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Negative of air mail planes at American Legion Field, taken by R. S. Knowlson, Kansas City, Missouri, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. American Legion field was located at 67th St. and Belinder Road (now Avenue) in Mission Hills, Kansas. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

Portrait photograph of the 1899 Kansas City, Missouri councilmen's baseball team. Pictured on top from left to right: Lewis B. Sawyer, 7th Ward, center field; Jesse L. Jewell, 3rd Ward, second base; O. Hansford Swearingen, 5th Ward, catcher; Claus Swanson, 4th Ward, right field; and John Moran, 2nd Ward, third base.

Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra at a baby grand piano, taken by Bert Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

Bennie Moten's Orchestra, posed with instruments, ca. 1926. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra posed in costume as hayseeds, taken by Anderson Photo Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

Circa 1938 photograph of a military unit marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel, Country Club Beer, Elnora's Cafe, and Crown Drug Co. are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Dust Bowl period photograph of Union Station during a dust storm on March 20, 1935. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station from just east of Main Street.

Circa 1938 photograph of a men marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel, Country Club Beer, Elnora's Cafe, and Crown Drug Co. are pictured in background. Source: Black Economic Union.

Andy Kirk and his 12 Clouds of Joy publicity photo featuring Kirk and two other members of band, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

Harlan Leonard band in recording studio, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

Negative of air mail planes at American Legion Field, taken by R. S. Knowlson, Kansas City, Missouri, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. American Legion field was located at 67th St. and Belinder Road (now Avenue) in Mission Hills, Kansas. Source: Lou Holland Aviation Collection, courtesy of the Kansas City Museum.

Front page of El Torreon News, Vol. 2, No. 8, Saturday, November 3, 1928. This issue advertises a performance from "Red" Nichols on Sunday, November 4 and an Election Dance on Tuesday, November 6. The El Torreon Ballroom was located at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Gillham Road (now Gillham Plaza).

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