Title: Samuel J. Blocher
Description: Portrait (with editorial notes written directly on print) of Lt. Col. Samuel J. Blocher. Blocher assumed command at midnight on the evening of September 30, 1948, when the Kansas City Quartermaster Depot at Independence Avenue and Hardesty officially became the Kansas City Records Center, consolidating Army records from regional offices in Columbus, Ohio; Oakland, California; San Antonio, Texas; Long Island, New York; and Atlanta, Georgia.
Date: ca. 1948
Item Type: Photograph, b/w
Collection: South Central Business Association Records (P14 & SC39)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36934
Location: P14, Box 3, Folder 6, #3
Notes: Lt. Col. Blocher spoke to the South Central Business Association on October 5, 1948, on the topic of "Kansas City's New Army Installation, Its Purpose and Its Scope." Photograph taken from page 66 of Scrapbook #24, SC 39.
Local Subject: United States Army; South Central Business Association; Kansas City Quartermaster Depot; Blocher, Samuel J.
Digital Format: JPEG
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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