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Photographs

Photograph of Andy Kirk and the Clouds of Joy with Mary Lou Williams at the piano.

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Programs

Riverside Jockey Club 6th Day official program listing details of the day's eight races, including horse owners, trainers, and jockeys.

Lawrence Denton and His Seibrand Brothers Circus Orchestra Handbill
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Ephemera

Handbill advertising Lawrence Denton and His Seibrand Bros. Circus Orchestra performing at Shine Hall. Admission is thirty-five cents and attendeees are instructed to "come for fun ... not to fight!"

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Photographs

View looking west along 18th Street. The Boone and Gem Theaters can be seen on the north side of the street.

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Photographs

Photograph of men standing outside of the Kansas City Call Building. This vantage point faces south from 18th Street between Woodland Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Miscellaneous Documents

Contract for the sale of 1823 Highland Avenue, which was to become the headquarters of Musician's Protective Union No. 627. The property was sold for $4750.

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Photographs

Mid-1920s photograph of the Eblon Theater Orchestra with drummer Samuel "Baby" Lovett (far left) and musical director & ragtime composer James Scott (second from right).

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Photographs

Portrait of Leroy "Buster" Berry with his banjo.

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Photographs

Photograph of men standing outside of, and entering, the Kansas City Call Building. This vantage point faces south from 18th Street between Woodland Avenue and Highland Avenue.

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Ephemera

Crown Drugstore lunch counter menu from the 1930s listing drinks, ice cream, sandwiches, and other items.

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Photographs

Photograph of William H. Spivey (left) and VeEssa Spivey (right), owners of Black Hawk Barbecue. They are posing with the Black Hawk Barbecue delivery scooter.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra: Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Jimmy Hill, guitar; et al.. Also pictured is their "Feed the Kitty" tip jar.

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