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1. 12th Street 12th Street September 22, 1950 Numerous photos and captions about the diversity of types of places and walks of life along the entire stretch of 12th Street in Kansas City, including Craig's Gay 90's Bar, Time to Read bookstore, the...

2. 12th Street 12th Street 1976 Looking east along the north side of 12th between Central and Wyandotte.

3. 12th Street 12th Street 1977 Storefronts along the north side of 12th between Central and Wyandotte.

4. 12th Street 12th Street 1977 Storefronts along the north side of 12th between Central and Wyandotte.

5. 15 Years of Club Profiles 15 Years of Club Profiles June-July//2001 Photo (of the former Club 427) and bibliography or directory of Kansas City jazz clubs (past and present) reviewed since the inception of the Jam magazine in 1986.

6. A Bomb at the Harlem Night Club A Bomb at the Harlem Night Club January/3/1935 Photo and caption about the explosion from "a dynamite bomb" at "the Harlem night club" at 1414 East 15th Street, "believed to be an effort to intimidate the owners into paying extortion money."

7. A Field Guide to the Crossroads Art District A Field Guide to the Crossroads Art District May 1, 2005 Map depicting the area roughly between Truman Road (north boundary), Pershing Road (south boundary), Broadway (west boundary) and Cherry Street (east boundary). Includes drawings and identification of...

8. A Jazz Lover's Club Scene Synopsis 2001 A Jazz Lover's Club Scene Synopsis 2001 June-July//2001 Annotated list of current (2001) live jazz clubs or venues (restaurants, night clubs, hotels, etc.) in the Kansas City area with information on performing musicians, etc.

9. A Labor of Love A Labor of Love June/July, 2003 Description of the work of Kansas City club owners to keep the Kansas City jazz scene thriving.

10. A-Maye-Zing A-Maye-Zing June 10, 2010 Article profiles singer Marilyn Maye (82) and her 60+ year musical career. A native of Wichita, Kansas, Maye began singing in Kansas City clubs in the 1940s. Her career includes several hit records, television...

11. Art Tatum Had a Big Role in the Jazz Heyday Here Art Tatum Had a Big Role in the Jazz Heyday Here November 6, 1956 Death notice with biographical information about Art Tatum, a "jazz pianist" in "Kansas City in the heyday of jazz here in the early 1930s," dying at the age of 46 on November 5, 1956. Winner of national...

12. August J. Summe Dies August J. Summe Dies November/8/1956 Obituary for August Summe, or Jack Summe, "70, of 2539 Jackson avenue, a former dairyman." Native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1915 as "president of the Summe Dairy until he sold it in 1943." Also...

13. Big Joe Turner Big Joe Turner November 25, 1985 Obituary article about Big Joe Turner, an early Kansas City blues singer dying at the age of 74 on November 24, 1985 in California. Former singer and bartender "at the Sunset Club, owned by Felix Payne,...

14. Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader 1999

15. Biography of Bettye Miller (1928-1977), Pianist and Singer Biography of Bettye Miller (1928-1977), Pianist and Singer 1999

16. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

17. Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician 1999

18. Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner 1999

19. Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry Blacks in Kansas City, Part III--Business and Industry February 21-February 28, 1986 Third in a series of four articles about the history of African Americans in Kansas City. It provides an overview of black business and industry, from the period before emancipation in 1865 to the present...

20. Blue Room Honored Blue Room Honored January 11, 2007 Short notice of the fact that "Kansas City's Blue Room soon will be named one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world by Down Beat, a jazz magazine." The Blue Room is operated by the American Jazz Museum...