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Western University Band

Panoramic view of Western University Band at Muehlebach Field in 1925, G. H. Taylor, director. Source: Booker T. Washington.

Night Baseball Game at Muehlebach Field

Photograph of a nightime baseball game at Muehlebach Field at the northwest corner of 22nd Street and Brooklyn Avenue.

Muehlebach Field Dedication

Program distributed for the Muehlebach Field dedication on July 3, 1923, including a proclamation by Mayor Frank H. Cromwell recommending that "every employer forget the ever present serious side of life" in order to attend, and let employees attend, the opening game. To set the example, Cromwell declared that day a half-holiday for city employees. The program also notes speeches from George Muehlebach, the governors of Kansas and Missouri,and mayors of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. Photographs depict the stadium, the team, and local supporters.

Kansas City Monarchs' L. D. Livingston

Photograph of L. D. Livingston of the Kansas City Monarchs. The photo appears to be autographed "To Vessa From a Friend, L. D. Livingston." Vessa is likely VeEssa Spivey of Black Hawk Barbecue.

Kansas City Monarchs at Muehlebach Field

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City Monarchs at Muehlebach Field

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City Monarchs at Muehlebach Field

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City Monarchs at Muehlebach Field

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City Monarchs at Muehlebach Field

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Kansas City Monarchs

Panoramic photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs, including L-R: Jack Marshall (P), Hurley McNair (OF/P) , Newt Joseph (3B), Harold 'Yellowhorse' Morris (P), Heavy Johnson (OF), Newt Allen (1B/SS), 'Bullet Joe' Rogan (P), Jose Mendez (P), Dobie Moore (SS), Lemuel Hawkins (1B), William Bell (P), C. Bell, Dink Mothel (UT), Frank Duncan (C), Bill Drake (P), George Sweatt (CF), and Howard Bartlett (P).

First Football Game on Wyandotte Field

Photograph showing the first football game, between Wyandotte High School and Omaha Technical High School, on Wyandotte Field located at Washington Boulevard and Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, Kansas. Wyandotte High School, then located in downtown KCK, used the facilities, and later relocated to the site after the completion of its new building in 1937. The Westheight Golf Clubhouse is visible in the upper righthand corner.

Ball Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing Muehlebach Field (later Ruppert/Blues/Municipal Stadium), once located west of Brooklyn Avenue between 21st and 22nd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east-southeast towards the bases and right field. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Anna Dyer of Boston, Massachusetts.