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21. South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid ca1930 - 1960 The South Central Business Association began in the 1920s. It was a business group for the Linwood and Troost area of Kansas City, Missouri, and considered by some to be the first shopping district or...

22. South Central Business Association Event South Central Business Association Event N.d. Forrest Tucker and Starlight Theater producer Richard Berger with two unidentified women at South Central Business Association event.

23. South Central Business Association Event South Central Business Association Event N.d. Actor Forrest Tucker and Starlight producer Richard Berger and unidentified women and man at a South Central Business Association event.

24. Sophie Tucker Sophie Tucker 1936 Portrait of performer Sophie Tucker autographed to Joe Sanders.

25. Six Degrees of Kansas Six Degrees of Kansas Summer 2006 Article describes visits and connections to Kansas by various famous people, including actors, politicians, sports figures, and writers. Celebrities whose Kansas connections are examined include Truman...

26. Shooting Star: Vaudeville and Hollywood Celebrities Beat a Path to the Door of KC Photographer Orval Shooting Star: Vaudeville and Hollywood Celebrities Beat a Path to the Door of KC Photographer Orval Hixon January 28, 2007 Kansas City photographer Orval Hixon had his studio just off the lobby of the Baltimore Hotel at 11th and Baltimore streets. "He photographed hundreds of performers from 1915 to 1930." The article includes...

27. SC51 Kansas City Centennial Association Scrapbook Finding Aid SC51 Kansas City Centennial Association Scrapbook Finding Aid 1949-1950 The hundredth anniversary of the original incorporation of Kansas City was observed in 1950. A number of activities were held, culminating in a parade and pageant in the summer of 1950. Starlight Theater...

28. SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection Finding Aid 1944-1999 and n.d. The D. M. Nigro Collection consists of publicity materials, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs created by or relating to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. Nigro was a medical doctor, sports enthusiast,...

29. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

30. Sally Joyce Sally Joyce 1935 Partial frontal portrait of Sally Joyce; photo autographed. Identified on the back of the photo as a Blues singer.

31. Ruth Warrick at Luncheon In Her Honor Ruth Warrick at Luncheon In Her Honor February 8, 1949 Group portrait of attendees at SCBA luncheon in honor of actress Ruth Warrick (standing at podium). N. Emerson Paton is visible by first table in photograph.

32. Rudy Vallee Rudy Vallee Circa 1930 Autographed, publicity portrait of singer Rudy Vallee. Autograph reads: "To Joe Sanders, Co-partner of America's finest all around dance band. Most Sincerely, Rudy Vallee."

33. Rosella Hightower Rosella Hightower N.d. Portrait of ballerina Rosella Hightower in costume.

34. Rosella Hightower Rosella Hightower N.d. Portrait of ballerina Rosella Hightower in costume.

35. Rosella Hightower Rosella Hightower N.d. Seated portrait of Rosella Hightower in dance costume; photo autographed.

36. Richard Corliss Photograph Collection Finding Aid Richard Corliss Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1945-1960 Richard Corliss was born in Springfield, Massachussetts, in 1915 and moved to Kansas City in 1944. He worked as a freelance photographer, capturing scenes for sale to local news agencies. His collection...

37. Renowned Dancer Dies At Age 88 Renowned Dancer Dies At Age 88 November 9, 2008 World famous ballet dancer Rosella Hightower died November 3, 2008, age 88, at her home in Cannes, France. "She grew up in Kansas City and went on to start one of the premier dance schools in Europe."...

38. Ralph Edwards Ralph Edwards N.d. Head and shoulders portrait of Ralph Edwards; photo autographed.

39. Quiet De Mille Wedding Quiet De Mille Wedding January 22, 1938 Article describes wedding of Cecilia De Mille, daughter of the great director, to Joseph W. Harper, a Hollywood publisher. The wedding took place in the penthouse suite at the Hotel Muehlebach.

40. Public Event for Tammy Faye Planned Public Event for Tammy Faye Planned July 23, 2007 Tammy Faye Baker Messner died July 20, 2007, at home near Kansas City. According to her son, Jay Bakker, a public ceremony to remember former PTL televangelist Tammy Faye is in the works.