Boys Hotel

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Photograph of seven young men in the recreation room and lobby of the Boy's Hotel and Boy's Club.

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Photograph of six boys performing a play at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of eight boys attending a class on dining etiquette with Mrs. White in the dining room of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of a banquet in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Photograph of the attendees of Judge E. E. Porterfield's Birthday Dinner Party posed in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue. Porterfield's group, Juvenile Improvement Club, raised $60,000 to open the Boys Hotel in 1912.

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Photograph of White Hall at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street. The camp, named for the first two letters in each word of "Boys Hotel Camp", was a boarding school to young orphaned boys ages 9-14 before joining older boys at the Boys Hotel at 1601 Admiral Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The camp was later leased to the Boy Scouts of America.

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Photograph of an automobile parked outside of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of the boys of Boys Hotel attending a party at the Liberty Theater. This vantage point faces southwest towards the theater on Main Street from just south of 11th Street.

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Photograph of three boys receiving eyecare at the medical office at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of boys and men posed with a "Boys Hotel" banner on the steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of the 1926 Boys Hotel Basketball Team.

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Photograph of a typical single bedroom at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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