Kansas City Museum / Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri

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Portrait of Jerry Wilson Perry, or Jerry Perry (usually called J. W. Perry), president of the Commerce Trust Company in Kansas City. Perry was born in Nodaway County, Missouri in 1870 and became a school principal in Maitland, Missouri and Saint Louis before coming to Kansas City in 1909. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Grand Avenue During a Dust Storm
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Photographs

Dust Bowl period photograph of Grand Avenue from 10th Street in Kansas City during a dust storm at noon on March 21, 1935. This vantage point faces south-southwest on Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) from just south of 10th Street. W. W. Kimball Pianos is pictured to the left at 1009 Grand Avenue.

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Photographs

Bus Moten band at the Reno Club with Hot Lips Page at the microphone, no date. Source: Frank Driggs.

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Clippings

Advertising artwork for El Torreon opening, Dec. 15, 1927. The advertisement reads, "Dance Premier Opening Tonight! With the Original Coon Sanders Victor Recording Orchestra also Phil Baxter Directing El Torreon Orchestra. Ladies-50¢, Gentlemen-75¢. Doors Open 8pm." The El Torreon Ballroom was located at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Gillham Road (now Gillham Plaza). Source: Cliff Haliburton.

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Robert A. Long and Admiral David Richard Beatty riding in procession car to Liberty Memorial, 1921.

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Ephemera

Menu cover, ca. 1934, of speakeasy/nightclub Dante's Inferno, once located at 1104 Independence Avenue. Dante, nude women, and snakes are depicted as part of the nightclub's logo. Source: Ida Minturn.

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Photographs

Portrait of Charles S. Keith, Mayor of Kansas City MO in 1940. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

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Sheet Music

Sheet music cover for Kiss Me, My Sweetheart, written and autographed by Phil Baxter. Baxter writes, "For Clifford, Thanks for the many favors tendered me during my vacation. Phil B (St. Joseph Hospital 2-11-30-8:05PM)." Source: Cliff Haliburton.

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Pla Mor pool without swimmers, taken by Cresswell's Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Photographs

Pla Mor artificial beach, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Photographs

Group photo of four of the members of the Blue Devils band standing posed. Photograph taken by Bert Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

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Photographs

Portrait of Dr. Ernest W. Cavaness in uniform, ca. 1918 (printed image). Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

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