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1. Early Kansas City Theaters Early Kansas City Theaters 2007 This book contains information about early theater in Kansas City, including facts concerning the local theaters of the 19th and early 20th century. These theaters include: Auditorium, Century, Coates...

2. Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....

3. Henry Clark Henry Clark 1908 Photo and bio of Henry Clark (1849-1907), a Civil War veteran from New York, engaged as a theater actor and oil speculator in the Midwest, moving to Kansas City in 1876, building the Newmarket Theater...

4. Hotel Muehlebach in 1915 Hotel Muehlebach in 1915 February 6, 1971 Photo and text about the intersection of 12th and Wyandotte Streets, depicting the Hotel Muehlebach and adjacent Orpheum Theater, the latter referred to as razed, possibly extending to the similar fate...

5. Kansas City Appearance of Sarah Bernhardt Kansas City Appearance of Sarah Bernhardt Collection contains an April 9, 1913 program for the Orpheum Theater with an appearance by the actress Madame Sarah Bernhardt as the title role in the play "Lucrece Borgia" by Victor Hugo.

6. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Louis Shouse, manager of Convention Hall. Born in Kansas City in 1867 and becoming a farmer and "U. S. Vice-Consul" in Mexico before returning to Kansas City in 1896 as a Kansas City Times...

7. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Lee Haney, "press agent of the Orpheum Theater" and a former newspaper journalist and actor, born in Carroll County, Missouri, in 1869, traveling around the company and becoming a hotel...

8. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Walter Sanford, a journalist, theater manager, and former magazine publisher. Born in Chicago in 1873 and raised in Kansas City, publishing the magazines known as "The Passing Show," "Poster...

9. Orpheum Is Sold Orpheum Is Sold January 15, 1956 Photo and description of the Orpheum Theater, with "future use in doubt" after being bought by the company owning the adjacent Hotel Muehlebach.

10. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater November 19, 1961 Article with an interior photo of the soon-to-be-demolished Orpheum Theater and description of its past showings of famous actors, including vaudeville, Fanny Brice, and Tom Mix.

11. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater

12. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater 1900 Full frontal and side view of first theater; located on northeast corner of 9th and May.

13. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater 1920 Full frontal and partial side view of second theater; located at 1212 Baltimore.

14. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater

15. Orpheum Theater Profile Orpheum Theater Profile 2003

16. Over Three Million Dollars Over Three Million Dollars March/14/1914 Article referring to the new Orpheum Theater as one of the country's finest theaters, facing Baltimore Avenue.

17. Plan Convention Site: Contracts for Construction of Center on Old Orpheum Theater Property Have Been Plan Convention Site: Contracts for Construction of Center on Old Orpheum Theater Property Have Been Let by the Hotel Muehlebach January 31, 1965 Illustration, caption, and article about a proposed "large and modern convention center on the old Orpheum theater site" planned for 1966 by the Hotel Muehlebach on Baltimore Avenue, complete with expansions...

18. Theater Council: Nostrum for a Headless Chicken Theater Council: Nostrum for a Headless Chicken November//1962 Essay proposing the formation of a "Greater Kansas City Theater Council" for organization of the productions at local live theaters such as the Resident Theater (formerly on Linwood Boulevard), the Circle...

19. Theater Fire Theater Fire January/19/1893 Article with illustration about the fire practically destroying the 9th Street Theater at 9th and May Streets. Later renovated into the Orpheum Theater.

20. Ward Perry Ward Perry February/10/1957 Obituary for Ward Perry, a pianist and organist formerly at the old Garden Theater, Orpheum Theater, Main Street Theater, Plaza Royale, and Putsch's 210 until dying at the age of 68 in 1957.