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Priests of Pallas Para...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Anderson Photo Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
April 26, 1948
Group portrait of 25-Year Club, some members in costume.
A Legend Returns
August 17, 2006
The Harvey House Diner is now open in Union Station. The restaurant is patterned after the original Harvey House restaurant and replaces the food courts that were there when the station reopened. The long...
Actor in Costume
Actor seated in a chair, dressed in a Shakespearean costume.
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 30 with Traditional Costumes
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of a man in the traditional dress of a country or ethnic group. Cards identify the...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 31 with Traditional Costumes
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. Eleven of them show portraits of men in the traditional dress of a country. Cards identify the country...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 45 with International Smoking Methods
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a man from a foreign country dressed and smoking in the traditional way of that country, whether...
Fact sheet about Alice Nielsen, a singer born in the 1870s and presumably appearing in Kansas City around the turn of the century with costumes held at the Kansas City Museum, with references to newspapers...
All That Jazz
January 26, 2002
Photograph of Warren Durrett and his orchestra at the Pla-Mor, ca1950. Vocalist appears to be Marilyn Maye. Mr. Durrett recently donated to the American Jazz Museum memorabilia from his long career. Items...
American Royal Pageant
Women in costume performing dance routine.
An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 18, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Includes typed list of...
Angela Alexander, Costumer to the Stars
November 6, 2011
Obituary and article about Kansas City native Angela Diokaris Alexander, who in her career as a Hollywood costumer worked with stars like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra. Alexander died on October 8,...
October 27-November 2, 2005
Author describes her experiences at the October 14, 2005 revival of the Priests of Pallas Ball. A gala event at Union Station, the 2005 incarnation of the Priests of Pallas Ball was a fundraiser for the...
Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality
Biography of Jean Harlow (1911-1937), Film Actress
Biography of Nell Snead (1885-1978), Newspaper Reporter and Editor
Biography of Uriah Epperson (1861-1927) and Mary E. Epperson (1855-1939), Philanthropists
Coates' Opera House
Advertising card for Coates' Opera House with images of two actors in costume identified as: "Louis James as Virginius" and "Marie Wainwright as Ophelia." Back of card has an article "A Success From the...
March 14, 2008
Kansas City Costume Co., located at 2020 Grand Boulevard, has put its three-story building up for sale, asking $3 million. "Kansas City Costume, which has been in business since 1925, is a theatrical rental...
Costumed Bicycle Paraders
Unidentified people in costume parading down unidentified street.
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