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12th East Between Holmes and Charlotte

Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street at night. The Hotel Troy is pictured in the background.

10th Street Looking East

Photograph looking east along the south side of 10th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Main Street. Construction for the Land Bank is pictured center.

10th Street

Rooftop view looking east along 10th from Coates House Hotel.

10th Street

A view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, looking east along 10th Street from Main Street.

10th Street

Looking east from the south side of 10th between Baltimore and Central.

"The 'Power House', 1908 Main Street"

Clipping from an article on Tom Pendergast entitled "Portrait of 'The Boss'" in the Kansas City Star on February 28, 1932. This photograph shows the outside of the Jackson County Democratic Club, located on the second floor of 1908 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

"Open War at the Polls in 1934 When Factions Fell to Fighting"

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on October 20, 1966 describing the violence that erupted during the Municipal Election on March 27, 1934. The included photographs show damage done that day in 1934 to an automobile and building owned by the Citizens Fusion party, an anti-Pendergast organization in Kansas City. The article describes election day gang tactics, police complacency, padded voter rolls, and tactics used by Joe Doakes, a Pendergast machine precinct captain. The author then details the murder of Deputy Sheriff Lee Flacy, "a member of the L. C.

"Hell’s Half Acre" In West Bottoms

Photograph of "Hell’s Half Acre", an area in the late 1800's and early 1900's consisting of the north side of the West Bottoms between the bluffs and the state line. This vantage point faces northwest from the bluffs near 7th Street and shows 8th Street between Mill Street (now Madison Avenue) and Sante Fe Street. Also pictured is the Union Elevator Company (center), Missouri River (right), and Kansas City, Kansas (right, far background).