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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Xavier Cougat Band
Autographed photograph with an unidentified stage view of the Xavier Cougat band and performers.
Wow Voyager: Light Sculpture as Sets
Photo and article about the light sculpture used as setting by the Kansas City Ballet.
World War I Veterinary Corp Banquet
Interior group scene of World War I soldiers seated at tables and identified as "Alpha Psi, banquet and dance at Hotel Patten, Chattanooga, Tenn., Nov. 26-1918, Veterinary Corps, Camp Greenleaf, Chickamauga...
Woman in Costume Jumping
Young woman in a dance costume shown in a jumping pose. She appears to be inside a studio.
Postcard of Winnwood Park between north Kansas City and Liberty
File contains articles with photos and history of the Winnwood Beach amusement park built in Kansas City, North (near present-day I-35 and Antioch Shopping Center) by Frank Winn on the land of his grandfather...
Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid
ca1920-1950 (bulk 1940s-1950s)
This collection contains 340 black and white, 8" x 10" photographs. Many of them were a part of the Department of Welfare, Kansas City, Missouri. The focus of this collection is on people and activities,...
William Whitener's Paradox
Article regarding William Whitener's leadership of the Kansas City Ballet. The article describes Whitener's balancing of old and new in the art of dance.
Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...
Why Charge a Cover?
July 19, 1935
Article about the plans for a high-class night club at 79th and Holmes Roads called Mayfair, "advertised as 'the most elaborate night club in the Middle West" with "elaborate furnishings, art, statuary,...
Postcard of the Hotel White
Where Would Jesus Dance?
Discusses how students from MidAmerica Nazarene University attend adult-oriented nightclubs even though they are prohibited by their school rules and how these activities are influencing Olathe city officials'...
Where the Older Folks Swing
Old-fashioned ballroom at 4050 1/2 Main Street, containing dancing styles dating back from the 1920s.
Westport Presbyterian Church
Photos and article about the chronology of the Westport Presbyterian Church and its three incarnations, the first organized in 1835, moving "into a small brick building located at 706 Westport Rd." until...
May 5, 1905
Photo and bio of Walter Fritschy, founder and concert manager of the Fritschy concerts of classical music and opera in Kansas City with office in the Altman Building. Description of his life and career,...
W. Clark Wescoe
January 28, 1961
Interior view, head table with Dr. W. Clark Wescoe, Chancellor of the University of Kansas, giving speech at the 41st Anniversary Inaugural Dinner Dance held at the Hotel President on January 28, 1961....
Verne Bugeon and Philip Martinez
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as dancers Verne Bugeon and Philip Martinez.
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as Verne Bugeon.
Full body autographed portrait in dance costume identified as Verne Bugeon. Autographed as "With love - Miss Thomes from Verne". According to newspaper clippings found in Scrapbook #2 of the collection,...
Autographed full body portrait in dance costume of Verne Bugeon. Autograph reads: "To Miss Thomes My dearest friend and teacher Lovingly, Verne, 1929".
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