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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. 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...

3. Muehlebach Hotel Muehlebach Hotel Postcard of the Muehlebach Hotel

4. Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters Christmas Party Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters Christmas Party 1927-12-26 Christmas party held at the Hotel President for the Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters. The walls of the banquet room are decorated in pseudo-Aztec motifs.

5. 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.

6. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater Postcard of Orpheum Theater

7. 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.

8. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater

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

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

11. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater circa 1930s Exterior, street level view of the Orpheum Theater located at 12th and Baltimore in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. According to the sign on the front of the building when this picture was taken, the theater...

12. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater

13. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater Postcard of Orpheum Theater

14. Orpheum Theater Profile Orpheum Theater Profile 2003

15. 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.

16. SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-2 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....

17. 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...

18. 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.

19. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City July/16/1922 Portraits and biographical article about Louis Wayland Shouse, or Louis Shouse, "secretary and manager, Convention Hall." Born in Kansas City on the northwest corner of 7th and Walnut Streets in 1867 and...