Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Race Relations and Civil Rights

Image Gallery

Photograph of the segregated Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of men standing outside of, and entering, the Kansas City Call Building.

Photograph of the Gem Theater, labeled 1912-1923. This vantage point faces south on 18th Street between Vine Street and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of the Ministers Congress in Kansas City, posed inside of an unidentified church.

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, located on the western side of Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street in Kansas City, Mis

Photograph of a man using the Kansas City Call's linotype machine.

Photograph of the doctors of General Hospital #2, a hospital for African-Americans once located just north of the intersection of 22nd Street and M

Head and shoulders view of Kansas City Call editor and publisher Lucile Harris Bluford (1911-2003) from a high school senior picture.

A 1940's photograph of Kansas City's Negro Municipal Band with Dan Blackburn directing. Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

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

Photograph of the W. W. Yates School, known before 1918 as Lincoln School.

Photograph with view of Quindaro ruins located in Kansas City, Kansas. Missouri River is visible in the background.

Composite photograph showing the various talents of musician, dancer, and singer L.C. “Speedy” Huggins.

Photograph of men standing outside of the Kansas City Call Building.

Photograph of South Side Baptist Church, once located at the southwest corner of 54th Street and Montgall Avenue.

Portrait photograph of Dr. Solomon H.

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