Photograph of the members of the Over the Top Club, part of the congregation of the Vine Street Baptist Church. This photograph was taken by Williams Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, sometime before 1931 when the church moved to 2501 The Paseo and was renamed Paseo Baptist Church.
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This photograph was taken looking west on the northwest corner of Admiral Boulevard and Harrison Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The buildings pictured have since been demolished for the construction of Interstate Highway 70.
Early 1940s photograph of Macedonia Baptist Church congregation members as they depart on a trolley ride to Fairyland (7501 Prospect Avenue) for an annual church picnic there. Reverend Preston Allen, Sr. is pictured standing at the door of the streetcar parked near 22nd Street and Troost Avenue.
Photograph of Kansas City ministers [possibly as part of a New Era District meeting] with leaders of the Women's Missionary Union posed outside of the main entrance to the Paseo Baptist Church. Included in the picture are Rev. D. A. Holmes, Rev. C. S Scott, Rev. S. S. Stamps, Rev. I. H. Henderson, Jr., Rev. Hollins, Mrs.
This photograph was taken looking east on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just west of Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Highway 71 and Interstate Highway 670.
Photograph of the W. W. Yates School, known before 1918 as Lincoln School (right) and Lincoln High School (left). Once located at the northwest corner of Campbell Street and 11th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 11th and Campbell.
This photograph was taken looking west on 15th Street (now Truman Road) just east of Garfield Avenue.
Photograph of the former residence of the deceased Professor Riel William Foster, once located at 1215 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on The Paseo between 12th Street and 13th Street. Foster was the principal of the Douglass School from 1886-1912 and then the Wendell Phillips School until his death in 1916.
Chauncey Downs and five unidentified women behind a microphone with instrumentalists in the background.
This photograph of the Southeast Side Business District was taken looking southeast from the intersection of Prospect Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are four Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards. 18th & Prospect Drugstore and stores located on two of the other corners.
Reproduction of a photograph of saxophonist Earl Malcolm "Jock" Caruthers, Sr. (1910-1971). Caruthers played extensively in St. Louis and Kansas City throughout his life.
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.