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 entitled "Six A.M.", showing boys waking up in the morning in a ward sleeping room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph entitled "Clean Up", showing boys washing each other's hair in the bathroom at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of boys reading books and newspapers in the lobby of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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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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Photograph of Kansas City Mayor Sam B. Strother visiting the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue. Strother is posed shaking the hand of a boy with the other occupants of the hotel pictured behind them.

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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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Photographs

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

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Photographs

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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