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Image Gallery

Exterior view of back entrance to Pla-Mor Ballroom, once located at 3142 Main Street, no date. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Bell Peters.

Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra at a baby grand piano, taken by Bert Studio, K.C..

Photograph of the entrance to College Inn, including signs advertising the Drumboogie Cavaliers playing nightly, as well as floor shows and dancing

Photograph of a Church of the Annunciation pastor and group of children dressed for a Greek Independence Day celebration during the 1920s.

Portrait photograph of the 1899 Kansas City, Missouri councilmen's baseball team. Pictured on top from left to right: Lewis B.

1899

Photograph of Electric Park at night, once located at 46th Street and The Paseo.

1910

Studio portrait of George E. Kessler. Kessler was instrumental in developing Kansas City's unique park and boulevard system.

1914

Photograph with slide description: "Wading pool, The Grove, 1914." This vantage point faces east from just north of Benton Plaza between

1914

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City,

6 /26 /1917

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City,

6 /26 /1917

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City,

6 /26 /1917

Small book containing prints of Kansas City attractions, including the outside and grand lobby of Union Station, Grand Avenue looking south from 8t

1918

Photograph of Nicholas Madgey, Francis Ruyssers, Joseph Ruyssers, and Henry Ruyssers (left to right) standing by the Ruyssers family Model T Ford.

1918

Photograph of the founding members of the Order of DeMolay, an organization connected to the Masonic Lodge.

1919

Photograph with full body view of Sgt. Joe Sanders in military uniform. Taken at Camp Bowie, Texas.

1919

Interior of Brookside Hall, Miss Helen Thomes' dance class in session.

1920

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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.