The Black Archives of Mid-America

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Half length view of Count Basie.

This photograph was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Maple Boulevard and Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

1926-1927 photograph of LeRoy Anthony, Thelma Anthony-Scott, and Ruby Anthony-Miller posed on an imitation reindeer during their visit with Santa Claus at the Jones Store in downtown, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the residence of Anna H. Jones, located at 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Montgall Avenue, just north of 25th Street.

Photograph of a big band on stage labeled "Don Juan's All-Spanish Dance Band."

Photograph of the residence of Dr. Solomon H. Thompson, once located at 1321 North 8th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces east on North 8th Street, just south of Everett Avenue.

This photograph was taken looking south-southwest at the intersection of 18th Street and The Paseo. A Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building and a billboard poster for Harris-Goar is shown in the background.

Photograph of the R. T. Coles Vocational School Class of 1938 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.

Photograph of John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (November 13, 1991 - October 6, 2006), a first baseman and manager in the Negro American League. He played for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1938 until 1955. O'Neil is pictured head and shoulders in a coat and tie with graying hair.

Photograph of the Vine Street Baptist Church Choir outside of the church building at 1825 Vine Street. This photograph was taken sometime before 1931 when the church moved to 2501 The Paseo and was renamed Paseo Baptist Church.

Photograph of the residence of Professor James D. Bowser, once located at 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest at the intersection of 24th Street and The Paseo.

This photograph was taken looking north Prospect Avenue from just south of 20th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards and the Prospect Ave Carlines and the 27th Street Carline.