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Photograph of the eight boys posed with their instruments as the Boys Hotel Band.

Photograph of two unidentified women seated by swimming pool at Fairyland Park.

Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra posed in costume as hayseeds, taken by Anderson Photo Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

Photograph of a large pavilion building standing in Overland Park, Kansas's Aviation Park.

Photograph of H. Roe Bartle, Boy Scout executive and future Kansas City mayor.

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey posing in front of her restaurant, Black Hawk Barbecue & Buffet.

1937-1938 photograph of Willetta Anthony, youngest sister of LeRoy Anthony, standing by an unidentified young boy [Eddo?].

Photograph of the street view of College Inn on 12th Street. The marquee is advertising Harlan Leonard's Orchestra.

Comic-style drawing depicting the fox hunting community in Johnson County, made as a gift for Joe and Steve Stubbs by Frank Huston, circa 1937.

Circa 1925 photograph with interior view of the original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra seated and posed with their instruments.

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union

Dance event advertisement for Davy Jones the 2nd and his 9 Musical Pirates under the direction of Phil Baxter at the Submarine Ballroom.

Photograph entitled "Wading Time" in which children play in the water near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road nea

Undated, autographed publicity portrait of Phil Baxter and his Texas Tommies from the Music Corporation of America (MCA).

Photograph of Ben Bernie, radio star and musician, with Frank Cromwell and Mayor Bryce Smith and other unidentified men at unidentified location wi

Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra posed in costume as hayseeds, taken by Anderson Photo Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

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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.