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161. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Peter Lapetina, a funeral director and florist at 536 Campbell Street in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Kansas City in 1889 and becoming "a news agent for...

162. Joe Sanders Band Joe Sanders Band 1939 View of brass section of Joe Sanders Band taken from an airplane playing the song "Gold Mine in the Sky" during a special CBS radio broadcast as a salute to the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition. Jane Kaye sang...

163. Joe Sanders Band Joe Sanders Band 1939 View of brass section of Joe Sanders Band taken from an airplane playing the song "Gold Mine in the Sky" during a special CBS radio broadcast as a salute to the 1939 Golden Gate Exposition. Jane Kaye sang...

164. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p106 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p106 1939-1949 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W, 11th Street and from Washington Street east to Broadway, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

165. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1957, Page p106 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1957, Page p106 1939-1957 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W, 11th Street and from Washington Street east to Broadway, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

166. SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid 1940-2010 and n.d. The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...

167. The Jazz Record Book The Jazz Record Book 1942 File containing information on the late jazz pianist Benny Moten and his Kansas City swing band of the 1920s-1930s with members such as trombonist Thamon Hayes and saxophonist Harlan Leonard.

168. Joe Sanders Band Musicians Joe Sanders Band Musicians 1946 Four musicians which were a part of Joe Sanders group shown playing at unknown location.

169. AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1949-1962 The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.

170. Municiipal Auditorium Arena Municiipal Auditorium Arena 1950 Musicians playing onstage during Ted Mack Show in Arena.

171. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Illustration and biographical sketch of John William "Blind" Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), a blind, black pianist of the late 1800s and early 1900s from Warrensburg, Missouri.

172. KMBC Radio KMBC Radio 1955 Unidentified trombonists with instruments.

173. SC70 Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid SC70 Youth Symphony of Kansas City Records Finding Aid 1958-1970 The Youth Symphony of Kansas City was organized in April 1958, as an independent civic enterprise. The prospective members had to be recommended by their school music director or private music teacher....

174. Jazz: New Perspectives on the History of Jazz by Twelve of the World's Foremost Jazz Critics and Scholars Jazz: New Perspectives on the History of Jazz by Twelve of the World's Foremost Jazz Critics and Scholars 1959 Chapter of the book about Charlie Parker (1920-1955), a jazz musician and co-creator of the bebop style, born in Kansas City, Kansas, and growing up and starting out in Kansas City, Missouri, in the 1930s...

175. Joe Sanders At Home Joe Sanders At Home 1961 Exterior partial body view of local musician Joe Sanders standing outside his home at 7626 Pennsylvania in Kansas City, Missouri. Photograph believed to have been taken by Harvey Rettberg or his wife while...

176. Joe Sanders At Home Joe Sanders At Home 1961 Exterior body view of local musician Joe Sanders standing outside his home at 7626 Pennsylvania in Kansas City, Missouri. Photograph believed to have been taken by Harvey Rettberg or his wife while they...

177. Joe Sanders At Home Joe Sanders At Home 1961 Exterior view of local band leader Joe Sanders standing in front of his home at 7626 Pennsylvania in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo believed to have been taken by Harvey Rettberg or his wife when they visited...

178. Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker 1962 Photos and descriptions of Charlie Parker (1920-1955), or Charles Parker, Jr., a black jazz musician nicknamed "Bird." Born in Kansas City, Kansas on August 29, 1920 (at 852 Freeman Street) to Addie Boyley...

179. Knocky Parker Knocky Parker 1962 Believed to be piano player Knocky Parker seated on bed.

180. Last Straws Last Straws 1964 Group of musicians playing outside identified on the back of the photo as the Last Straws, New Orleans, 1964. Names not given of men.