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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 the entrance to College Inn, including signs advertising the Drumboogie Cavaliers playing nightly, as well as floor shows and dancing.

Menu for Club Continental, owned by Sam Morris and Eddie Spitz, including cocktails, wines, and other drink options.

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.

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."

Photograph of the staff of the College Inn on 12th Street.

Photograph of the staff of the College Inn on 12th Street.

Photograph of an unidentified band onstage at the College Inn on 12th Street.

Photograph of the street view of College Inn on 12th Street. The marquee is advertising Harlan Leonard's Orchestra.

Postcard of The Stats, a hotel once located at the northeast corner of Wyandotte Street and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Lance Goldsmith of Clinton, Missouri.

Date: 
October 13th 1926

Postcard looking east past the intersection of 12th Street and Wyandotte Street. Pictured is the Hotel Stats (left foreground), Hotel Muehlebach (right), and the Gayety Theater (right foreground).

Date: 
October 1st 1931
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