Orphanages

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White Hall at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca

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.

Ward Sleeping Room at the Boys Hotel

Photograph of a maid attending to a ward sleeping room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Sunday Morning Service at Boys Hotel

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.

Sunday Morning Service at Boys Hotel

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."

Single Bedroom at the Boys Hotel

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

Play Production at the Boys Hotel

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

Niles' Home for Orphan Children, at their Rosevelt Birthday Party. Jan. 30- '37.

Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street between Michigan Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The orphanage is celebrating the birthday of Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 30, 1937.

Night School at Boys Hotel

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

Mrs. White and Boys of Boy's Hotel in Front of Memorial Building

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.

Medical Examination at Boys Hotel

Photograph of a boy receiving a medical examination at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Mayor Sam B. Strother at Boys Hotel

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.

Judge E. E. Porterfield's Birthday Dinner Party at Boys Hotel

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.