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

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 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.

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.

Panoramic photograph of the bands of the Musicians Protective Union Local 627, assembled for the annual Battle of the Bands at Paseo Hall, followed by a parade to the Musicians Association Building at 1823 Highland Avenue, where this picture was taken. The eight contestant bands pictured are Bennie Moten and George Lee's orchestras, Elmer Payne's Music Masters, Paul Banks's Rhythm Aces, Andy Kirk's 12 Clouds of Joy, Jap Allen's Troubadours, Julius Banks's Red Devils, and Bill Little and His Little Bills.

Date: 
May 4th 1930

Exterior photograph of the Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant advertising meals and delivery. This vantage point faces northwest near the south sidewalk of 14th Street between Lydia Avenue and The Paseo.

Photograph of people riding the Vine Street Streetcar in Kansas City, Missouri

Date: 
June 26th 1939

Photograph of an abandoned building at the southwest corner of 19th Street and Vine Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The building used to house a Sam's Market and a shoe shining parlor. The Pabst Milwaukee seal is shown above the main entrance to the building and a portion of a sign for Country Club Beer is shown at the far right of the picture. This sign was on the Roberts Building at the northwest corner of 19th and Vine.

Date: 
January 22nd 1937

Photograph of Catherine Sanders and Helen Dupree standing outside the entrance to Crown Drugstore at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

Date: 
May 1939

Photograph of Mr. Russell, an automobile mechanic teacher at R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School. He is pictured with his daughters just west of the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo. Also pictured is the Crown Drug Co. sign (top) and the Lincoln Building (left background).

Date: 
May 30th 1939

Photograph of Felix Street (left) and David Samuels (right) standing on the east side of The Paseo between 19th Street and the railroad tracks. This vantage point faces east towards the Woodland Avenue viaduct between 19th Street and 21st Street in the far right background.

Date: 
June 1939

Photograph of Artie Banks standing outside the entrance to Crown Drugstore at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo. This vantage point faces east with the Street Hotel sign in the background.

Date: 
June 4th 1939

Photograph of the Gem Theater, labeled 1912-1923. This vantage point faces south on 18th Street between Vine Street and Highland Avenue.

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