The Black Archives of Mid-America

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Photographs

Photograph of pioneering social worker Minnie Crosswaithe wearing a coat and hat.

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Programs

Front cover of the April 6, 1926 program for the Ninth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. This excerpt includes an advertisement for the Barker De Luxe Market.

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Photographs

Photograph of the interior and exterior of the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2, built in 1928 as an annex to the Tuberculosis Hospital built in 1914. Captioned: "Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2 is situated in the country, outside of the city limits, on high spot to the west of U. S. highway No. 40. It is a new building, constructed in accordance with the latest ideas on the treatment of tuberculosis, and has the most modern equipment. It is a free hospital, giving treatment until patient is discharged with disease arrested.

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Photographs

Photograph of Henley L. Cox, principal of Wendell Phillips School from 1916 until his death in 1947.

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Photographs

Head and shoulders view of Kansas City Call editor and publisher Lucile Harris Bluford (1911-2003) from a high school senior picture.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church Adult Choir under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes. This photograph was taken by Stiger photo studio facing east towards the main entrance to Paseo Baptist Church.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking north at the intersection of the Troost Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Troost carlines, M&C Pharmacy, and a sign for 'veneered panels' are shown in the picture.

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Photographs

This photograph was taken looking north towards Southwest Boulevard on Broadway just south of 21st Street

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Photographs

Photograph of nurses holding degrees outside of the main entrance to the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, located on the western side of Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west towards the main entrance.

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Photographs

Photograph of the attendees of the Sunflower Grand Lodge Knights of Pythis and Grand Court 39th Annual Session at the 8th Street Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas, July 26-28, 1932. This photograph was taken by Williams Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri and facing west towards the main entrance to the church.

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Photographs

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1937 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School opened in the old Lincoln High School building at the northeast corner of 19th Street and Tracy Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, for the 1936/1937 academic year. The school offered a junior high curriculum to ninth grade students and trades, including domestic and mechanical arts, to tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

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Photographs

Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street between Michigan Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The orphanage is celebrating the birthday of Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 30, 1937.

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