Orphanages

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

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Photograph of two men posed before laying the cornerstone for the Boys Hotel Club Memorial 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 boys exercising 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 boys posed on the front steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (also known as the Boys Hotel Annex) under construction by Fogel Construction Company. This vantage point faces south with the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue on the right.

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Photograph of the 1921 graduates of the Boys Hotel Day School posed on the stage of the auditorium in the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Photograph entitled "Inspection", showing boys lined up in the playground behind the Boys Hotel. This vantage point faces northeast with the Boys Hotel on the left at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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Photograph of boys playing a game in the lobby of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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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 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.

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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.