T. H. Holder’s orchestra posed with instruments; Claude Williams on left end. Source: Claude Williams.
Kansas City Museum / Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri
Portrait of William Rockhill Nelson, no date. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Exterior view of back entrance to Pla-Mor Ballroom, once located at 3142 Main Street, no date. Source: Art McClure/Jennie Bell Peters.
Circa 1937 photograph of Count Basie (piano) and Herman Walder (saxophone) at Street's Blue Room, part of the Street Hotel at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 18th Street. Source: Herman Walder.
Undated, autographed publicity portrait of Phil Baxter and his Texas Tommies from the Music Corporation of America (MCA). Baxter writes, "To my Friend and Pal, Cliff Vocalbury, yours, Phil B."
Kansas City delegation to the inauguration of President Rubio of Mexico stand before their Ford Tri-Motor airplane with Municipal Airport building in background, February 2, 1930. Municipal Airport (known currently as Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport) is located on the opposite side of the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers.
Jay McShann at piano with his orchestra posed around, no date. Source: Charles Goodwin.
Portrait of Frank H. Cromwell, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1922-1924. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
The Official Program of the First International 300-Mile Speed Classic: Grand Opening of the Kansas City Speedway on September 17, 1922, a dedication by the American Legion of Missouri and Kansas. The program includes local advertisements, a schedule of events, articles on racetrack facilities, and bios of the racers.
Food baskets for fifth ward residents during the depression. This vantage point faces northwest towards ABC Storage at 3244 Main Street. A Monarch Storage truck is shown parked at the intersection of Main Street and Warner Plaza. Source: Bernard Ragan.
Editorial cartoon by S. J. Ray entitled "Somehow I Don't Feel Too Hopeful", no date. The drawing shows depictions of "ghost votes" and "protected crime" looking at a depiction of "election and police board appointments". Source: Vivian Fredericks.
Portrait of Bill "Count" Basie, headshot, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.