Sports and Entertainment

Image Gallery

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of men playing horseshoes in Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the boys of Boys Hotel attending a party at the Liberty Theater.

Head and shoulders portrait of Joan Crawford. She inscribes on the photo, "To Frank Britt, Best Wishes from Joan Crawford."

Photograph of men, identified as William H. Spivey (left) and J. Jones (right), posing with the Black Hawk Barbecue delivery scooter.

Photograph of William H. Spivey (left) and VeEssa Spivey (right), owners of Black Hawk Barbecue.

A billboard for the KMBC radio program Phenomenon: Electrifying History.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the entrance to Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal view of the Newman Theater, located at 1114 Main Street. Marquee says White Desert and Ice Carnival.

Dance event advertisement for Davy Jones' Musical Pirates under the direction of Phil Baxter at the Submarine Ballroom.

Photograph showing an Armourdale baseball team in Kansas City, Kansas, likely taken in the 1910s.

Exterior of Nifty and Dandy Club at the northeast corner of 14th Street and Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, no date.

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

Photograph of an outside dining area behind Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant.

Staged shot with a fake camera on the roof of the Laugh-O-Gram building.

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.