The Black Archives of Mid-America

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This photograph was taken looking north on Broadway Boulevard just north of 25th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The pictured portion of Broadway Boulevard has since been demolished and diverted to the west. The picture was taken where the Kansas City Internal Revenue Service (IRS) complex now stands.

This photograph was taken looking east-southeast at the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are billboards for Crystal White Family Soap and the 1926 silent film "A Social Celebrity" starring Louise Brooks and Adolphe Menjou.

Photograph of the residence of Winston and Addie Holmes, once located at 2221 Michigan Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Michigan Avenue between 22nd Street and 23nd Street. The sign affixed to the front of the house reads: "Pianos, Tuned & Repaired"

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.

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