Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Brooklyn Avenue

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Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

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Ephemera

Musicians' Protective Union membership card for William "Count" Basie for the year 1933. E. M. Jefferson is listed as the union secretary.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

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Photographs

Photograph of L. D. Livingston of the Kansas City Monarchs. The photo appears to be autographed "To Vessa From a Friend, L. D. Livingston." Vessa is likely VeEssa Spivey of Black Hawk Barbecue.

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Photographs

Photograph of an audience watching a baseball game at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

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Postcards

Postcard showing Muehlebach Field (later Ruppert/Blues/Municipal Stadium), once located west of Brooklyn Avenue between 21st and 22nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-southeast towards the bases and right field. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Anna Dyer of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Photographs

Panoramic view of Western University Band at Muehlebach Field in 1925, G. H. Taylor, director. Source: Booker T. Washington.

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Ephemera

An invitation to a tea party hosted by the 20th Century Girls' at 2639 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri on Sunday, April 30, 1939.

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Ephemera

Invitation from the Bon-Ton Girls to a Annual Yule-tide Cocktail Hour at 2308 Brooklyn Avenue on December 3, 1939.

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