Musicans

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Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas. Such bands, and their public performances, were an important part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Music Project.

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Jam session at St. Mary's Church at the northwest corner of Ann Avenue and North 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, no date. Source: John Randazzo.

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WPA orchestra rehearsing at Union Hall, William Shaw, director, June 29, 1936. This photograph was taken at the Mutual Musician's Union Local #627 building at 1823 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

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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.