Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Boys Hotel

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Photograph of the boys of Boys Hotel attending a party at the Liberty Theater. This vantage point faces southwest towards the theater on Main Street from just south of 11th Street.

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Photograph of three boys receiving eyecare at the medical office at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of boys and men posed with a "Boys Hotel" banner on the steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of the 1926 Boys Hotel Basketball Team.

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Photograph of a typical single bedroom at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of philanthropists posed at the cornerstone laying ceremony for the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on November 6, 1921. This vantage point faces south on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Photograph of a demonstration of clay modeling at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of four boys attending a class on greeting etiquette in the parlor of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue. A boy is shown shaking hands with Mrs. White.

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Photograph of carpenters posed during construction of a cabin at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street. The camp, named for the first two letters in each word of "Boys Hotel Camp", was a boarding school to young orphaned boys ages 9-14 before joining older boys at the Boys Hotel at 1601 Admiral Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The camp was later leased to the Boy Scouts of America.

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Photograph of the 1921 graduates of the Boys Hotel Day School posed in the library of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of a maid attending to a ward sleeping room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of boys attending a Sunday morning service in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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