Portrait photographs

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Mr. Half-and-Half

The Half and Half entertainer, half man and half woman, posed for full-length portrait at Dante's Inferno in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Half-and-Half would regularly perform there as a singer, comedian, and impersonator, ca. 1935. Source: Ida Minturn.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofman

Photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Hofman, friends who were playing bridge with the Bennetts when Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over the bridge game. Mrs. Bennett was acquitted. Photo appeared in the "Kansas City Journal-Post," Thursday, February 26, 1931.

Missouri vs. Maurice W. Nagle: Portrait of Maurice Nagle

Exhibit used in evidence for Case No. 30588: State of Missouri, Respondent, vs. Maurice W. Nagle, Appellant. This portrait of Nagle was taken by Anderson Photo Studio on June 20, 1928 while Nagle was in custody after an alleged robbery six days prior.

Missouri vs. Adam Richetti: State's Exhibit 3

Mug shot of Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti. The state alleged that "that appellant [Richetti] with two notorious criminals "Pretty Boy" Floyd and Verne Miller, perpetrated the massacre in the attempted execution of a conspiracy to liberate convict Nash."

Missouri vs. Adam Richetti: State's Exhibit 16

Photograph of Vivian Mathias, Vernon C. Miller's girlfriend. This photograph was used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti. Mathias plead guilty in a separate case to concealing and harboring Miller in his Chicago apartment after the Union Station Massacre.

Missouri State Association of Negro Teachers Fifty-Third Annual Convention

Program for the fifty-third annual convention for the Missouri State Association of Negro Teachers. The convention took place from November 16 - 19, 1938 with most events held at Lincoln High School at the northeast corner of 22nd Street and Woodland Avenue. Portrait photographs of participants and a photograph of Lincoln High School is included.

Minnie Crosswaithe

Photograph of pioneering social worker Minnie Crosswaithe wearing a coat and hat.

Men of Prominence in Kansas City and Vicinity

Newspaper clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post, Sunday, July 8, 1934; “Photographs of Men of Prominence in Kansas City and Vicinity”. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Mayor William E. Kemp

Portrait of William E. Kemp, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1946-1954. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Mayor Sam B. Strother

Portrait of Sam B. Strother, Mayor of Kansas City MO in 1922. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Mayor John B. Gage

Portrait of John B. Gage, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1940-1946. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Mayor James Cowgill

Portrait of James Cowgill, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1918-1922. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).