discusses a recent meeting with James A. Farley. In this meeting, Farley had asked if it was okay for Thomas J. Pendergast to control Kansas City appointments.

Letter from Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed. Clark discusses his announcement of his U.S. Senator campaign and a meeting he had with Thomas J. Pendergast. He mentions that Pendergast said he "uniformly pursued the rule of supporting any Kansas City candidate who did not happen to be personally offensive" to him.

Letter from Bennett C. Clark to James A. Reed in which he expresses his dismay of Reed's neutrality between Charles M. Howell and Clark's U.S. Senate campaign.

Letter from James A. Reed to Bennett C. Clark in which Reed discusses his meetings with Ike Dunlap and Ed Villmoare. Reed mentions that Dunlap showed him a letter from President Roosevelt. In it, Roosevelt expresses his hope to meet with Thomas J. Pendergast soon.

Letter from Senator James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast asking for his assistance in getting William P. Ryan work.

Letter from Lee B. Ewing to E. A. Boles advocating for overturning the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead act.

Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge, with the Mark Twain and the General Ashburn, stern wheelers, carrying Patrick J. Hurley, Secretary of War, and his party on a trip to demonstrate the navigability of the Missouri River. This vantage point faces east towards the bridge and the south bank of the Missouri River.

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