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Blues Stadium (13)
Municipal Stadium (13)
Baseball (8)
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1950 (3)
1909-1950 (2)
1930 (1)
April 1955 (1)
September/26/1971 (1)
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Anderson Photo Company (2)
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred... (1)
Brookings Montgomery (1)
Harkins Com'l Photo co (1)
Ken Paton (1)

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. About Town About Town September/11/1953 Description of John Parks, "art instructor at the University of Kansas, who recently completed an elaborate decoration at Sidney's restaurant on Linwood boulevard." Description of his "mural depict[ing]...

2. Blues Stadium Blues Stadium September 26, 1971 Blues Stadium at 23rd and Brooklyn Streets opened on July 3, 1923, as Muehlebach Field. In 1937, it was renamed Ruppert Stadium; in 1946, Blues Stadium; and in 1954, it was renamed again as Municipal Stadium....

3. Kansas City Blues Baseball Game Kansas City Blues Baseball Game 1950 View of spectators at what is presumed to be a Kansas City Blues game at Blues Stadium (later named Municipal Stadium).

4. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium 1944 The Knothole Gang in the stands at Municipal Stadium.

5. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium 1945 Crowd in stands at Municipal Stadium.

6. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium April 1955 View of Municipal Stadium from center field.

7. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium May 1948 The Knothole Gang in the stands on a Saturday at Municipal Stadium.

8. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium 1950 View of baseball game in progress from stands.

9. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium 1950 View of baseball game in progress from stands.

10. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium Panoramic view of empty stadium and field from stands.

11. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium May 2, 1930 View, from stands, of crowd leaving stadium across the playing field.

12. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium 1930 View of crowd from the stands.

13. Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium Postcard of the Municipal Stadium

14. Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...

15. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p334 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p334 1909-1950 A portion of Kansas City from E. 19th Street Terrace south to E. 22nd Street and from Woodland Avenue east to Euclid Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...

16. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p335 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1950, Page p335 1909-1950 A portion of Kansas City from E. 19th Street Terrace south to E. 22nd Street and from Brooklyn Avenue east to Olive, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

17. Showing How Work Is Progressing on the New Blue Baseball Park Showing How Work Is Progressing on the New Blue Baseball Park April/15/1923 Photo of Municipal Stadium, under construction in 1923 at 22nd Street and Brooklyn Avenue. Built as Muehlebach Field for the Kansas City Blues minor league baseball team and later renamed Ruppert Stadium,...

18. Stadium Taking Last Swing after 48 Years at Bat Stadium Taking Last Swing after 48 Years at Bat September/26/1971 Article about the demolition of the sports and entertainment stadium, with its history under various names since 1923, and photos.