The Black Archives of Mid-America

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Half length view of William "Count" Basie with caption typed above: "Three years ago, William Basie was organist at a small Kansas City, Mo., theater, after a conservatory training at the University of Kansas.

Composite photograph showing the various talents of musician, dancer, and singer L.C. “Speedy” Huggins. This photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

This photograph was taken looking northeast on 12th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Washington Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

This photograph was taken looking south on The Paseo just north of 45th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

A document details the circulation statistics of the Kansas City American for the 8-month period ending in August 31, 1933. It shows patrons in five surrounding states including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.

This photograph was taken looking south-southeast on Main Street just south of 16th Street.

Photograph of the W. W. Yates School, known before 1918 as Lincoln School. Once located at the northwest corner of Campbell Street and 11th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north from just west of the intersection of 11th and Campbell.

Excerpts of the April 7, 1931 program for the Fourteenth Annual Fashion Show at Convention Hall under the auspices of Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary No. 1. These excerpts include information about Wheatley-Provident Hospital staff, including portraits of Dr. Thomas C. Unthank, Professor Joe E. Herriford, Dr. J. Edward Perry, Dr. W. H.

Photograph of the residence of J. H. Bryant, once located at 2407 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Highland Avenue, just south of 24th Street.

Portrait photograph of jazz singer Myra Taylor, taken by the Studna-Sims-Millard photo studio in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Photograph of the the Industrial Arts Class at Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

This photograph was taken looking west on 31st Street just west of Gillham Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

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