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1950 (11)
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1. Westport Unveiling Ceremony Westport Unveiling Ceremony June 5, 1950 Identified on photograph as "Mr. Woodard speaking at Westport unveiling ceremony, at the parkway at Broadway and Westport Road, June 5, 1950". Held in conjuction with the Kansas City Centennial celebration....

2. Gloria Swanson and Mayor Kemp Gloria Swanson and Mayor Kemp June 3, 1950 Evening exterior view taken on the stage of Starlight Theater during the opening performance of the Kansas City Centennial pagaent entitled "Thrills of a Century". Persons identified from left to right...

3. Kansas City Centennial Queen Kansas City Centennial Queen June 3, 1950 Exterior evening view identified on the back of the photograph as "Miss Clara Belle Smith, Centennial Queen and guest, Miss Gloria Swanson at 'Thrills of a Century' performance, June 3, 1950."

4. 1950 Centennial Beard Contest 1950 Centennial Beard Contest June 24, 1950 Interior stage view identified as beard contest connected with the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Taken at the Ritz Theater.

5. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge July 3, 1950 View of dignitaries on the 2nd Hannibal Bridge in connection with the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Banner on bridge reads "Site of First Permanent Rail Crossing of Missouri River, Hannibal and St....

6. Crowd at Starlight Theater Crowd at Starlight Theater July 1, 1950 Evening exterior view of the seating at the newly built Starlight Theater. Identified as the crowd at the July 1, 1950 performance of the "Thrills of a Century" pageant presentation associated with the...

7. Union Station and Downtown Kansas City Union Station and Downtown Kansas City circa 1940s View looking north showing the Union Station railroad terminal as well as the skyline of downtown Kansas City.

8. Kansas City Riverfront Views Kansas City Riverfront Views ca1950 Composite view showing early Kansas City riverfront scene as well as the downtown skyline ca1950. Probably done in conjunction with the Kansas City Centennial celebration.

9. Kansas City Centennial Hat Kansas City Centennial Hat ca1950 Interior view of two unidentified men holding a Kansas City Centennial hat in connection with the Kansas City Centennial celebration.

10. Indian Ring Dance Indian Ring Dance ca1950 Exterior view of three Indians, one doing a ring dance. Location and tribe unknown. Identified on the back of the photograph as "Indian Village Shots" from the Kansas City Centennial celebration.

11. Early Kansas City Riverfront Early Kansas City Riverfront ca1850 Photograph of lithograph of early Kansas City riverfront scene.

12. Native American Indians Native American Indians 1950 Three unidentified Indians perhaps associated with the Indian Village that was part of the Kansas City Centennial celebration.

13. Hopi Indian Hopi Indian 1950 Exterior view of Indian pointing and supposedly associated with the Indian Village part of the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Identified on the back of the photograph as Telewaftema, Snake Priest,...

14. Indian Weaver Indian Weaver 1950 Unidentified Navajo Indian woman seated on the floor in front of her weaving loom. Associated with the Indian Village that was part of the Kansas City Centennial celebration.

15. Indian Dance Indian Dance 1950 Exterior view connected with the Indian Village part of the Kansas City Centennial celebration. Identified on the back of the photograph as Ed Long, Pawnee, Oklahoma. Also the following tribes are written...

16. Kansas City Centennial Billboard Kansas City Centennial Billboard 1950 Full, road-side view of a billboard publicizing the Kansas City Centennial celebration held June 3-July 5, 1950. Back of photograph indicates located at 26th and Broadway.

17. Margaret Truman at Indian Village Margaret Truman at Indian Village 1950 Interior view of Margaret Truman with two unidentified Indian women with examples of items woven there. Identified on the back of the photograph as "Miss Margaret Truman visiting Indian Village" which...

18. Kansas City Centennial Cakes Kansas City Centennial Cakes 1950 Interior view of tables with various examples of centennial cakes associated with the Kansas City Centennial celebration.

19. Cast Party at Starlight Theater Cast Party at Starlight Theater 1950 Exterior view described as "Thrills of a Century" pageant cast party held at Starlight Theater following the final performance, July 10, 1950.

20. Pageant Wardrobe Room Pageant Wardrobe Room 1950 Interior view identified as Kansas City Centennial pageant "Thrills of a Century" wardrobe room at 1331 Grand.