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101. Machine Defends "Night Life" Machine Defends "Night Life" February 26, 1938 Article about an investigative report by Westbrook Pegler of the Kansas City Journal-Post on the support and justification of the Pendergast machine's organized crime in the city "'on the ground of public...

102. Mayor's Christmas Tree Mayor's Christmas Tree December 20, 1925 Origin and history of the Mayor's Christmas Tree, starting in 1878.

103. Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey November 14, 1931 Group of four men seated at a table eating. From left, Jerry "The Greek" Luvadis, boxing trainer; Capt. William H. Meyers of the Westport police station; Jack Dempsey, heavyweight boxer; and Solly Katz,...

104. Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey November 14, 1931 Group of four men seated at a table eating. From left, Jerry "The Greek" Luvadis, boxing trainer; Capt. William H. Meyers of the Westport police station; Jack Dempsey, heavyweight boxer; and Solly Katz,...

105. Mercantile Trust Company Robbery Mercantile Trust Company Robbery February 8, 1932 Rear view of an unmarked police car damaged by bullet holes. The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery at the Mercantile Trust Company on February 8, 1932. KCPD detective...

106. Mercantile Trust Company Robbery Mercantile Trust Company Robbery February 8, 1932 Bank employee L.G. Bickford posing behind a teller window at the Mercantile Trust Company (14th & Grand). The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery on February 8, 1932....

107. Methodist Church Methodist Church April 11, 1905 William Miles Chick, in his new home built in 1845, held a meeting to consider the organization of a church, with the Reverend James Porter, a local Methodist minister, in charge of the meeting. On a Sunday...

108. Mrs. Hurt and Residence Mrs. Hurt and Residence October/2/1932 Description of Mrs. Hurt and her 59-year residence at 713 Troost Avenue, the longest recorded in the city at that time.

109. New Building Which Houses General Hospital Ambulance Division New Building Which Houses General Hospital Ambulance Division September/8/1935 File containing an article with photo and caption about "the new hospital auxiliary building recently completed west of general hospital No. 2" (pictured) at about 22nd and Gillham Roads.

110. New Home of REO-Shoftstall, Inc. New Home of REO-Shoftstall, Inc. November/6/1927 Photo and caption for the new REO-Shoftstall automobile dealership at 1612 Grand Avenue, formerly the site of the factory for REO Motor Company, having just moved to 26th and Grand Avenue.

111. New York Life Building New York Life Building July/3/1938 Photo and article about the New York Life Building, Kansas City's first skyscraper marking its 50th anniversary in August 1938. File containing a nomination form for the National Register.

112. Northeast Industrial District Northeast Industrial District April/5/1926 Article detailing the Northeast Industrial District.

113. Olathe Road Fete Closes amid Gaiety: Indian Bricklayer Wins Contest; Crowd Placed at 10,000 Olathe Road Fete Closes amid Gaiety: Indian Bricklayer Wins Contest; Crowd Placed at 10,000 September/13/1925 Photos and article about the winning of a large bricklaying contest in Olathe, Kansas, by Indian Jim, or James Brown, a 46-year-old Native American "former football hero." Description of the large crowd...

114. Old Clay County Farm Advocated for State Park: Deserted Mill, School and Church Draw Eyes to Watkins Old Clay County Farm Advocated for State Park: Deserted Mill, School and Church Draw Eyes to Watkins Place September/8/1935 File containing an article about the proposed designation of the "the old Watkins farm in Washington township [of Jackson County]" for transformation "into a state park." History of the site back to its...

115. On the Trail of 'Pretty Boy' Floyd: A Reporter's Thrilling Report of an Outlaw's Story On the Trail of 'Pretty Boy' Floyd: A Reporter's Thrilling Report of an Outlaw's Story Biographical paper about Charles Arthur Floyd known as Pretty Boy Floyd (1904-1934), by the author, a Kansas City Journal-Post writer following his trail during his criminal career from 1925 to 1934, with...

116. Pla-Mor Amusement Center Pla-Mor Amusement Center November/6/1927 Ad for the Pla-Mor Amusement Center with a large illustration and map of the building.

117. Police Edict Parts Old Friends Police Edict Parts Old Friends September/2/1929 Photo and caption about the last day "for the mounted service" of the Kansas City Police Department on September 2, 1929.

118. R. T. Coles R. T. Coles File contains three type-written transcripts of newspaper obituaries and biographical articles about R. T. Coles, “Negro teacher and principal in the Kansas City schools fifty years.” He died at the...

119. Rahe Auto and Tractor School Rahe Auto and Tractor School Postcard of Rahe Auto and Tractor School

120. Railroads Railroads March/22/1926