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1. Bailing Out a Ballroom Bailing Out a Ballroom August 8, 2006 The owner of the El Torreon building located at 3101 Gillham Plaza has decided to stop the all-ages live music venue shows that were being held there. The 32,000-square-foot building with a historic second-floor...

2. Bent's Old Fort and Its Builders Bent's Old Fort and Its Builders 1922 Photos and article about Bent's Fort in southeastern Colorado as a stop near the Santa Fe Trail and its builders (mainly members of the Bent family of Missouri) and other traders there such as mountain...

3. Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great 1999

4. Biography of Ernest O. Brostrom (1888-1969), Architect Biography of Ernest O. Brostrom (1888-1969), Architect 1999

5. Board of Review Overturns License Denial Board of Review Overturns License Denial May/30/2001 Photo and article about Club Millennium, a "dance hall at 6000 Independence Ave." receving a liquor license in an overturned court decision in 2001.

6. Cowtown Music Cowtown Music March 9, 2008 Feature article about the Cowtown Ballroom, located in the former El Torreon ballroom at 3109 Gillham Road in Kansas City, Missouri. The Cowtown Ballroom opened July 1971 and closed Sept. 16, 1974. It...

7. Dance Hall Scene Dance Hall Scene ca1940s View of people dancing with many of the men in uniform. Probably taken in Chicago during the 1940s. Joe Sanders and band were performing.

8. Dance Halls Dance Halls

9. Dance Halls Dance Halls Information about former dance hall at 39th and Main Streets.

10. Death of Robert Rhoades Death of Robert Rhoades January 21, 1956 Obituary for Robert Rhoades, 76, who played professional baseball for the Cleveland Indians from 1903 to 1909 and for the Kansas City Blues until he retired in 1913. Rhoades also built and operated the...

11. El Torreon Dance Hall El Torreon Dance Hall 1989 Frontal view; located at Gilliam Plaza and 31st Street.

12. Grand Avenue, North from 12th Street Grand Avenue, North from 12th Street Postcard of Grand Avenue, North from 12th Street

13. Jazz Now in the Council Jazz Now in the Council March 5, 1922 Article from Kansas City Star stating an alderman bans "that class rhythmic noises commonly known as jazz music." Full text of article reproduced below

14. Jim Bridger Monument Jim Bridger Monument Postcard of the Jim Bridger Monument

15. Joe Sanders and Band Performing Joe Sanders and Band Performing ca1940s Dance Hall scene with Joe Sanders and his band performing, probably in Chicago, Illinois. People dancing in the foreground with many of the men in uniform.

16. Kansas City's First Flight Kansas City's First Flight May//1973 Illustration and article about the first airplane flight in Greater Kansas City--on December 24, 1909 in Overland Park, Kansas--promoted William Strang, "or W. B. Strang, a wealthy trolley-line owner,...

17. Memories of the Pla-Mor Memories of the Pla-Mor November-December//1974 History of the "recreation center" and dance hall at Main Street and 31st Terrace, razed in 1972 but host to such muscial entertainers as Stan Kenton, Jimmy Dorsey, and Frank Sinatra.

18. Past Lives: Still Intact Past Lives: Still Intact November 1979 1920s dance hall stage for such luminaries as a pre-Hollywood Joan Crawford, before waning interest for live music in the Great Depression.

19. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p089 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p089 1895-1907 Southern part of early Kansas City in the Hyde Park area on the outskirts of Westport from W. 39th Street south to Westport Avenue and from Central Street east to Main Street, showing buildings, streets,...

20. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p247 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p247 1909-1937 A portion of Kansas City from E. 13th Street south to E. 15th Street and from Lydia Avenue east to Highland Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...