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Baseball Game, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game between the Army and Navy at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity part of the Works Progress Administration.

Baseball Game, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.

Baseball Game, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas. The game was part of a program supported by the Works Progress Administration.

Baptising African-Americans near Edwardsville, Kansas

Photograph of a large group, prior to 1900, baptizing African-Americans at Murphy's pasture near Edwardsville, in Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Band Rehearsal, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas. Such bands, and their public performances, were an important part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Music Project.

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway's Switch Engines in the Argentine yards

1920s photograph of switch engines belonging to the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway in the Argentine rail yards in Kansas City, Kansas.

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House, Kansas City, Missouri

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. Over 9,000 meals were served at the restaurant in a 24-hour period.

Armourdale Baseball Club

Photograph showing an Armourdale baseball team in Kansas City, Kansas, likely taken in the 1910s. Noted on the back of the image is that the team was managed by Sandy Hanson.

Argentine Mill, Kansas City, Kansas

Photograph of a grain elevator by a railroad in the Argentine industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. On the image "C.A Fellows Contractor Topeka, Kansas 1921" is written.

Application for Admission to W.C.T.U. Home

Blank application for admission to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home in Kansas City, Kansas. Included are questions regarding the applicant's medical, familial, religious, and financial background. Personal references are also requested.

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Picnic

Photograph of members of the Greek Orthodox Annunciation Church at a picnic, including Apostoli Kartsonis, Tom Jianas, Mrs. Jianis, Mrs. Longas, Mrs. Steve Sakoulas, George Sakoulas, Mary Solas, and other unidentified people, at Walnut Grove Park near 103rd & State Line, circa 1940.

AHEPA Heart of America Chapter First Annual Picnic

Photograph of a group of men assembled for the first annual picnic of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Heart of America Chapter No. 73, a social and charitable organization for Greek immigrants and their descendants. The picnic took place in Walnut Grove Park in south Kansas City, Missouri, in July 1926.