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WPA orchestra rehearsing at Union Hall, William Shaw, director, June 29, 1936. This photograph was taken at the Mutual Musician's Union Local #627 building at 1823 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1937 photograph of Count Basie (piano) and Herman Walder (saxophone) at Street's Blue Room, part of the Street Hotel at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 18th Street. Source: Herman Walder.

Woody Walder, Corrine Walder, Alberta Minor, and Bob Minor at Joe Jacob's Place, 18th and Vine, no date. Source: Corrine Walder.

Bennie Moten's Orchestra, with instruments on bandstand, likely to be Paseo Hall, 15th Street and Paseo Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, c. 1925.

Lincoln Theatre group photo of employees, ca. 1926. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Lawrence Denton.

Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks parade crowd on south side of 18th Street, between The Paseo and Vine Street, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.

1926 photograph of the Lincoln Theatre stage and orchestra in pit. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Lawrence Denton.

Circa 1938 photograph of a military unit marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel, Country Club Beer, Elnora's Cafe, and Crown Drug Co. are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

1927 photograph of the Lincoln Theatre exterior, with staff posed in front. Advertisements for "The Strange Case of Captain Ramper" are displayed on the front of the theatre. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Lawrence Denton.

Circa 1938 photograph of a men marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel, Country Club Beer, Elnora's Cafe, and Crown Drug Co. are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Letter from James D. Pouncey of The Jackson County Bar Association to Senator Harry S. Truman. Pouncey attaches a resolution that the bar endorses Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Walter White in not accepting Truman's invitation to appear before the Truman Committee.

One-sided anti-Klu Klux Klan broadside written by O. J. Gilmore of Kansas City, Missouri. Gilmore provides an excerpt of a statement by Kansas Governor Henry Justin Allen and an account from the Saturday Evening Post that detail the racism and violence exhibited by the KKK. Gilmore then includes an excerpt of Congressman E. C.

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