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Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church Adult Choir under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes. This photograph was taken by Stiger photo studio facing east towards the main entrance to Paseo Baptist Church.

Date: 
July 16th 1939

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church congregation posed in celebration of the church's fifty-sixth anniversary. This photograph was taken facing east towards the main entrance of Paseo Baptist Church.

Date: 
August 26th 1940

Photograph of Kansas City ministers [possibly as part of a New Era District meeting] with leaders of the Women's Missionary Union posed outside of the main entrance to the Paseo Baptist Church. Included in the picture are Rev. D. A. Holmes, Rev. C. S Scott, Rev. S. S. Stamps, Rev. I. H. Henderson, Jr., Rev. Hollins, Mrs. Leeks, Carolyn Ealy, Ethel K. Thomas, Mrs. L. P. Payne, Georgia Craft, Lillie Livingston, Audra Malone, Emma Lawson, and Mary Bostic. This photograph was taken sometime after 1931 when the Paseo Baptist Church was completed.

Architectural drawing depicting a rendering created by J. M. Felt & Company Architects of a new church for the Vine Street Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri. This draft was created shortly before 1931 when this new building was completed and the church was renamed Paseo Baptist Church.

Invitation for "Tea Time with the Daughters of Allen" on April 14, 1940 at the Paseo Y.M.C.A..

Date: 
April 14th 1940

Invitiation from the Sewing Circle of Paseo Baptist Church presenting Western Seminary students in two dramatic plays on Thursday, December 14, 1939.

Date: 
December 14th 1939

Invitation from the Alpha Chapter of the Lamda Alpha Phi Sorority to an at home event on Sunday October 27, 1940.

Date: 
October 27th 1940

Letter from Birt Keys of Kansas City to Missouri Governor Guy Park complaining about corruption, particularly in regard to old age pensions in the state.

Photograph of Wilbur H. Dunn Park in the summer of 1937, looking north from 68th St. at the Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
1937

Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks band marching west at 18th Street and The Paseo. Street’s Hotel and Crown Drug Co. are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Date: 
1938

Circa 1938 photograph of majorettes marching west at 18th Street and The Paseo in Black Elks parade. Source: Black Economic Union.

Date: 
1938

Circa 1938 photograph of the Association of Daughters of Elks (St. Louis) marching in Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.

Date: 
1938

Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks parade crowd on south side of 18th Street, between The Paseo and Vine Street, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.

Date: 
1938

Circa 1938 photograph of a military unit marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel, Country Club Beer, Elnora's Cafe, and Crown Drug Co. are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Date: 
1938

Circa 1938 photograph of a men marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel, Country Club Beer, Elnora's Cafe, and Crown Drug Co. are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Date: 
1938

Circa 1938 photograph of marching band with majorettes in front marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel and a streetcar are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Date: 
1938

Cover to Electric Park Rag, a rag time two step by Jean Ledies and arranged by Rocco Venuto. Featured by Lenge's Military Band and published by Lenge & Venuto, 1320 South Paseo Place, Kansas City, Missouri. Two photos of Electric Park and a portrait of Lenge are shown. Source: Inst. Studies in American Music/UMKC.

Date: 
1912

Circa 1937 photograph of Count Basie (piano) and Herman Walder (saxophone) at Street's Blue Room, part of the Street Hotel at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 18th Street. Source: Herman Walder.

Herman Walder and Joe Jammer at the Paseo Tap Room at 1416 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, no date. Source: Herman Walder.

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.

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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.