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Photographs

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

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Photographs

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

Genre: 
Photographs

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

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Photographs

Photograph of an unidentified band onstage at the College Inn on 12th Street.

Genre: 
Ephemera

Menu for Club Continental, owned by Sam Morris and Eddie Spitz, including cocktails, wines, and other drink options.

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Photographs
Ephemera

Souvenir photograph from the College Inn, showing Marjorie Wright, Johnnie Wright, Ruth Wright, Gerry Kenney, Clarence Kenney, Beulah Koonse, and Eddie Spitz and Vearl Osadchey.

Genre: 
Programs

Program for a "Battle of the Champions" Walkathon Speed Derby at the Pla-More Amusement Center, produced by Sam Fox. King Brady, Hal Brown, Art Wolfe, and Marvin Hobaugh served as MCs. The program includes competitors, advertisements, rules and regulations for the competition, and pictures of other Pla-Mor events.

Genre: 
Ephemera

Cocktail menu and listing of packaged liquors available for sale at The Pink Elephant, "Kansas City's Most Beautiful Cocktail Room," located at the Hotel Stats on 12th Street. The cover notes that for patron protection, "every bottle of liquor in this hotel is registered and carries a permanent number."

Genre: 
Photographs

Photograph of Edward "Eddie Spitz" Ochadsey behind his bar at the College Inn and presenting Himm Walker's De Luxe Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

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Photographs

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

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Correspondence

Letter to Sam M. Wear from the Aladdin Hotel commenting on Harry S. Truman: "If some one don't stop him, it looks like he will back in Independence looking for a job. Don't you think so?"

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Photographs

Circa 1940 photograph of dancers at Municipal Auditorium, located on 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. Source: John Randazzo

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