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1915 (2)
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1. Arthur Brainerd Dies: Show Business Career Was Nearly 64 Years Arthur Brainerd Dies: Show Business Career Was Nearly 64 Years October/24/1958 Photo and obituary for Arthur Taunton Brainerd, or Arthur Brainerd, a show business man in Kansas City for 64 years, dying at the age of 81. Description of his career, moving from Illinois to Kansas City...

2. Chorus Girl Returned Here as Gypsy Rose Lee, a Star [and] Queen of Strippers Dies of Cancer at 56 Chorus Girl Returned Here as Gypsy Rose Lee, a Star [and] Queen of Strippers Dies of Cancer at 56 April/27/1970 Photo and obituary articles about Gypsy Rose Lee (1914-1970), "the queen of burlesque" appearing in the early 1930s as an unknown dancer at "the Cuban Gardens nightclub in Clay County," Missouri, before...

3. Jack Carson and Dick Powell Die: When Carson's Act Folded Here in 1935, Comedian Stayed Two Years as Jack Carson and Dick Powell Die: When Carson's Act Folded Here in 1935, Comedian Stayed Two Years as M. C. at the Tower Theater January/3/1963 Obituary article about Jack Carson, a comedian in Kansas City in the 1930s, dying at the age of 52. Photos and description of his career as a comedian in the early 1930s and stint as master of ceremonies...

4. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Sally Rand (1904-1979), a famous dancer born in Hickory County, Missouri as Helen Beck. Growing up in Kansas City as a Central High School graduate moving to Hollywood to start her movie...

5. More than 'Adorable' More than 'Adorable' October 18, 2009 Tribute and obituary for Mary Minor Laird of Kansas City, former member of the "Adorables," a group of young dancers who performed at the Tower Theater. Laird graduated from East High School in 1930 and...

6. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater 1915 Photo of a postcard showing full frontal view of theater; located at 213 E. 12th.

7. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater 1915 Full frontal and partial side view.

8. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater Interior view of auditorium from stage.

9. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater Interior view of stage and proscenium from balcony.

10. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater Interior view of lobby.

11. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater Interior view of auditorium from stage.

12. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater Interior view of lobby.

13. Pantages Theater Pantages Theater File contains an ad with a photo of the Pantages Theater of Kansas City, managed by Louis Charninsky. Opened in 1921 at 12th Street just west of McGee Street (named for vaudeville circuit organizer Alexander...

14. Remembrances of Things Past Remembrances of Things Past February//1978 Photo and description of the Pantages Theater (later called the Tower Theater) at 12th near McGee Street, with history of the theater, popular in the 1920s.

15. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p227 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p227 1909-1937 A portion of Kansas City from E. 11th Street south to E. 13th Street and from Grand Avenue east to McGee Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

16. The Tower Adorables The Tower Adorables Information about the Tower Theater and the Tower Adorables, the dancing girls that opened and closed every stage show.

17. Tower Adorable Mary Graham Minor Danced Towards a Legitimate Job Tower Adorable Mary Graham Minor Danced Towards a Legitimate Job Autumn//2001 Story of Mary Graham Minor-Laird who in 1935 became one of the Tower Adorables, young ladies who danced at the Tower Theater (formerly the Pantages). Article includes photos of different dance groups that...