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Photograph of Thomas Y. Baird (left, co-owner of the Kansas City Monarchs), Chester A. Franklin (center, owner of The Call), and James L. Wilkinson (right, founder of the Kansas City Monarchs) reviewing a petition in The Call to "Save Negro Baseball". During WWII, the U.S. Office of Defense Transportation was planning to forbid private baseball teams from using private bus transportation to tour.

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Negative of the Kansas City area’s first airmail with Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. This photograph was taken by R. S. Knowlson at the American Legion field. American Legion field was located at 67th St. and Belinder Road (now Avenue) in Mission Hills, Kansas. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

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Studio portrait of Robert A. Long, taken in the Salon of Corinthian Hall, ca. 1915. Corinthian Hall is located on Gladstone Boulevard between Walrond Avenue and Indiana Avenue. Long was the founder of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

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Robert A. Long and Admiral David Richard Beatty riding in procession car to Liberty Memorial, 1921.

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Lou Holland standing by a seated Ike Morrell at Kansas City's air mail dedication at Richards Field, May 1926. 94-year-old Morrell was a guest of honor, the oldest postmaster in the state, from Notch, MO. Richard's Field was located at the southeast corner of Gregory Boulevard and Blue Ridge Boulevard in Raytown, Missouri. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

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Photograph showing Tom Pendergast and his nephew James Pendergast. Tom Pendergast is seated, and his nephew standing.

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Kansas City political boss Thomas J. Pendergast and his nephew, James Pendergast, sit on a bench together in what appears to be an office, ca. 1939. From: Truman Home.

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Ca. 1955 Portrait of James Pendergast, Kansas City political faction leader, long-time friend of former President Harry S. Truman From: Michael Pruett.

Reuben Street
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Full length view of Street Hotel owner Reuben Street standing in front of his car on the street in front of his hotel at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 18th Street. This vantage point faces northeast from just east of this intersection.

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J. C. Nichols and his friend, J. Emmett Woodmansee, in an informal pose.

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J. C. Nichols inspires his sales force at one of his company's morning meetings.

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Publicity photograph and signature of J. C. Nichols in 1935.

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