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1. Biography of Tatiana Dokoudovska (1921-2005), Dancer Biography of Tatiana Dokoudovska (1921-2005), Dancer 2009

2. Biography of Walter Fritschy (1881-1972), Concert Promoter Biography of Walter Fritschy (1881-1972), Concert Promoter 1999

3. Orpheum Theater Profile Orpheum Theater Profile 2003

4. Biography of Sally Rand (1904-1979), Actress and Striptease Dancer Biography of Sally Rand (1904-1979), Actress and Striptease Dancer 1999

5. Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality 1999

6. Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician 1999

7. Kansas City Ballet Kansas City Ballet 2007 "This fifty-year retrospective of the Kansas City Ballet captures the glorious moments of performance by the company along with the story of its extraordinary journey to becoming a dynamic force in the...

8. Reade & Hulett Music Emporium Reade & Hulett Music Emporium ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for "Reade and Hulett, Music Emporium" showing boy dressed in traditional costume with boots and fur hat dancing. Back of card says: "Accordeons [sic], Guitars, Violins, Harmonicas, Flutes,...

9. T. J. Turner's T. J. Turner's ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for T. J. Turner showing an African American woman in a pink dress dancing. Front of card says: "Bargains in Diamonds, Watches & Jewelry, at T. J. Turner's." Back of card is blank. Address...

10. Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co., The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co., The 1882 Advertising card for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. showing a surreal image of a bird sitting in a broken egg in a nest. Surrounding the egg looking at the bird are five dancing ladies and two clowns,...

11. Traveling Fire Show Lights the Night on Brush Creek Traveling Fire Show Lights the Night on Brush Creek September 9, 2007 An event called WaterFire Kansas City was held on September 8, 2007, on Brush Creek at the Country Club Plaza. The show originated in Rhode Island and uses both sights and sounds to entertain. "A series...

12. Tatiana Dokoudovska, KC's Doyenne of Dance, Dies at 84 Tatiana Dokoudovska, KC's Doyenne of Dance, Dies at 84 September 22, 2005 Article and obituary reporting the death of Tatiana Dokoudovska, who died at age 84 on September 21, 2005. Dokoudovska was born in Beausoleil, France in 1921, came to Kansas City in 1954, and eventually...

13. KC's Enthusiasm Attracted Bolender KC's Enthusiasm Attracted Bolender August 21, 2011 Article describes the growth of the Kansas City Ballet during Todd Bolender's 15-year tenure as artistic director. He took over the struggling organization in 1980 at the age of 66 and built it into a...

14. Celebrate KC's Own 'Two Step' Celebrate KC's Own 'Two Step' August 24, 2004 Article describing the film A Conversation in Dance: A Two-Step Documentary, which chronicles the Kansas City version of the two-step. The dance, which is known as "steppin" in Chicago and "hand dancing"...

15. Performing Strong 45 Years, Marching Cobras Perfecting Those Dance Steps with Style Performing Strong 45 Years, Marching Cobras Perfecting Those Dance Steps with Style January 31-February 6, 2014 Article recognizes that February 14, 2014, will be the 45th anniversary of the Marching Cobras drill team. The author states that the group's first performance took place on February 14, 1969. Members...

16. Lonnie McFadden Lonnie McFadden February/March 2011 Article spotlights the entertainment career of Lonnie McFadden, a dancer, singer, and trumpet player. McFadden toured with R&B bands as a teenager before forming Lonnie and the Band with his brother Ronald,...

17. Cobras Alum Say Smith Deserves His Respect Cobras Alum Say Smith Deserves His Respect January 31-February 6, 2014 Article summarizes Arthur Willie Smith's founding of and involvement with the Marching Cobras drill team. The author states that Smith was raised in Prescott, Arkansas, and relocated to Kansas City in...

18. Mary Alice Matchette Mary Alice Matchette n.d. Autographed full body portrait in dance costume of Mary Alice Matchette. Autograph reads: "To My Dearest Teacher, Mary Alice Matchette".

19. Mary Alice Matchette Mary Alice Matchette 1937 Autographed full body portrait in dance costume of Mary Alice Matchette. Identified in newspaper clippings in Scrapbook #2 of this collection as the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Matchette, 5 East 53rd...

20. Velma Ruth House Velma Ruth House 1925 Autographed full body portrait in dance costume of Velma Ruth House. Autograph reads: "To My Dearest Teacher With Sincere admiration and appreciation of her wonderful teachings, Velma Ruth House, Sept....