Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Boys

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Photographs

Photograph of boys learning to make toys and furniture for themselves in a workshop at the Minute Circle Friendly House. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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Photographs

Photograph of boys working in a carpenter shop at Swope Settlement.

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Photographs

Photograph of seven young men in the recreation room and lobby of the Boy's Hotel and Boy's Club.

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Photographs

Photograph with slide description, "Boy receiving heat treatment Children's Mercy Hospital, K.C., Mo."

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Clippings
Photographs

Clipping entitled "Pals" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 11, 1931 with caption stating, "Rufus Crosby Kemper, jr., and his little toy dog are fast friends. -J Alfred Mitchell Photo."

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Clippings
Cartoons (Commentary)

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on April 23, 1931 showing three men (presumably Tom Pendergast, Cas Welch, and Joe Shannon) taking a joy ride while a young boy holds a sign stating, "We have no money for playground supervision."

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Photographs

Photograph entitled "Six A.M.", showing boys waking up in the morning in a ward sleeping room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photographs

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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Photographs

Photograph of boys reading and studying in the library at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph a nurse and unidentified man posed near four boys in beds in the inpatient ward at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph of six boys performing a play at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph of a totem pole dedication 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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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.