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Crown Drugstore lunch counter menu from the 1930s listing drinks, ice cream, sandwiches, and other items.

Souvenir photograph from the College Inn, showing Marjorie Wright, Johnnie Wright, Ruth Wright, Gerry Kenney, Clarence Kenney, Beulah Koonse, and Eddie Spitz and Vearl Osadchey.

An invitation to the World Bridge Olympic at Elk's Rest at the Lincoln Building, 18th & Vine on Monday, May 1, 1933. This championship bridge event includes bridge hands that are "delivered by special messenger service in sealed packages."

Date Created
1933-04

Invitation from the Brothers of Ivanhoe for a dinner and dance at Lincoln Hall on Friday, May 17, 1940. Each ticket of $1.50 includes a meal of half-broiled chicken, a cocktail, and various sides.

Date Created
1940-05-17

Booklet from a dinner of the Kansas City Cyclists Club, including a menu for the evening, a history of the club and cycling in Kansas City, and photographs of the group.

Date Created
1938-05-07

Invitation to a Kansas City Playboys Social Club event, including a listing of officers and members of the Club, and instructing people to "Get hip to the jive with the Playboys of K.C."

Date Created
1937-09-07

Menu from Lone Star Gardens, advertising "REAL FLOOR SHOWS," and listing available cocktails and lunch options.

Program distributed for the Muehlebach Field dedication on July 3, 1923, including a proclamation by Mayor Frank H. Cromwell recommending that "every employer forget the ever present serious side of life" in order to attend, and let employees attend, the opening game. To set the example, Cromwell declared that day a half-holiday for city employees. The program also notes speeches from George Muehlebach, the governors of Kansas and Missouri,and mayors of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. Photographs depict the stadium, the team, and local supporters. The program also includes a brief history of baseball in Kansas City and profiles of current players.

Date Created
1923-07-03

Business card of Professor Adolph von Blitzen's “Little German Band,” no date. The card describes the band as "Radio Artists - Old Time Music." The back of the card reads, "Wanted -- A girl with good reputation who can cook frog legs and who can stand a little future fun at parties and frolicking without getting sick. Make application to holder." Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

1940 Special Tax Stamp receipt for Paradise Inn in order to act as a retail liquor dealer. Paradise Inn was once located near the intersection of Highway 40 and Skiles Avenue near the eastern limits of Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Ida Minturn.

Date Created
1940

Ticket to a roller derby opening on October 1st at the Pla-Mor Ice Palace at 3127 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri.

Ticket for Friday night dancing to the Rythm Musketeers, a "Broadcasting Dance Band." It notes that "Clubs and Lodges [are] given half of Profits."

An invitation to a tea party hosted by the 20th Century Girls' at 2639 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri on Sunday, April 30, 1939.

Date Created
1939-04-30

Invitation for a "cocktail sip" sponsored by the American Beauty Art Club, held on Sunday, April 21, 1940 at 2300 Lydia Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date Created
1940-04-21

Cocktail menu and listing of packaged liquors available for sale at The Pink Elephant, "Kansas City's Most Beautiful Cocktail Room," located at the Hotel Stats on 12th Street. The cover notes that for patron protection, "every bottle of liquor in this hotel is registered and carries a permanent number."

Invitation from the Two Fours Club to their Annual Spice Tea on Sunday, December 1, 1940 at 2534 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date Created
1940-12-01