Portrait photographs

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Portrait of Rev. Raymond J. Jordan

Portrait of St. Stephen's Baptist Church pastor Rev. Raymond J. Jordan, whose home and work addresses and phone numbers are listed. Jordan also served as president of the General Baptist Convention of Missouri and Kansas.

Portrait of John B. Gage

Portrait of John B. Gage, reform mayoral candidate in 1940.

Police Searching for Edward L. Schneider

Photograph of Edward L. Schneider attached to a photograph of police searching for Schneider's body at the bottom of the Missouri River with nets. Schnider went missing after testifying against Thomas J. Pendergast. The caption reads, "Chi 27 - Kansas City, Mo. - E. L. Schneider and police dragging river."

Phil Baxter's Texas Tommies

Texas Tommies in posed shot on stage at Submarine Ballroom, May 15, 1936. Phil Baxter shown standing third from right. The Submarine Ballroom was located in the Bright Building at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Prospect Avenue. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

Phil Baxter's Texas Tommies

Texas Tommies in posed shot in mock saloon at Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1926. Phil Baxter shown center behind the bar. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

Pha Terrell

Photograph of jazz singer Elmer "Pha" Terrell. He was active in Kansas City, primarily with Andy Kirk and the Twelve Clouds of Joy, from the early 1930's until 1941. This photograph is signed by Terrell and addressed to VeEssa Spivey, owner of Kansas City's Black Hawk Barbecue.

Paul Banks Syncopating Orchestra

Circa 1925 photograph of Kansas City, Kansas band Paul Banks Syncopating Orchestra, posed with their instruments. Pictured left to right: Clifton Banks, reeds including alto saxophone and clarinet; Miles Pruitt, banjo; Robert Moody, trombone; James Everett, drums; Paul Banks; Ed Lewis, trumpet; Jasper "Jap" Allen, tuba (brass bass).

Passport of William T. Kemper, Sr.

Three-page excerpt from William T. Kemper, Sr.'s passport. Included is a portrait photograph and details on physical description, date and place of birth, and profession.

Officers of the Grand Avenue Cleanup Association

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on March 24, 1926 showing the five officers of the Grand Avenue Cleanup Association. Pictured are T. S. Abernathy, Treasurer; R. C. Kemper, Vice-President; John W. Wagner, President; E. L. Scarritt, Vice-President; Charles Tucker, Secretary.

Officers & Directors of Community Savings and Loan Association of Missouri

Collection of portrait photographs of the officers and directors of the Community Savings and Loan Association of Missouri. Pictured are Homer L. Rogers, Robert W. Barr, Lou E. Holland, M. T. Colgan, V. N. Adamson, F. E. Garman, H. H. Halvorson, Harry S. Truman, Arthur S. Metzger, Spencer Salisbury, James H. Clinton, Joseph Cartella, C. C. Daniel, Vera Holland Henthorn, and R. F. Crawford.

Myrtle Bennett

Portrait photograph of Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted. This photo sat on the dresser in her apartment and was used in the Journal-Post coverage of the murder and trial. The trial took place in the Criminal Court building, Jackson County, Missouri, February and March of 1931. See page 24, Kansas City Journal-Post, February 27, 1931. This photo was also used in the same paper September 30, 1929, front page, the day after the murder, and again February 22, 1931, front page.

Myra Taylor

Portrait photograph of jazz singer Myra Taylor, taken by the Studna-Sims-Millard photo studio in the late 1930s or early 1940s.