Pla-Mor Ballroom

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Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas program at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

Author: 
Jason Roe
Kansas City Public Library

On the evening of November 24, 1927, the Pla-Mor Ballroom opened at 3142 Main Street to a crowd of 4,100 who reveled at its unprecedented size and modern style.

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Pla Mor interior, set for a banquet, taken by Cresswell's Photo Studio, Kansas City, MO, no date. The Pla-Mor Ballroom was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Photographs

High contrast photograph of the Pla Mor dining and dancing area in use, no date. The Pla-Mor Ballroom was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Exterior view of back entrance to Pla-Mor Ballroom, once located at 3142 Main Street, no date. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Bell Peters.

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Pla Mor pool with swimmers, taken by Cresswell's Phot Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Posters

Advertisement in the El Torreon News for Fletcher Henderson Orchestra at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, starting Thursday, September 5, 1929. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

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Photographs

Pla Mor pool without swimmers, taken by Cresswell's Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Photographs

Pla Mor artificial beach, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Programs

Program cover, "Roosevelt Progressive Democrats present 'Happy Days' Dance and Floor Show," Pla Mor Ballroom, Wednesday Evening, March 14, 1934. The program continues, stating, "The Roosevelt Progressive Democrats cordially welcome you to its "Happy Days" Dance, which is one of a series of Rallies, the Purpose of which is to solidify Democracy, locally, in the State and Nationally, behind the aggressive leadership of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt." Source: Kansas City Museum.

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Photographs

Dancers at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, taken by Tynen & Murphy Photographers, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Belle Peters.

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Photographs

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1936 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

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