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Walt Disney seated at a drawing board

Walt Disney seated at a drawing board at Laugh-O-Gram Films/Disney Studio in Kansas City, Missouri.

Walt Disney et al. in staged shot on top of the McConahay Building

Staged shot with a fake camera on the roof of the Laugh-O-Gram building. Walt Disney holding a gun over Carman Maxwell; Ub Iwerks is "directing"; Adolph Kloepper behind the camera; Rudolf Ising standing in the background.

Voting in 25th Precinct of the 4th Ward During 1936 Election

Clipping entitled "Cast Votes Early" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. The caption states, "Voters in the twenty-fifth precinct of the Fourth ward were out early Tuesday morning at the polls. The photo shows some of them at 1604 East Thirty-first street at 6:15 a. m. casting their ballots. -Journal-Post Photo."

Troost Avenue Near 31st

Postcard of Troost Avenue looking north towards its intersection with 31st Street. The Wirthman Building with Isis Theatre at the southwest corner of 31st and Troost is shown in the left background.

Troost Avenue at Christmas Time

Photograph looking south along Troost Avenue from just north of 31st Street. Streets are shown outfitted with Christmas decorations. Isis Theatre and the Wirthman Building are pictured to the right.

The Major Clinic

Exterior photograph of the Major Clinic at 31st and Euclid. The clinic was owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major and was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

St. Vincent de Paul Academy

This photograph of St. Vincent de Paul Academy was taken looking northwest on Flora Avenue just south of 31st Street. This building is adjacent to the St. Vincent de Paul Church.

Phil Baxter's Texas Tommies

Texas Tommies in posed shot on stage at Submarine Ballroom, May 15, 1936. Phil Baxter shown standing third from right. The Submarine Ballroom was located in the Bright Building at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Prospect Avenue. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

Phil Baxter's El Torreon Orchestra

Group photograph of Phil Baxter's El Torreon Orchestra, taken by Anderson Photo Company, Kansas City, Missouri. The El Torreon Ballroom was located at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Gillham Plaza. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

Otto P. Higgins Inmate File: Urban Parole Recommendation

Letter from Louis F. and Mr. H. Urban regarding the parole of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55996-L. The Urban brothers write that they have done business with and been neighbors to the Higginses for 20 years and "have never heard a word of wrong doing concerning Mr. Higgins until he got mixed up in politics," and believe he deserves leniency. Higgins, the former director of the Kansas City Police Department, was sentenced to two years in the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth on charges of income tax evasion.

Milton Moore School

Photograph a distant exterior view of the Milton Moore School located on the south side of 31st Street between Cypress Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. It was named for Col. Milton Moore, a member of the Board of Education. This vantage point faces north-northeast from the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and Cypress Avenue.

Laugh-O-Gram office in the McConahay Building

A group of people working in the Laugh-O-Gram office, located in the second story of the McConahay Building at 31st Street and Forest Avenue. Posters for 'Jack and the Beanstalk', and for 'Goldie Locks and the Three Bears' are shown.