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1968 Riot Collection
Photographs and 35mm slides related to the 1968 race riots in Kansas City, between 1968 and 1968
Ahmad Alaadeen Collection
Photographs from the collection of jazz saxophonist, composer and educator from Kansas City, between 1950 and 2010
Allan Bell Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City music and theatrical promoter, and owner of booking/management agency America's Best Attractions, between 1960 and 1980
Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection
Photographs from the collection of owner/operator of KMBC radio and television stations in Kansas City, and creative force behind several syndicated radio shows, between 1920s and 1950s
Baron Missakian Collection
Photographs from the collection of Jazz Age Kansas City studio portrait photographer, between 1922 and 1938
Brian Thurn Collection
Photographs and posters related to African-American culture during the 20th century, particularly in Kansas City, acquired from Kansas City antiquarian, between 1920 and 1950
Dave E. Dexter, Jr. Collection
Photographs from the collection of writer, editor, music critic and record producer (most notably Capitol Records) from Kansas City, between 1926 and 1988
Evie Quarles Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City-based blues and jazz photographer, between 1988 and 2008
GLAMA: Bill Todd and Art Bratt Collection
Photographs from the collection of activists in GALA, a late-80s/early-90s pride organization, and other LGBT-related causes, between 1987 and 2000
GLAMA: Lavender Ladies Collection
Photographs from the collection of the Kansas City lesbian social organization, between 1982 and 1987
GLAMA: Lesbian and Gay Community Center of Kansas City (LGCCKC) Collection
Photographs from the collection of the Kansas City organization, established in 1992 to provide safe space, support and outreach to individuals and groups of the LGBT and allied communities, between 1981 and 2003
GLAMA: Linda Wilson Collection
Photographs from the collection of promoter & affiliate of Willow Productions, a council of CrossCurrents Culture Unlimited, dedicated to bringing women musicians and entertainment to Kansas City and the region, between 1980s and 2000s
GLAMA: Michael Boles Collection
Photographs featuring patrons of and performers at Kansas City LGBT nightclubs - including the Colony Club & Forest Ballroom (see also: GLAMA: Robert Heishman Collection), between 1962 and 1968
GLAMA: Robert Heishman Collection
Photographs featuring patrons of and performers at Kansas City LGBT nightclubs - including the Colony Club & Forest Ballroom (see also: GLAMA: Michael Boles Collection), between 1959 and 1966
Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham Collection
Photographs from the collection of husband and wife musicians and co-leaders of the Sweet Baby Blues Band, between 1930s and 2000s
Joseph K. Redmond, Jr. Collection
Photographs from the collection of a manager for the Uptown, Esquire and Tower Theaters in Kansas City, between 1900 and 1972
L. Perry Cookingham Collection
Photographs from the collection of distinguished city manager of Kansas City, Missouri, serving from 1940-1959, between 1896 and 1991
Leon M. Jordan Collection
Photographs from the collection of African-American police detective and political leader from Kansas City, and trainer of Liberia's (Africa) post-WWII national police force, between 1910s and 1980s
Lucile H. Bluford Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City-based journalist, owner and editor of the Kansas City Call, and crusader of African-American and women's rights, between 1940s and 1970s
Martha Jane Starr Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City philanthropist and trailblazer in the area of family planning and women’s health issues, between 1920 and 2005
Paul Creston Collection
Photographs from the collection of prolific American composer, pianist and organist, especially recognized for his contributions to the literature of neglected instruments such as marimba, trombone, harp, accordion, and saxophone, between 1943 and 1981
Pla-Mor Ballroom Photograph Collection
Photographs related to the storied entertainment complex at Linwood and Main Streets in Kansas City, between 1920 and 1940
Priscilla Bowman Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City jazz and rhythm-and-blues singer best known for her 1955 hit record, Hands Off, between 1948 and 1984
R.A. Long's City and Country Homes Photo Album
Photographs of Corinthian Hall and Longview Farm, residences of Kansas City-based lumber baron, land developer and founder of Longview, Washington, and Longville, Louisiana, 1916
Richard W. Bolling Collection
Photographs from the collection of Missouri Democratic Representative to U.S. Congress, serving from 1949-1983, between 1940 and 1995
Sheet Music Collection
World War I, World War II, and Kansas City imprints covering a variety of musical styles, visual artistry, and thematic subjects, between 1874 and 1966
U.S. Epperson Collection
Photographs from the collection of Kansas City businessman, philanthropist and original owner of UMKC's Epperson House, between 1899 and 1924
Vic Damon Collection
Photographs from the collection of recording engineer and owner of Damon Recording Studios in Kansas City, between 1939 and 1967

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