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Photograph of Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. and Otealet Allen outside of their home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of the attendees of the Sunflower Grand Lodge Knights of Pythis and Grand Court 39th Annual Session at the 8th Street Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas, July 26-28, 1932. This photograph was taken by Williams Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri and facing west towards the main entrance to the church.

Date: 
July 1932

Early 1940s photograph of Macedonia Baptist Church congregation members as they depart on a trolley ride to Fairyland (7501 Prospect Avenue) for an annual church picnic there. Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. is pictured standing at the door of the streetcar parked near 22nd Street and Troost Avenue. At that time, the Macedonia Baptist Church was located at 2205 Troost Avenue.

Early 1940s photograph of Grace Allen, Reverend Preston Allen, Sr., and Vernetta Allen standing in front of Preston's home at 2439 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

A group of people working in the Laugh-O-Gram office, located in the second story of the McConahay Building at 31st Street and Forest Avenue. Posters for 'Jack and the Beanstalk', and for 'Goldie Locks and the Three Bears' are shown.

Dedication of the Liberty Memorial, a monument to those who served in World War I. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Date: 
November 11th 1926

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 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.

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

Photograph of two men walking away from a Crown Drug Company store at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo. The store moved from the northwest corner of 18th and Vine to this location.

Photograph of Edward "Eddie Spitz" Ochadsey behind his bar at the College Inn and presenting Himm Walker's De Luxe Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

Photograph of "Eddie Spitz" Osadchey (left) and his wife Vearl seated at a nightclub table with two other unidentified men.

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.

Photograph of William H. Spivey (left) and VeEssa Spivey (right), owners of Black Hawk Barbecue. They are posing with the Black Hawk Barbecue delivery scooter.

Photograph of people dining on the patio behind Black Hawk Barbecue & Buffet.

Photograph of an outside dining area behind Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant.

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. Over 9,000 meals were served at the restaurant in a 24-hour period.

Photograph of men standing on the James Street Station Platform, Kansas City, Kansas before the last streetcar to pass over the elevated street railway, also known as the "L" structure. This streetcar line connected the West Bottoms with downtown Kansas City, Missouri via the 8th Street Tunnel. It was closed that day after 35 years of use as the "L" structure on the west side of the route was in disrepair. Businessmen demanded repairs and five years later it was re-opened for use.

Date: 
December 29th 1922

Photograph of Fred Harvey staff waitresses, the Harvey Girls, at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. The young women served meals to travelers at the Fred Harvey hotels and restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway line.

Date: 
1922

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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.