Portrait photograph of the 1899 Kansas City, Missouri councilmen's baseball team. Pictured on top from left to right: Lewis B. Sawyer, 7th Ward, center field; Jesse L. Jewell, 3rd Ward, second base; O. Hansford Swearingen, 5th Ward, catcher; Claus Swanson, 4th Ward, right field; and John Moran, 2nd Ward, third base.
Mary Tiera Farrow, more commonly known as Tiera Farrow, photographed in the uniform of the National League of Women’s Services and standing next to an ambulance, ca. 1918.
T. H. Holder’s orchestra posed with instruments; Claude Williams on left end. Source: Claude Williams.
Portrait of Ruby D. Garrett, Chairman of the Program Committee for the American Legion Convention, ca. 1921. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Portrait of William Rockhill Nelson, no date. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Portrait of Bill "Count" Basie, headshot, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.
Portrait of John B. Gage, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1940-1946. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Portrait of Walter Prescott Neff, or Walter Neff, chairman of the board of the Daily Drovers Telegram newspaper at 1505 Genesee Street. Neff was born in Indiana in 1866 and came to Kansas City in 1887 as the paper's editor. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Portrait of Charles S. Keith, Mayor of Kansas City MO in 1940. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
The Half and Half entertainer, half man and half woman, posed for full-length portrait at Dante's Inferno in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Half-and-Half would regularly perform there as a singer, comedian, and impersonator, ca. 1935. Source: Ida Minturn.
Texas Tommies in posed shot in mock saloon at Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1926. Phil Baxter shown center behind the bar. Source: Cliff Haliburton.
Kansas City’s Black Elks band group photo taken in St. Louis, MO, 1928. Written on the bass drum to the left, "Midwest Lodge, No. 238, I.B.P.O.E. of W. [Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World] Band, Kansas City, MO.". Source: Lawrence Denton.