Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

The Black Archives of Mid-America

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Photographs

Photograph of Kansas City ministers [possibly as part of a New Era District meeting] with leaders of the Women's Missionary Union posed outside of the main entrance to the Paseo Baptist Church. Included in the picture are Rev. D. A. Holmes, Rev. C. S Scott, Rev. S. S. Stamps, Rev. I. H. Henderson, Jr., Rev. Hollins, Mrs. Leeks, Carolyn Ealy, Ethel K. Thomas, Mrs. L. P. Payne, Georgia Craft, Lillie Livingston, Audra Malone, Emma Lawson, and Mary Bostic. This photograph was taken sometime after 1931 when the Paseo Baptist Church was completed.

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Portrait photograph of Dr. Solomon H. Thompson, who began a “Black Hospital Movement” in the Kansas City area that began to address the health concerns of non-white communities. Along with Kansas City, Missouri, physician Thomas C. Unthank, Dr. Thompson founded Douglass Hospital and Training School for Nurses in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Programs

Front cover of the April 10, 1928 program for the Eleventh Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. This excerpt includes an advertisement for The Bahr Furniture Company.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking south-southwest at the intersection of 18th Street and The Paseo. A Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building and a billboard poster for Harris-Goar is shown in the background.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking south on the west side of Troost Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking east-southeast on 12th Street near Virginia Avenue.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking west on the northwest corner of Admiral Boulevard and Harrison Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The buildings pictured have since been demolished for the construction of Interstate Highway 70.

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Photographs

Early 1940s photograph of Grace Allen, Reverend Preston Allen, Sr., and Vernetta Allen standing in front of Preston's home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

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Photographs

This photograph of St. Vincent de Paul Academy was taken looking northwest on Flora Avenue just south of 31st Street. This building is adjacent to the St. Vincent de Paul Church.

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This photograph was taken looking east-northeast on 12th Street just west of Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards (left) and Hotel Washington and Cordova Hotel.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church congregation posed in celebration of the church's fifty-sixth anniversary. This photograph was taken facing east towards the main entrance of Paseo Baptist Church.

Object Type: 
Programs

Front and back cover of the April 22, 1930 program for the Thirteenth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. These excerpts include advertisements for The Bahr Furniture Company and the Turner-Evans School of Flying.

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