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1. . ..Presenting L. P. Cookingham: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting L. P. Cookingham: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month January//1948 Photo and biographical article about Laurie Perry Cookingham, or L. P. Cookingham, 51-year-old city manager of Kansas City since his arrival here in 1940 (from Michigan) as part of the anti-Pendergast...

2. 39th Anniversary Inaugural Dinner Dance 39th Anniversary Inaugural Dinner Dance January 24, 1959 View of head table and portion of attendees to the SCBA 39th anniversary inaugural dinner dance held January 24, 1959 at the Hotel President, 14th and Baltimore. Seated at the head table is Mayor H. Roe...

3. A City Statesman A City Statesman September//1950 Brief complimentary article of the virtues of "the city's first real manager," L. P. Cookingham.

4. Auditorium Plaza Garage Auditorium Plaza Garage December 4, 1955 City Manager L.P. Cookingham welcomes the first car into the garage while garage manager Robert W. Hoffman presents a parking ticket to Director of Traffic Jack A. Butter.

5. Auditorium Plaza Garage Auditorium Plaza Garage December 4, 1955 During dedication and opening ceremonies, City Manager L.P. Cookingham interviews Director of Traffic Department Jack A. Hutter and garage manager Robert W. Hoffman during the city's Sunday afternoon television...

6. Baseball Player Baseball Player n.d. Unidentified uniformed baseball player receiving trophy from man believed to be city manager L. P. Cookingham.

7. Big Job for Men Who Put Centennial over the Top Big Job for Men Who Put Centennial over the Top 1950 Photo and article of men credited for planning and financing the events, including Cookingham. From the Kansas City Star, June 4, 1950.

8. Biography of L. P. Cookingham (1896-1992), Kansas City's First City Manager Biography of L. P. Cookingham (1896-1992), Kansas City's First City Manager 1999

9. City Employees City Employees n.d. Informal group portrait of city employees. City Manager L.P. Cookingham is in center.

10. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Short biography of former Kansas City city manager L.P. Cookingham (1896-1992), written by Donald B. Oster. Includes citations.

11. Effective Municipal Management in Kansas City, Mo. Effective Municipal Management in Kansas City, Mo. February//1942 Interview of City Manager L. P. Cookingham about the efficiency and honesty of the post-Pendergast city government, covering several branches such as personnel, budget, taxes, water, and fire.

12. Everything's Changed Now Everything's Changed Now July//1949 Article about the cleaning-up of the city government finances by city manager L. P. Cookingham following the Pendergast era.

13. Guess Who's Running the Parks? A Familiar Name Takes an Old Job but with a New Twist Guess Who's Running the Parks? A Familiar Name Takes an Old Job but with a New Twist August 1979 Photo and biographical article about L. P. Cookingham, the formerly prominent city manager of Kansas City from 1940 to 1959, appointed as the new president of the Kansas City Park Board by Mayor Berkley....

14. Inside Story of Kansas City Inside Story of Kansas City December//1948 Address by Cookingham before the National Municipal League in Boston on November 23, 1948, concerning the city's recovery from political "bossism."

15. Junior Officer Council Junior Officer Council November 1946 City Manager L.P. Cookingham swears in a Benton City Official as part of the Junior Officer Council, at Benton School.

16. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Photo and various references to and descriptions of L. P. Cookingham, the first city manager of Kansas City after the removal of the Pendergast machine in 1940. He was chosen by the city government in...

17. Kansas City Blues Banquet Kansas City Blues Banquet 1954 Unidentified SCBA meal event with Kansas City Blues in attendance. City Manager L. P. Cookingham is in center of photograph.

18. Kansas City Blues Banquet Kansas City Blues Banquet 1954 Banquet honoring the Kansas City Blues. City Manager L. P. Cookingham is at the speaker's podium and sports writer Ernie Mehl is seated to the right.

19. Kansas City Blues Silver Anniversary Cake Kansas City Blues Silver Anniversary Cake April 15, 1952 Kansas City Blues officials cutting a 25th anniversary cake at a South Central Business Association luncheon. Blues Manager George A. Selkirk was present at the event on April 15, 1952, as well as "the...

20. Kansas City Kitty Kansas City Kitty December/9/1940 Story about the reform of the city payroll and balancing of the budget after Pendergast's "misrule."