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1. Blue Goose Cafe Blue Goose Cafe Postcard of interior of the Blue Goose Cafe

2. Early Kansas City Theaters Early Kansas City Theaters 2007 This book contains information about early theater in Kansas City, including facts concerning the local theaters of the 19th and early 20th century. These theaters include: Auditorium, Century, Coates...

3. Henry Clark Henry Clark 1908 Photo and bio of Henry Clark (1849-1907), a Civil War veteran from New York, engaged as a theater actor and oil speculator in the Midwest, moving to Kansas City in 1876, building the Newmarket Theater...

4. Hotel Muehlebach in 1915 Hotel Muehlebach in 1915 February 6, 1971 Photo and text about the intersection of 12th and Wyandotte Streets, depicting the Hotel Muehlebach and adjacent Orpheum Theater, the latter referred to as razed, possibly extending to the similar fate...

5. Kansas City Appearance of Sarah Bernhardt Kansas City Appearance of Sarah Bernhardt Collection contains an April 9, 1913 program for the Orpheum Theater with an appearance by the actress Madame Sarah Bernhardt as the title role in the play "Lucrece Borgia" by Victor Hugo.

6. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Louis Shouse, manager of Convention Hall. Born in Kansas City in 1867 and becoming a farmer and "U. S. Vice-Consul" in Mexico before returning to Kansas City in 1896 as a Kansas City Times...

7. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Lee Haney, "press agent of the Orpheum Theater" and a former newspaper journalist and actor, born in Carroll County, Missouri, in 1869, traveling around the company and becoming a hotel...

8. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Walter Sanford, a journalist, theater manager, and former magazine publisher. Born in Chicago in 1873 and raised in Kansas City, publishing the magazines known as "The Passing Show," "Poster...

9. Muehlebach Hotel Muehlebach Hotel Postcard of the Muehlebach Hotel

10. Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters Christmas Party Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters Christmas Party 1927-12-26 Christmas party held at the Hotel President for the Orpheum and Mainstreet Theaters. The walls of the banquet room are decorated in pseudo-Aztec motifs.

11. Orpheum Is Sold Orpheum Is Sold January 15, 1956 Photo and description of the Orpheum Theater, with "future use in doubt" after being bought by the company owning the adjacent Hotel Muehlebach.

12. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater Postcard of Orpheum Theater

13. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater November 19, 1961 Article with an interior photo of the soon-to-be-demolished Orpheum Theater and description of its past showings of famous actors, including vaudeville, Fanny Brice, and Tom Mix.

14. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater

15. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater 1900 Full frontal and side view of first theater; located on northeast corner of 9th and May.

16. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater 1920 Full frontal and partial side view of second theater; located at 1212 Baltimore.

17. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater circa 1930s Exterior, street level view of the Orpheum Theater located at 12th and Baltimore in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. According to the sign on the front of the building when this picture was taken, the theater...

18. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater

19. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater Postcard of Orpheum Theater

20. Orpheum Theater Profile Orpheum Theater Profile 2003