Orphanages

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Photograph of the front entrance to the Harry M. Evans Children's Home-Finding Society, showing a young child in a basket looking at a visitor. The home cared for children under five with an average of thirty per month. The image is featured in the photograph section of the October 29, 1933 issue of the Kansas City Star.

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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 boys playing billiards, card games, and other games in the game room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of boys attending a night school at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph a nurse and unidentified man posed near four boys in beds in the inpatient ward at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph a boy opening a locker in a hall in the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building building committee posed at the cornerstone laying ceremony for the building on November 6, 1921. This vantage point faces south on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Photograph of a totem pole dedication 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 Mrs. White and boys of the Boys Hotel posed on the front steps of the recentely completed Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building. This vantage point faces southwest on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Photograph of the eight boys posed with their instruments as the Boys Hotel Band. Instruments include three violins, a piano, drum kit, two cornets, and a tenor saxophone.

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Photograph of boys attending a Sunday morning service in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue. The caption reads, "Sunday morning meeting looking toward the back of the room."

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Photograph of boys reading and studying in the library at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
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.