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Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra, likely taken at the Chestnut Inn circa 1940. Pictured are Elbert "Coots" Dye, piano; Ernie Henderson, vocals; Gene Carter, saxophone; Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Jimmy Hill, guitar. Also pictured is their "Feed the Kitty" tip jar.

Architectural image of the interior of the Pla-Mor Ballroom created by Charles A. Smith of Kansas City, Missouri.

Pro Forma Decree of Incproration of the Negro Musicians Association from the Missouri Secretary of State.

Photograph of an audience watching a baseball game at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Call building that appears to have been taken from inside an automobile.

Photograph of Bennie Moten, standing in second row at right, and his band pose with their tour bus in front of a music shop.

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey posing with two other women and a car that has been decorated for a parade and with an advertisement for Black Hawk Barbecue.

Letter from Alma Henderson and Dorothy H. Davis, co-chairmen of The Call's Club Greeting Committee, to members of local clubs regarding the possibility of placing Christmas greetings and other messages in the paper during the holiday season.

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

Photograph of an outside dining area behind Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant.

Panoramic photograph of the bands of the Musicians Protective Union Local 627, assembled for the annual Battle of the Bands at Paseo Hall, followed by a parade to the Musicians Association Building at 1823 Highland Avenue, where this picture was taken.

Menu from Lone Star Gardens, advertising "REAL FLOOR SHOWS," and listing available cocktails and lunch options.

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