Sports and Entertainment

Image Gallery

Two photographs of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Circa 1923 photograph of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks posed at the Plantation Grille, Muehlebach Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey, owner of Black Hawk Barbecue, posing with her restaurant delivery scooter.

Photograph of a newly constructed shelter house with a picnic oven at Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

Photograph of an unidentified Overland Park Movie Company cameraman with camera in Aviation Park.

High contrast photograph of the Pla Mor dining and dancing area in use, no date.

Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra, taken by Bert Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

Exterior closeup of the Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant window, displaying its name, address, and that they serve steaks, chili, chops, and sandwich

Circa 1930 photograph of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks at the Terrace Room in the New Yorker Hotel, NYC.

An aerial view of the Mission Hills Country Club showing the completed club house, with State Line Road running across the center of the picture.

Souvenir photograph from the College Inn, showing Marjorie Wright, Johnnie Wright, Ruth Wright, Gerry Kenney, Clarence Kenney, Beulah Koonse, and E

Walt Disney seated at a drawing board at Laugh-O-Gram Films/Disney Studio in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a cowboy band performing at a recreation center in Kansas City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Admini

Photograph of people playing tennis at the North Terrace Park tennis courts.

Image of Golf Course Road in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

Photograph of an unidentified Overland Park Movie Company cameraman with camera in Aviation Park.

Pages

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.