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Russell A. Osmun
Russell A. Osmun
TitleRussell A. Osmun
DescriptionAutographed portrait of Brig. Gen. Russell A. Osmun, who was commanding officer at the Kansas City Quartermaster Depot, 601 Hardesty Avenue. Osmun spoke to the South Central Business Association at a September 11, 1945 luncheon, on the subject of "The Army's Place in the Life of Kansas City."
Dateca. 1944
Item TypePhotograph, b/w
CollectionSouth Central Business Association Records (P14 & SC39)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36934
LocationP14, Box 3, Folder 4, #7
NotesPhotograph taken from page 130 of Scrapbook #21, SC 39. This scrapbook page also contains an amusing letter from Osmun to N. Emerson Paton of the SCBA, describing the context of this portrait, which was taken immediately after "a terrific knock-down and drag-out argument with a senior officer whom I despise."
Local SubjectUnited States Army
South Central Business Association
Kansas City Quartermaster Depot
Osmun, Russel A.
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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