The State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City

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Photograph portrait of Bryce B. Smith. mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1939.

Photograph of George E. Kessler, landscape architect and city planner.

Memorandum describing the stockholders of Ready-Mixed Concrete Company, Centropolis Crusher Company, and P. R. Realty Company and their respective shares of the companies.

Map of Kansas City, Missouri indicating a proposed plan for expenditure of $8.3 million for major traffic arteries in Kansas City.

Fire station house of Company No. 28 on Troost Ave., near 73rd St., Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This fire house is typical of other fire station houses erected in the 1930s. This vantage point faces northeast on Troost Avenue between 73rd and 74th Street.

Letter from Harry S. Truman to Vernon D. Fulcrut regarding the New Deal and the Supreme Court.

Letter from James A. Reed to Tom Pendergast asking for assistance for Samuel M. Cromwell.

Letter from Conrad H. Mann to Senator James A. Reed discussing the Depression and the need for the Charities Fund, and asserts that "it is a fact that as a whole our well-to-do have not carried their fair share of this responsibility" in the charity realm.

Organizational chart for Kansas City's Ten Year Plan, ca. 1930s, showing how the Civic Improvement Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Campaign Committee, and various city organizations relate to each other in regards to the sixteen listed Ten Year Plan projects.

Spot map of Kansas City, Missouri indicating approximate place of residence of the members of the Committee of 1000. This committee was involved in the Ten Year Plan.

Letter from an unknown writer to James A. Reed discussing the potential appointment of Dr. Porter to city coroner or other potential placements should coroner not be possible.

Legal document that details the housing and property restrictions imposed upon sections of Blocks 27 through 30 in Mission Hills, Kansas. Some benign restrictions stipulate acceptable architectural features and minimum residence cost and ground frontage.