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Portrait of St. Stephen's Baptist Church pastor Rev. Raymond J. Jordan, whose home and work addresses and phone numbers are listed. Jordan also served as president of the General Baptist Convention of Missouri and Kansas.

Photograph of the Beau Brummel Club's 15th anniversary celebration at the Elk's Place Restaurant.

Date: 
February 9th 1934

Photograph of twelve men with medical paraphernalia labeled "Internes" at Kansas City's African-American General Hospital No. 2.

Date: 
May 1931

Photograph of The Call newspaper staff outside of their office at 1715 E. 18th Street. Lucile Bluford is shown top row, fourth from left. Chester Franklin is shown seated, front center.

Date: 
October 5th 1935

Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

View looking west along 18th Street. The Boone and Gem Theaters can be seen on the north side of the street.

Photograph of Andy Kirk and the Clouds of Joy with Mary Lou Williams at the piano.

Photograph by J. E. Miller of Woodie Walder's Swing Unit. Pictured from left: Woodie Walder, reeds; Elbert "Coots" Dye, piano; Bill Terry, vocals; Baby Lovett, drums; Jack Johnson, bass.

Date: 
1938

Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra, likely taken at the Chestnut Inn circa 1940. Pictured are Elbert "Coots" Dye, piano; Ernie Henderson, vocals; Gene Carter, saxophone; Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Jimmy Hill, guitar. Also pictured is their "Feed the Kitty" tip jar.

Mid-1920s photograph of the Eblon Theater Orchestra with drummer Samuel "Baby" Lovett (far left) and musical director & ragtime composer James Scott (second from right).

Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra: Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Jimmy Hill, guitar; et al.. Also pictured is their "Feed the Kitty" tip jar.

1932 photograph of Thamon Hayes’ Kansas City Rockets group posed in front of the Fairyland Park stage at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street. From left: Ed Lewis, Baby Lovett, Jesse Stone, Richard Smith, Herman Walder, Thamon Hayes, Vic Dickenson, Woodie Walder, Harlan Leonard, Booker T. Washington, Vernon Page.

Date: 
1932

Photograph of Bennie Moten, standing in second row at right, and his band pose with their tour bus in front of a music shop.

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background.

Photograph looking east on 18th Street from between The Paseo and Vine Street.

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background. The intersection of 18th Street and Highland Avenue is pictured to the left.

Photograph of men standing outside of the Kansas City Call Building. This vantage point faces south from 18th Street between Woodland Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of men standing in front of the Kansas City Call Building on 18th Street.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Call building that appears to have been taken from inside an automobile.

Photograph of Chester A. Franklin standing by the door of the Kansas City Call Building. The vantage point faces west on the south side of 18th Street with Lucille's Tavern in the background.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.