The Black Archives of Mid-America

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An accreditation certificate for Wheatley-Provident Hospital Nursing School by the Missouri State Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Missouri.

This photograph was taken looking west-northwest on 15th Street (now Truman Road) between Campbell and Harrison Streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Highway 71 and Interstate Highway 670. An advertisement for Benzo-Gas is shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards.

This photograph was taken looking east-northeast on 12th Street just west of Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Pictured are Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company billboards (left) and Hotel Washington and Cordova Hotel.

This photograph was taken looking west on 19th Street just east of Grand Avenue.

Photograph of the doctors of General Hospital #2, a hospital for African-Americans once located just north of the intersection of 22nd Street and McCoy Avenue (now Kenwood Avenue). This vantage point faces west towards the southeastern entrance to the hospital.

Photograph of 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 southwest from Forest Avenue.

Six members of the Chauncey Downs Orchestra performing with drums, three saxophones, a trumpet and an upright bass. "CD" (Chauncey Downs) is written on the three band stands in front of each seated saxophone player.

Photograph of Jimmy Keith posed with his tenor saxophone and his band in silhouette behind him. This Christie studio photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Portrait photograph of Winston and Addie Holmes taken by the Williams Photo Studio, 1808 Vine Street, Kansas City, Missouri. Winston Holmes was a Kansas City producer and promoter in the 1920's and owner of Meritt records.

This photograph was taken looking west-northwest at the intersection of 6th Street Trafficway and Grand Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. Almost all of the buildings in this photograph were demolished for the construction of Interstate Highway 35/70.

Photograph of the Lincoln High School Class of 1933 posed outside of the main entrance to the school. Lincoln High School was once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north 19th Street just east of Tracy Avenue.

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.

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