The Black Archives of Mid-America

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This photograph was taken looking east on 8th Street just east of Flora Avenue.

Front and back cover of the April 22, 1930 program for the Thirteenth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. These excerpts include advertisements for The Bahr Furniture Company and the Turner-Evans School of Flying.

Chauncey Downs and five unidentified women behind a microphone with instrumentalists in the background.

This photograph of the Southeast Side Business District was taken looking southeast from the intersection of Prospect Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are four Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards. 18th & Prospect Drugstore and stores located on two of the other corners.

This photograph was taken looking north on McGee Trafficway from just south of 24th Street (now Pershing Road) in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards to the right and downtown Kansas City in the background.

Photograph of the Annual Missionary Baptist Convention, held at the First Baptist Church in downtown Kansas City, Kansas on October 5, 1937.

This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Broadway Boulevard facing towards the intersection of Armour and Broadway.

This photograph was taken looking west towards Bell Street from the intersection of 39th Street and Genessee Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards to the left and a Crown Drug Company building to the right.

Half length view of Count Basie.

This photograph was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Maple Boulevard and Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

1926-1927 photograph of LeRoy Anthony, Thelma Anthony-Scott, and Ruby Anthony-Miller posed on an imitation reindeer during their visit with Santa Claus at the Jones Store in downtown, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the residence of Anna H. Jones, located at 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Montgall Avenue, just north of 25th Street.

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