LaBudde Special Collections at the University of Missouri – Kansas City

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Photographs

A 1939 photograph two wrecked houses after a tornado struck Allen's Addition (also known as Hollie Addition, near 37th Street and Topping Avenue) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Genre: 
Ephemera

An invitation to the World Bridge Olympic at Elk's Rest at the Lincoln Building, 18th & Vine on Monday, May 1, 1933. This championship bridge event includes bridge hands that are "delivered by special messenger service in sealed packages."

Genre: 
Manuscripts

Manuscript in which Milton C. Lewis outlines talking points (possibly for a speech) concerning political, social, and economic issues that affect the Kansas City black community. The first talking point mentions the Pendergast Machine and efforts to dismantle it.

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Photographs

Earl Hines, Count Basie, and Dave Dexter standing around a radio (or possibly a phonograph) looking down at a record in Dexter's hand at Basie's birthday celebration.

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Photographs

Ed Flynn, wearing a light suit and tie, and Benny Carter, wearing a tuxedo, seated on a couch. Dave Dexter is crouched next to Carter wearing a pinstripe suite and smiling.

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Photographs

Marion Cauger, friend of Walt Disney, seated on a statue of a lion at the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. Marion was the nephew of Arthur V. Cauger, operator of the Kansas City Slide Company at 2449 Charlotte Street. A. V. Cauger employeed both Marion and Walt at the company.

Genre: 
Ephemera

Invitation from the Frog Club, Inc. to a casual spring party at Elk's Rest.

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Photographs

Mary Lou Williams and Andy Kirk looking over an arrangement of "Moten Swing" for Decca Records "Kansas City Jazz" album produced by Dave Dexter. Williams is playing the piano and Kirk is standing next to her, holding music in one hand and a drink in the other hand while looking down.

Genre: 
Ephemera

Invitation to Kansas City's Resident Theatre preview performance of "Susan and God" on January 12, 1940 at the Resident Theatre Playhouse.

Genre: 
Ephemera

Invitation from the Alpha Chapter of the Lamda Alpha Phi Sorority to an at home event on Sunday October 27, 1940.

Genre: 
Photographs

Publicity photo of the Boogie-Woogie Boys featuring Pete Johnson, Meade "Lux" Lewis, Joe Turner, and Albert Ammons. All four are smiling, wearing tuxedoes with white handkerchiefs, and facing forward in two rows.

Genre: 
Photographs

A 1920 photograph of Milton C. Lewis.

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