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Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Hod Williams Band
Text on back of photo reads: "Hod Williams, 1940-41 season, Hollywood, Fla. - In front of Rainbow Grill where we played 6 months. I'm in the center behind Hod & vocalist. Reading from left to right, back...
Honoring Hispanic Leaders
October 6 - 12, 2005
Article profiles three prominent members of the Kansas City area Hispanic community: Maria Chaurand, dancer and director of Atotonilco and promotor of "Mexican folkloric dance"; Michael Barrera, lawyer...
Hopi Indian Dance
Exterior view of part of the Indian Village section of the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Identified as a group of Hopi Dancers on stage.
Hotel Muehlebach Yuletide Tea Dance
The Yuletide Tea Dance originated and was sponsored by the Hotel Muehlebach. John Gebbert, manager of the Muehlebach, was interested in young people and organized the event in about 1920. It was usually...
Hyatt Regency Hotel Skywalk Collapse
A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the collapse of the skywalk at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. During an evening tea dance...
Ice skater could possibly be Sonja Henie "who was a three-time Olympic Champion (1928, 1932, 1936), a ten-time World Champion (1927-1936) and a six-time European Champion (1931-1936). Henie won more Olympic...
In His Footsteps
October 29, 2006
Article recounting the life of Kansas City Ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher Todd Bolender, including the personal anecdotes some people who knew him.
Exterior view connected with the Indian Village part of the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Identified on the back of the photograph as Ed Long, Pawnee, Oklahoma. Also the following tribes are written...
Exterior view photograph associated with the Indian Village part of the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Identified as Me-Pewee, Pawnee, Oklahoma.
Indian Ring Dance
Exterior view of three Indians, one doing a ring dance. Location and tribe unknown. Identified on the back of the photograph as "Indian Village Shots" from the Kansas City Centennial celebration.
Exterior view in front of home, full body portrait in dance costume identified as Jane Ward.
Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid
1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928)
Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...
Jazz Now in the Council
March 5, 1922
Article from Kansas City Star stating an alderman bans "that class rhythmic noises commonly known as jazz music." Full text of article reproduced below
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as Jeannette Bate. Identified in the newspaper clipppings in the collection as the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart M. Bate, 4923 Main Street and 217 W. 67th...
Partial body portrait in dance costume identified as Jeannette Bate.
Jim Bridger Monument
Postcard of the Jim Bridger Monument
Joan Fullington and Geraldine Hensler
Autographed portrait in dance costume of Joan Fullington and Geraldine Hensler.
Illustrations and information about the Coon-Sanders band, or the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks, a Kansas City band in the 1920s, starting with the meeting of Joe Sanders and Carleton Coon in 1918 and ending...
Joe Sanders and Band Performing
Dance Hall scene with Joe Sanders and his band performing, probably in Chicago, Illinois. People dancing in the foreground with many of the men in uniform.
Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid
circa 1908-1950 (bulk 1920-1940)
Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...
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