Pickwick Hotel

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Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at 30th anniversary breakfast at the Pickwick Hotel. "Left to right standing: William Trone, Ray Farnan, Miss Textor, Dan Faron, Arch Wlech, Miss Pence, D. Von Reisen, Bob Cassidy. Left to right seated: D. E. Anderson, L. C. Anderson, John Strader, Dave Nordling, B. Montgormery, Mrs. Ada Snider." Years accompany each name, possible indicating the year in which they joined the company.

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Photograph of a farewell dinner of Anderson Photo Company employees at Pickwick Hotel for Roger Odneal, who was leaving for the army.

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Photograph looking toward the northeast of the Pickwick Hotel located on the east side of McGee Street between 9th and 10th streets in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Union Bus Terminal sign is also visible on the building.

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KMBC radio broadcast of "Family Album of Song", a musical program featuring the Midwesterners Quartet, vocal quartet, and organist P. Hans Flath, with announcer Jack Starr. Musical selections include: Song of songs (opening theme); At dawning (I love you; Tell me the old, old story; Organ solo; Long, long ago; Oh promise me; Closing.

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KMBC radio broadcast of "Family Album of Song", a musical program featuring the Midwesterners Quartet, vocal quartet, and organist P. Hans Flath, with announcer Jack Starr. Musical selections include: Song of songs (opening theme); At dawning (I love you; Tell me the old, old story; Organ solo; Long, long ago; Oh promise me; Closing.

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KMBC radio audition recording of "The Midlanders", a Western musical program for sponsorship by John Deere with Barry King as the announcer. Performers for the broadcast are Hiram Mortimer Higsby, Colorado Pete, Laura Lee Owens, Slim Wilson, Bud and Spud, Kit and Kay, and the Prairie Pioneers.

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KMBC radio promotion of "Through the Symphony Orchestra" an music education and appreciation program with host P. Hans Flath, announcer Woody Smith, and members of the KMBC Symphony Orchestra. After a description of the program, Flath breaks down the musical work, Dance of the hours by Amilcare Ponchielli.

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KMBC radio broadcast of "Skipper Hawkins and his Jolly Crew", a dramatic-musical children's radio program sponsored by Sewall Paint and Varnish Company. The program is interspersed with musical acts, drama, and advertisements in the following order: Theme song; Sewall Paint competition; Drama; Listen to the mockingbird; Drama; The crawdad song; Drama; Mama don't allow; Sewall Paint competition; Instrumental; Theme song.

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Extant excerpt of a KMBC special radio broadcast: Three Kansas City police reporters talk about their work, about Kansas City crime, and share their on-the-job stories. Discussion of Frank Nash, Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd, and Otto Higgins are included.

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KMBC radio audition recording of "The Gossip Club", a daily talk show for sponsorship by General Electric. The program is hosted Paul Henning and Gomer Cool with guests Verlia Malone and Elaine "Bubbles" Malone, the wife and daughter of Ted Malone, respectively. Advertisements for General Electric are interspersed throughout the program.

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KMBC radio broadcast of an informational fishing program for sponsorship by John Deere with host Neil Keen and guest O. V. Sanders.

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Excerpt of the first recording take of a KMBC news broadcast on June 8, 1937. This excerpt covers a local hotel strike, sports headlines, and the local weather with advertisements for Clark's Coffee.

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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.