Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Audiences

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Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of Municipal Auditorium, which also served as a campaign stop for his 1936 presidential run.

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Photographs

Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of Municipal Auditorium, which also served as a campaign stop for his 1936 presidential run.

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Photographs

Photograph of the crowd at Convention Hall attending the Golden Jubilee of Bishop Thomas F. Lillis. Caption: "THE GREAT THRONG for which Convention hall was inadequate listening to the sermon delivered by Archbishop John J. Glennon of St. Louis, who may be seen at extreme right. In the subsanctuary, facing at right angles to the speaker, are the threescore bishops and archbishops who attended the ceremony."

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Count Basie at piano at Municipal Auditorium, showing audience in background, including Jay McShann, no date. Municipal Auditorium is located on 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Source: John Randazzo.

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Photograph of Bryce B. Smith standing, facing left in the new City Hall at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Oak Street, ca. 1937-39. Source: Bernard Ragan.

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Photograph of the interior of Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City during President Franklin Roosevelt's address, October 13, 1936.

KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.