Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression
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Construction of the Country Club Plaza Theater began on March 2, 1928. The site bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and a new street to be put through on the west (Central Street). This vantage point faces northeast towards the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
March 2nd 1928

Young boys line up for a foot race at the annual Country Club District Community Field Day on Friday, May 4, 1928 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

Date: 
May 4th 1928

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Ward Parkway parking garage was taken looking west-northwest on Ward Parkway just west of Broadway Boulevard.

Date: 
June 1928

Interior of the Spanish-inspired Country Club Plaza Theater. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
1928

Interior view of Country Club Plaza Theater, showing its staircase, barrel-vaulted ceiling foyer, the Mudejar lighting fixtures in the ceiling, and paired side brackets on the walls, all made in Seville, Spain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
October 9th 1928

Antique well-head originally from Barcelona, standing in the lounge. It concealed a drinking fountain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
October 9th 1928

250 year old antique Carrara marble bench from Venice, placed outside the wall surrounding one of the free parking stations, in the park space between the wall and public sidewalk. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Ward Parkway just west of Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
1928

A letter in which Henley L. Cox informs Mrs. W. A. Masters that Cox has sent out the formal call to 145 educators to meet and organize the Missouri state branch of the National Colored Association. He inquires if there are any funds available to help facilitate the meeting and then lists all of the steps taken in preparation for the meeting.

Date: 
January 11th 1928

A letter in which Mrs. W. A. Masters, president of the Missouri Branch of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, informs Henley L. Cox that "owing to the financial condition of the state that there is not money available to make the slightest contribution to the organization of the Colored Branch." She then provides an overview of her organization's current financial situation.

Date: 
January 17th 1928

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.

Date: 
April 10th 1928

Mugshots of Paul Carollo, Inmate #30644. Carollo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Paul Carollo, Inmate #30644, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions. Carollo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Flore Picralli, Inmate #30645, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Picralli was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Prison record of Flore Picralli, Inmate #30645, which includes personal and family information as well as sentencing and arrest dates. Picralli was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 10th 1928

Mugshots of Angelo Toyer, Inmate #30646. Toyer was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Angelo Toyer, Inmate #30646, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Toyer was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Mugshot of Tony Laptino, Inmate #30647. Laptino was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Fingerprints and physical description of Tony Laptino, Inmate #30647, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements. Laptino was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Prison record of Tony Laptino, Inmate #30647, which includes personal and family information as well as sentencing and arrest dates. Laptino was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Date: 
September 8th 1928

Mugshot of Manny Akers, Inmate #30817. Akers was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of attempting to influence jurors.

Date: 
October 11th 1928

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