Exterior of Nifty and Dandy Club at the northeast corner of 14th Street and Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, no date. This vantage point faces east-northeast from the intersection of 14th and Highland. Source: Frank Driggs.
Kansas City Museum / Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri
Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935.
Interior of speakeasy/nightclub Dante's Inferno, once located at 1104 Independence Avenue. This photograph was taken circa 1934 by Kaufman Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Ida Minturn.
1940 Special Tax Stamp receipt for Paradise Inn in order to act as a retail liquor dealer. Paradise Inn was once located near the intersection of Highway 40 and Skiles Avenue near the eastern limits of Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Ida Minturn.
Headshot portrait of George E. Lee, leader of the George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra, in a tuxedo, ca. 1926. Source: Charles Goodwin.
Advertisement for Imperial Brewing Co., no date. The advertisement reads, "A. F. Stoeger, Geo. Schraubstadter, Imperial Brewing Co., Brewers of High Grade Kansas City Lager Beer. Patronize and Encourage Home Industry.
13 piece swing orchestra, part of WPA Federal Music Project playing at the Kansas City Boy's Orphan Home, Sept. 16, 1938. The Kansas City Boy's Orphan Home was once located at the northwestern corner of 43rd Street, Westport Avenue (now Westport Road), and Belleview Avenue. Source: Lawrence Denton.
Circa 1938 photograph of majorettes marching west at 18th Street and The Paseo in Black Elks parade. Source: Black Economic Union.
Portrait of John B. Gage, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1940-1946. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Dance event advertisement for Davy Jones the 2nd and his 9 Musical Pirates under the direction of Phil Baxter at the Submarine Ballroom. The Submarine Ballroom was located in the Bright Building at the southeast corner of 31st Street and Prospect Avenue. Source: Cliff Haliburton.
Jam session at St. Mary's Church at the northwest corner of Ann Avenue and North 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, no date. Source: John Randazzo.
Portrait of George H. Edwards, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1916-1918. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).