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A small book containing fourteen illustrations of Kansas City by Herbert F. Slaughter, published by Holland Engraving Co., Kansas City, MO. These illustrations are titled Union Station Main Entrance, Union Station looking southwest, Grand Avenue at Eighth Street, Tenth Street east from Main, a downtown sanctuary, skyline from Main at Ninth, Petticoat Lane, Twelfth Street Viaduct, Hospital Hill, The Paseo at Twelfth, Westport High School, Cliff Drive, Swope Park Entrance, and Liberty Memorial- A Pillar of Fire.

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Books
Photographs

The report of a social survey of Armourdale, a community of 12,000 people living in the industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Manuel Conrad Elmer, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas, acts as director of the survey for this Bulletin of the University of Kansas, Vol. XX, No. 12, June 15, 1919.

Program of the Dedication of Donnelly Hall in Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the Founding of St. Teresa's, 1866-1941
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Programs
Photographs

The promotional program for the dedication of Donnelly Hall in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the founding of St. Teresa's, 1866-1941. The program includes a brief history of the organization, photographs of the interior and exterior of the new Donnelly Hall, and advertisements for local businesses.

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Pamphlets
Photographs

Promotional brochure for St. Teresa College, "the only Catholic College for women in Kansas City." The pamphlet includes photographs and information on location, programs, coursework, and expenses.

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Transcriptions

Proceedings of the Second Imperial Klonvokation of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, held at the Convention Hall in Kansas City, MO in September 1924. Several names of klansmen were redacted in this publication of the proceedings, including ones from Kansas City. Notable named speakers include George C. McCarron, Grand Dragon and Governor Clifford Walker of Georgia.

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Music

10" 78-rpm recording of "Moten’s Swing", a fox trot by Buster Moten and Bennie Moten, performed by Bennie Moten and his Orchestra. Members include Count Basie, piano; Oran "Hot Lips” Page, trumpet; Walter Page, bass; Eddie Durham, guitar. Matrix and catalog number: B-10259-A.

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Music

10" 78-rpm recording of "Toby", a fox trot by Buster Moten and Eddie Barefield, performed by Bennie Moten and his Orchestra. Members include Count Basie, piano; Oran "Hot Lips” Page, trumpet; Walter Page, bass; Eddie Durham, guitar. Matrix and catalog number: B-10259-B.

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Music

10" 78-rpm recording of "Twelfth Street Rag", an instrumental fox trot by Euday L. Bowman and James Sumner, performed by Andy Kirk And His Clouds Of Joy. Members include Rudy Powell, John Harrington, Dick Wilson, Ed Inge, saxophones; Harry Lawson, Harold Baker, Clarence Trice, trumpets; Theodore Donnelly, Henry Wells, trombones; Mary Lou Williams, piano; Floyd Smith, guitar; Booker T. Collins, bass; Ben Thigpen, drums. Matrix number: 68318AA; Catalog number: 18123 B.

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Music

10" 78-rpm recording of "Moten's Swing", an instrumental fox trot by Buster Moten and Bennie Moten, performed by Eddie Durham And His Band. Members include Buster Smith, Willard Brown, Lem C. Johnson, saxophones; Joe Keyes, trumpet; Conrad Frederick, piano; Eddie Durham, guitar; Averill Pollard, bass; Arthur Herbert, drums. Matrix number: 68337A; Catalog number: 18126 A.

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Music

10" 78-rpm recording of "I Want a Little Girl", an instrumental fox trot by Billy Moll and Murray Mencher, performed by Eddie Durham And His Band. Members include Buster Smith, Willard Brown, Lem C. Johnson, saxophones; Joe Keys, trumpet; Conrad Frederick, piano; Eddie Durham, guitar; Averill Pollard, bass; Arthur Herbert, drums. Matrix number: 68336A; Catalog number: 18126 B.

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Music

10" 78-rpm recording of "Hootie Blues", a blues dance by Jay McShann and Charles (Charlie) Parker with Walter Brown singing and accompanied by Jay McShann And His Orchestra. Matrix number: 93731A; Catalog number: 8559 B.

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Music

10" 78-rpm recording of "Confessin' The Blues", a blues dance by Walter Brown and Jay McShann with Walter Brown singing and accompanied by Jay McShann on piano. Matrix number: 93734A; Catalog number: 8559 A.

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