Sports and Entertainment

Image Gallery

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

Circa 1920 photograph with interior view of Carleton Coon seated with his drum set in front of a sign: "The Original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orch

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

Head and shoulders portrait of Sally Rand.

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.

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 Jacob L. Loose Memorial Park, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of boys playing billiards, card games, and other games in the game room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard a

Circa 1920 photograph of Joe Sanders on the left and Carleton Coon on the right.

Photograph of the staff of the College Inn on 12th Street.

An early picture of the Mission Hills Country Club House, once located in Kansas City, Missouri.

Exterior photograph of the Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant advertising meals and delivery.

1920's photograph taken of Kansas City Monarchs players believed to be (left to right): Newt Joseph (seated); Newt Allen (seated); Carroll Ray

Yates Drive, which provided a new entrance to Swope Park from the north, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

Photograph of six boys performing a play at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.


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.