The State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City

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American Royal Livestock Pavilion, reconstructed in 1925. This vantage point faces northwest with the 23rd Street Viaduct on the left.

An analysis of City Beverage Company's surplus from July 15, 1933 through 1947. The document includes net profits for each year as well as deductions and additions of various types. The highest reported balance of the company was $111,271.64 at the end of 1945.

Broadside with a Q&A concerning the Ten-Year Plan. This document was disseminated in support of the propositions to be voted upon at the May 26, 1931 election. These propositions include numerous developments to public utilities and services.

Two accounts receivable documents: one showing credit between City Beverage Company, Kansas City, Missouri, and Atlas Beverage Company, Inc., from 1936 through 1947; and one between City Beverage Company, Kansas City, Missouri, and City Beverage Company, Inc., Kansas City, Kansas from 1937 through 1942.

Letter from Senator James A. Reed to James M. Pendergast forwarding a request from a young man seeking assistance.

Architectural rendering of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, after renovations in 1933. Later known as the Truman Courthouse.

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.

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).