Group pose identified on the drum as Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra, Gayety Theatre Bldg., Kansas City Missouri. Includes Joe Sanders at the piano and Carleton Coon by smaller drum. Other members not identified. Believed to be early group, although probably not the first.
Riverside Jockey Club 6th Day official program listing details of the day's eight races, including horse owners, trainers, and jockeys.
Program for a concert featuring contralto Marian Anderson as part of the "Annual Douglas [sic] Celebration". Biographies of numerous musicians and writers are included, and the program also notes that Frederick Douglass has three grandchildren residing in Kansas City.
Portrait of St. Stephen's Baptist Church pastor Rev. Raymond J. Jordan, whose home and work addresses and phone numbers are listed. Jordan also served as president of the General Baptist Convention of Missouri and Kansas.
Photograph of the Beau Brummel Club's 15th anniversary celebration at the Elk's Place Restaurant.
Inside cover describes the volume as "the story of a trip South that was taken April 9, 1920, by 27 Negro Business and Professional Men of Kansas City and the Biography of each..." The story was published as a serial in the Kansas City Call. The back of the booklet contains advertisements for a number of local businesses.
Crown Drugstore lunch counter menu from the 1930s listing drinks, ice cream, sandwiches, and other items.
Contract between Musicians' Protective Union Local 627 and Harlan Leonard on terms for a performance from 10 PM to 1 AM at Co-Eds Club.
Handbill advertising Lawrence Denton and His Seibrand Bros. Circus Orchestra performing at Shine Hall. Admission is thirty-five cents and attendeees are instructed to "come for fun ... not to fight!"
Invitation to a Kansas City Playboys Social Club event, including a listing of officers and members of the Club, and instructing people to "Get hip to the jive with the Playboys of K.C."
Letter from Alma Henderson and Dorothy H. Davis, co-chairmen of The Call's Club Greeting Committee, to members of local clubs regarding the possibility of placing Christmas greetings and other messages in the paper during the holiday season.
Invitation to the Sky-high "12" Club's 3rd Annual Spring Dance at Lincoln Hall.
Permit for Dancing granted for a dance with "Co Eds" at Lincoln Hall from the Kansas City Department of Welfare, Division of Recreation.
Handbill advertising Harrison Blackburn and His Happy Entertainers, appearing with the Lawrence Denton Orchestra, at Little Casino "just a half block west of Main on Second Street."
Menu from Lone Star Gardens, advertising "REAL FLOOR SHOWS," and listing available cocktails and lunch options.
Ticket for Friday night dancing to the Rythm Musketeers, a "Broadcasting Dance Band." It notes that "Clubs and Lodges [are] given half of Profits."
Musicians' Protective Union membership card for William "Count" Basie for the year 1933. E. M. Jefferson is listed as the union secretary.
Photograph of twelve men with medical paraphernalia labeled "Internes" at Kansas City's African-American General Hospital No. 2.
Photograph of The Call newspaper staff outside of their office at 1715 E. 18th Street. Lucile Bluford is shown top row, fourth from left. Chester Franklin is shown seated, front center.