Title: Russell A. Osmun
Description: Autographed 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."
Date: ca. 1944
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 4, #7
Notes: Photograph 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 Subject: United States Army; South Central Business Association; Kansas City Quartermaster Depot; Osmun, Russel A.
Digital Format: JPEG
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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