Niles' Home for Orphan Children, at their Rosevelt Birthday Party. Jan. 30- '37.


Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street between Michigan Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The orphanage is celebrating the birthday of Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 30, 1937.

Object Type: 
January 30th 1937
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Modern Location: 
1911 East 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO
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Point of view: 
39.08431, -94.55889
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from The Black Archives of Mid-America. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to The Black Archives of Mid-America.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
AC027-10, Williams Photo Studio Collection
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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.