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1. 171 Voters Are Registered from the Fox Hotel 171 Voters Are Registered from the Fox Hotel January//1919 Illustration of the Fox Hotel and list of voters registered from there.

2. 2000 Census to Change Council Districts: Northeast Resident Input Sought to Influence New Boundaries 2000 Census to Change Council Districts: Northeast Resident Input Sought to Influence New Boundaries June/13/2001 Map and article about the redrawing of "boundaries for the nine congressional districts based on Census 2000 data" in Kansas City, Missouri by the Missouri State Legislature. Description of the Northeast...

3. Assured Majorities Assured Majorities June/7/1935 Photos and article about the apartments on the Country Club Plaza and Armour Boulevard managed by the Assured Rental Company, Incorporated (led by George Goldman and Herman Shapiro), in the city's "South...

4. Board of Election Commissioners, Kansas City, MO Board of Election Commissioners, Kansas City, MO 1960 Map showing 23 election districts and the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri.

5. Boutin's Department House Boutin's Department House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Boutin's Department House showing a portrait of presidential candidate James G. Blaine. One of two cards showing portraits of presidential and vice-presidential hopefuls in the 1884...

6. Census Changes School District Boundaries: Northeast Split between Three Subdistricts Census Changes School District Boundaries: Northeast Split between Three Subdistricts November/28/2001 Map and article about the "new subdistrict boundaries for the Kansas City, Mo. School District" resulting in potential "shaky representation for Northeast" with its division into three of the different...

7. Citizens' Election Committee in Action Citizens' Election Committee in Action October/17/1936 Story of political corruption involving Democratic party officials at the polls and threatening phone calls following a police interaction.

8. Council Districts Divide Northeast Council Districts Divide Northeast October/17/2001 The City Council's Operations Committee discussed the proposed redistricting based on the Census 2000 figures. Article expresses concern on the Northeast neighborhoods split between the First and Third...

9. Council Lines Drawn, and Residents Bristle Council Lines Drawn, and Residents Bristle October 24, 2011 Due to shifts in population indicated by the 2010 Census, the Kansas City Council will redraw six council district boundaries. This will be the second time this year the lines are redrawn because the "new...

10. Diamond Jubilee of Nineteenth Amendment Diamond Jubilee of Nineteenth Amendment Fall//1995 Article about the 75th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote, with information about the suffragette movement in Kansas City, including Susan B. Anthony,...

11. First Voting Machine Election Tuesday First Voting Machine Election Tuesday April/4/1954 Short article with diagram of how to use the new voting machine in three steps, for the upcoming school levy election.

12. First Voting Machines in Kansas City First Voting Machines in Kansas City Voting machines were first used in Kansas City on April 6, 1954.

13. Fox Hotel Still "Foxy" Fox Hotel Still "Foxy" October/23/1920 Illustration of the Fox Hotel and discussion about the "padded" number of voters registered from there, increased from 171 to 259 from the previous year.

14. Good Prospects for Permanent Registration Good Prospects for Permanent Registration January/14/1933 Essay on the favorable chances of the approval of permanent registration, a more efficient and honest voting registration system.

15. Hispanic Community Threatens Lawsuit Hispanic Community Threatens Lawsuit October/31/2001 Map and article about the redrawing of "councilmanic boundaries for the population reported in the 2000 Census" resulting in evenly divided numbers of Hispanic residents among districts in Kansas City,...

16. Hispanic People Hispanic People //1986 File containing a pamphlet about the economic and electoral influence of Hispanic people in Kansas City and across the country, noting prominent Hispanics such as mayors of San Antonio, Denver, etc.

17. Historic Northeast Divided Historic Northeast Divided July/4/2001 Article about the upcoming redistricting of Northeast Kansas City with conflicts between "two interest groups: Historic Northeast residents residents and the burgeoning Hispanic population."

18. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Item describing the voting practices of the town of Oxford, Kansas during the slavery debates of the late 1850's. The town of Oxford, which was directly across the state line from New Santa Fe, Missouri,...

19. History of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Missouri History of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Missouri April-July//1920 Extensive article about the women's suffrage, or right to vote, movement in Missouri, from 1910 to 1919 and its enactment into national law by Constitutional amendment, with photos.

20. Independent Voters Association Independent Voters Association 1964, ca. File containing a flyer with photos and information on the Independent Voters Association at 3230 Main Street, formed in 1963 for more efficient voting and city government and supporting Duttom Brookfield...