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Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital Dedication on Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street at 2:30 pm on September 29, 1918. This vantage point faces northwest on Forest Avenue from just 19th Street. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is pictured in the far background.

Date: 
September 29th 1918

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital Dedication on Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street at 2:30 pm on September 29, 1918. This vantage point faces east towards the platform on the western side of Forest Avenue. The hospital is pictured on the left.

Date: 
September 29th 1918

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, located on the western side of Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the Forest Avenue entrance.

The certificate of incorporation for defunct Democratic Kansas City newspaper, the Kansas City American. This document was issued by Charles U. Becker, the secretary of state for the state of Missouri.

Date: 
October 31st 1929

A document details the circulation statistics of the Kansas City American for the 8-month period ending in August 31, 1933. It shows patrons in five surrounding states including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.

Date: 
1933

A reprint of an article clipped from defunct Kansas City newspaper, The Kansas City American. This clipping documents the shift in local and national politics in which black voters begin to support Democratic candidates. Felix H. Payne and the Central United Democratic Committee provides an endorsement for Judge James V. Billings for Judge of the Supreme Court, urging readers to "join us August 2, [1938,] primary election day, to go to the polls in your community..."

Date: 
1938

The Generalite, 1940 is a yearbook for the General Hospital Number Two, Class of 1940. Included are portraits of Dr. Edwin Henry Schorer, director of Health for Kansas City, Missouri; Dr. Percy C. Turner, Superintendent for General Hospital No. 2; Lorenda S. Harris, R. N., Superintendent of Nurses; and Miss Bernice F. Brown, R. N., Instructor of Nurses. Also included are group photographs of the staff physicians, staff nurses, graduate nurses, and students of each graduating class.

Date: 
1940

In this letter, John E. Carlson compliments Chauncey Downs on his performance at the Minstrel Show and hopes that "more entertainments of this fine sort will be given by the Monrovian Club."

Reuben Street

Full length view of Street Hotel owner Reuben Street standing in front of his car on the street in front of his hotel at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 18th Street. This vantage point faces northeast from just east of this intersection.

Photograph of Jimmy Keith posed with his tenor saxophone and his band in silhouette behind him. This Christie studio photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Portrait photograph of jazz singer Myra Taylor, taken by the Studna-Sims-Millard photo studio in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Composite photograph showing the various talents of musician, dancer, and singer L.C. “Speedy” Huggins. This photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Naomi Feaster's graduate diploma from the R. T. Coles Junior High School in Kansas City, Missouri.

Date: 
June 11th 1943

Reproduction of a photograph of saxophonist Earl Malcolm "Jock" Caruthers, Sr. (1910-1971). Caruthers played extensively in St. Louis and Kansas City throughout his life.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church Adult Choir under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes. This photograph was taken by Stiger photo studio facing east towards the main entrance to Paseo Baptist Church.

Date: 
July 16th 1939

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church congregation posed in celebration of the church's fifty-sixth anniversary. This photograph was taken facing east towards the main entrance of Paseo Baptist Church.

Date: 
August 26th 1940

Photograph of the Vine Street Baptist Church Choir outside of the church building at 1825 Vine Street. This photograph was taken sometime before 1931 when the church moved to 2501 The Paseo and was renamed Paseo Baptist Church.

Photograph of the members of the Over the Top Club, part of the congregation of the Vine Street Baptist Church. This photograph was taken by Williams Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, sometime before 1931 when the church moved to 2501 The Paseo and was renamed Paseo Baptist Church.

Photograph of the Alpha Lyra Glee Club, under the direction of Mrs. D. A. Holmes.

Photograph of Kansas City ministers [possibly as part of a New Era District meeting] with leaders of the Women's Missionary Union posed outside of the main entrance to the Paseo Baptist Church. Included in the picture are Rev. D. A. Holmes, Rev. C. S Scott, Rev. S. S. Stamps, Rev. I. H. Henderson, Jr., Rev. Hollins, Mrs. Leeks, Carolyn Ealy, Ethel K. Thomas, Mrs. L. P. Payne, Georgia Craft, Lillie Livingston, Audra Malone, Emma Lawson, and Mary Bostic. This photograph was taken sometime after 1931 when the Paseo Baptist Church was completed.

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