Orphanages

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Photograph entitled "Six A.M.", showing boys waking up in the morning in a ward sleeping room at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph entitled "Clean Up", showing boys washing each other's hair in the bathroom at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of boys reading books and newspapers in the lobby of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of boys reading and studying in the library at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of Kansas City Mayor Sam B. Strother visiting the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue. Strother is posed shaking the hand of a boy with the other occupants of the hotel pictured behind them.

Photograph of a banquet in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of six boys performing a play at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of eight boys attending a class on dining etiquette with Mrs. White in the dining room of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of an automobile parked outside of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of the attendees of Judge E. E. Porterfield's Birthday Dinner Party posed in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue. Porterfield's group, Juvenile Improvement Club, raised $60,000 to open the Boys Hotel in 1912.

Photograph of White Hall at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street. The camp, named for the first two letters in each word of "Boys Hotel Camp", was a boarding school to young orphaned boys ages 9-14 before joining older boys at the Boys Hotel at 1601 Admiral Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street between Michigan Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The orphanage is celebrating the birthday of Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 30, 1937.

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