Photograph of the First Annual Picnic of the Stern Slegman Prins Company, a garment manufacturer in Kansas City, Missouri. Segregation is shown as black workers are pictured separately from white workers. This vantage point faces west towards the entrance to 1000 Broadway.
Kansas City Museum / Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri
Navy blue police buttoned-down uniform worn by a captain of the Metropolitan Police Department of Kansas City, Missouri. The outfit features a captain's police cap with black detail, collar letters "K.C.P.D.", three black stripes at the wrists, emblem buttons, and pleated pants with pastel blue stripes at the side.
Late 1930's pastel teal, short-sleeve, shirt-waist dress created by Nelly Don Inc. The garment features rhinestone buttoned top and matching belt worn at the natural waist.
Circa 1926 beige flapper dress with beaded floral detail sold by Rubins, Kansas City, Missouri.
Size 38 iridescent green wool men's jacket created by the Kansas City Custom Garment Company in the 1940's. Included is a patterned tie fashionable during the period.
Calf-length black dress with floral embroidery detail and fabric waist belt created by Nelly Don Inc. in the 1940's.
Banner for the Coat and Suit Workers Local 270 of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, as seen on display at the entrance to the Kansas City Garment District Museum.
Two-piece dress and petticoat created in the 1940's by the Gernes Garment Company for the Gay Gibson brand. The dress features a pink and green floral pattern on a black background with buttoned down top. The attached petticoat underneath features a solid salmon pink color with a single-layer ruffle at the bottom.
Circa 1935 black, three-piece beach pajama with multicolor floral pattern created by Nelly Don Inc. This outdoor loungewear features yoked, high-waist, wide-legged trousers, sleeveless blouse, and accompanying waisted, bell-sleeved coverup.
Bus Moten band at the Reno Club with Hot Lips Page at the microphone, no date. Source: Frank Driggs.
Panoramic view of Western University Band at Muehlebach Field in 1925, G. H. Taylor, director. Source: Booker T. Washington.
Circa 1938 photograph of marching band with majorettes in front marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel and a streetcar are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.