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Andrew J. Haynes papers

Call Number: RH MS E209

Andrew J. Haynes was a law student and later lawyer in Missouri during the Reconstruction era following the United States Civil War. This collection includes a manuscript journal and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings that relate to the political climate of the Reconstruction era, as well as to Haynes's personal interests in politics and history.

Dates: 1866 - 1907

Mary Hudson Vandegrift Mardi Gras albums

Call Number: RH PH 557

This collection consists of two disassembled scrapbook albums containing photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera from the 1965 Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans when Mary Hudson Vandegrift, a businesswoman from the Kansas City area, was crowned Queen of the Venus Krewe, the first all-female parade krewe of New Orleans' Mardi Gras.

Dates: 1965

Norman York and The Invincibles: Interstate Troop of Corresponding Scouts letters

Call Number: RH MS 1482
Overview This collection contains correspondence sent between members of the Boy Scouts' Invincibles, many written by teenage scout Norman York. Some letters are typewritten on official letterhead, while others are handwritten or carbon copied. York's pen pals included boys in other states and other countries, including England. These letters discuss matters about the Invicibles group, the Boy Scouts of America organization, and personal matters. Also included in the collection is a band roster from...
Dates: 1914 - 1916

Trans World Airlines' Hostess School Photographs

Call Number: RH PH 541

This collection contains photographs from the Trans World Airlines' (TWA) headquarters and Breech Training Academy, located in and around Kansas City, Missouri. Images include hostesses in training and their class graduation photos, spanning from the 1930s to the 1970s. The collection also contains a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and a few handwritten materials.

Dates: 1938 - 1973

William A. Smith papers

Call Number: RH MS 1465
Overview This collection contains letters written by federal agent William A. Smith to his girlfriend (later wife) Miriam Earls about his daily life working for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) soon after its creation. He writes about a variety of topics, including cases he is involved with and the Bureau's founder J. Edgar Hoover, and he writes from many locations while in the field, including Pennsylvania, Kansas, Ohio, Washington D.C., Michigan, and San Francisco. The collection also...
Dates: 1931 - 1938