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.
Kansas City Museum / Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri
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.
Portrait of Walter Prescott Neff, or Walter Neff, chairman of the board of the Daily Drovers Telegram newspaper at 1505 Genesee Street. Neff was born in Indiana in 1866 and came to Kansas City in 1887 as the paper's editor. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Snapshot on stage of Count Basie at piano, Lester Young at mic, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.
Herman Walder and Joe Jammer at the Paseo Tap Room at 1416 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, no date. Source: Herman Walder.
Collage assembled in 1925 of the Presidents of The Commercial Club of Kansas City and it's successor The Chamber of Commerce. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Negative of the Kansas City area’s first airmail with Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. This photograph was taken by R. S. Knowlson at the American Legion field. American Legion field was located at 67th St. and Belinder Road (now Avenue) in Mission Hills, Kansas.
Newspaper clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post, Sunday, July 8, 1934; “Photographs of Men of Prominence in Kansas City and Vicinity”. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).
Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra, taken by Bert Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.
Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks parade crowd on south side of 18th Street, between The Paseo and Vine Street, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.