Theaters

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Photograph of the boys of Boys Hotel attending a party at the Liberty Theater. This vantage point faces southwest towards the theater on Main Street from just south of 11th Street.

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Postcard showing Loew's Midland Theatre at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Anna Walter of Altamont, Kansas.

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Postcard showing Loew's Midland Theatre at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Maud H. Fouband of Houston, Texas.

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Postcard showing Orpheum Theater on the west side of Baltimore Avenue between 12th and 13th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a caption about the theatre and a short letter to S. R. Wheat of St Joseph, Missouri.

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Postcard showing the auditorium of Newman Theater, once located on the west side of Main Street between 11th and 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. M. Andrews of Birmingham, Alabama.

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Photograph of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Choir at their second annual concert at Shubert Theatre on June 2, 1922.

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View looking west along 18th Street. The Boone and Gem Theaters can be seen on the north side of the street.

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Exterior of Uptown Theatre and marquee at night, taken by Cresswell's, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest from the intersection of 37th Street and Broadway Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The marquee features a stage and screen show on Saturday, December 10, 1932 including the 1932 film Sherlock Holmes, starring Clive Brook. It also includes a performance of Clarence Rand and Olympic decathlon champion James "Jarring Jim" Bausch singing with Carleton Coon, Jr. and his Orchestra. Source: John Coon.

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The Tower Theatre and the Esquire Theatre, 211-213 E 12th St., Kansas City, Missouri. This photograph was taken looking south on 12th Street between Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) and McGee Street.

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An autochrome photograph of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

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An autochrome photograph of tulips growing in front of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

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Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
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