Sports and Entertainment

Image Gallery

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

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

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Photograph of the Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant, as well as the Lydia Market and Lydia Plaza buildings in the background.

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

Walt Disney's Laugh-O-Gram office, located in the second story of the McConahay Building at 31st Street and Forest Avenue.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of tennis players at Big Eleven Lake athletic event, Work's Progress Administration Recreation Supervis

Photograph of Lois Hutchins Sanders posing in a tiled room circa 1935.

Photograph of the exterior of Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium, ca. 1930s.

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

Photograph of Marguerite Peet mounted on her pony "Skippy" at the American Royal in 1929 or 1930.

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

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

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 people playing tennis at the North Terrace Park tennis courts.

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.