Easter Parade pageant winners
Anne Layton and Patricia Stevens, winner and runner up of the Easter Parade pageant, standing with open umbrellas in front of the Neptune Fountain on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; both are looking at the camera with one leg held forward; Layton is wearing a hat; both have on white gloves., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: 1967 Easter Parade winners, now beauty queens- Anne Layton- Miss Kansas (Universe) Pat Stevens (Teen Age); typewritten note stuck to verso: Patricia Stevens Kansas City, Missouri, Easter Parade runner-up pictured at right.
Easter bunny menaced by a huge dog
Sheila Stevens dressed as the Easter Bunny for the Easter parade standing on the hood of a car to escape a Great Dane; unidentified man (possibly Sean Fitzgerald) is on the other side of the car calling the dog; unidentified building behind them on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., April 1977, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Easter 1977.
Employee at the Patricia Stevens Finishing School & Career College
Unidentified Employee in the entry door to the Patricia Stevens Agency; on the wall is a sign reading "Patricia Stevens Finishing School & Career College, Model Agency, Dress Shop, Cosmetics" and below that the name "Patricia Stevens"., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flo, Melissa, and Patricia Stevens with the Easter Bunny
Melissa Stevens, the Easter Bunny (unidentified person wearing the costume), Flo Stevens, and Patricia Stevens all posing together for a photo outside of the door to the Patricia Stevens Modeling Agency on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; Patricia is wearing a hat; all facing the camera and smiling (Flo is laughing)., April 1, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mounted on Foam Board.
Melissa Stevens and the Easter Bunny with Easter parade trophy winners
Easter Bunny (unidentified person wearing the costume) standing in a line with Melissa Stevens, Mr. & Mrs. Richard Berkley, Stacey Perkins, and other Trophy Winners of the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; Flo Stevens is seen 3rd from the right; includes men, women, children; standing in front of a pink curtain with a sign for the Patricia Stevens agency., April 1, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mounted on Foam Board; handwritten note on photo: Stacey Perkins, 1991.
Melissa Stevens with five other models
Melissa Stevens (2nd from the right) standing in a line with five other models (including two African American models) during a fashion show; three of the models are wearing short fur coats; standing in front of an unidentified building., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Photographer's stamp on verso: Zook Photography, Wilbur K. Zook [Overland Park address].
Melissa Stevens, Mayor Berkley, and the Easter Bunny
Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Richard Berkley walking beside Melissa Stevens (in a green dress) and the Easter Bunny (unidentified person wearing the costume) in front of Jenkins Music on the Country Club Plaza during the Easter parade; American Century Towers can be seen in the background., April 15, 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Melissa Stevens, the Easter Bunny, and Emanuel Cleaver standing outside the agency's Country Club Plaza office
Melissa Steven, the Easter Bunny, and Mayor Emanuel Cleaver posing for a photo together during an Easter Parade in front of the Patricia Stevens Model and Talent Agency's office door on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; Melissa is wearing a pink jacket; the Easter Bunny costume has a pink ruff and Cleaver is in a suit and tie; all looking at the camera., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Melissa and Mike by the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain
Melissa Stevens and a tall young man listed as "Mike" standing together beside the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain on the Country Club Plaza, Easter, 1969; Mike is wearing a dark jacket and grey pants and has his hands clasped in front of him; Melissa is wearing a white jacket, hat, and matching scarf; both facing the camera and smiling., 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Easter 1969- Melissa & Mike; Photographer's stamp on verso: Zook Photography, Wilbur K. Zook [Overland Park address].
Melissa, Flo, Patricia and the Easter Bunny
Melissa, Flo, and Patricia Stevens all posing for a photo with the Easter Bunny (unidentified person in the costume) outside the agency's door during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; address (in part) on door reads "463[8] J.C. Nichols Pkwy.", No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Melissa, Flo, Patricia and the Easter Bunny
Melissa, Flo, and Patricia Stevens all posing for a photo with the Easter Bunny (unidentified person in the costume) outside the agency's door during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; address (in part) on door reads "4638 J.C. Nichols Pkwy."; the Easter Bunny has a button of some sort on it's ruff and Patricia is wearing a judge's ribbon., April 19, 1987, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten date on photo: 1988.
Melissa, Flo, Patricia and the Easter Bunny
Melissa, Flo, and Patricia Stevens all posing for a photo with the Easter Bunny (unidentified person in the costume) outside the agency's door during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; address (in part) on door reads "4638 J.C. Nichols Pkwy.", April 3, 1988, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten date on photo: 1988.
Patricia Stevens at the Easter parade
Patricia Stevens, with open umbrella, walking with a crowd of others in their Easter clothes along a street on the Country Club Plaza during the Easter parade; a young girl, young boy, teenage girl and several women behind them are pictured., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Patricia Stevens in front of the Neptune Fountain on the Country Club Plaza
Patricia Stevens posing for a photo in front of the Neptune Fountain on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City during the Easter parade; wearing a white coat, white gloves, and holding an umbrella; facing the camera and smiling; other pedestrians can be seen in the background., 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Patricia - Easter '69 ; Photographer's stamp on verso: Zook Photography, Wilbur K. Zook [Overland Park address].
Patricia Stevens in front of the Neptune Fountain on the Country Club Plaza
Patricia Stevens posing for a photo in front of the Neptune Fountain on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City during the Easter parade; wearing a white coat, white gloves, and holding an umbrella; facing the camera and smiling; other pedestrians can be seen in the background., 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on photo border: Easter '69; photographer's stamp on verso: Zook Photography, Wilbur K. Zook [Overland Park address].
Patricia Stevens on the Country Club Plaza
Patricia Stevens holding an open umbrella and standing by the Neptune Fountain near a concrete bench on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri as part of the Easter Parade festivities; road sign reading "Wornall Rd." and several cars can be seen behind her; she's facing the camera and smiling., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Receptionist at the Patricia Stevens agency
Unidentified receptionist with a phone to her ear and open appointment book in front of her; entrance to the Patricia Stevens agency with a female mannequin holding a few pieces of jewelry in her hand and facing the left; outside the room is a sign reading in part "Patricia Stevens entrance"., No date; likely 1960s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sheila Stevens by the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain
Sheila Stevens in a white jacket and dress standing beside the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. during the Easter Parade., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Handwritten note on verso: Mrs. S. 1-8410; Photographer's stamp on verso: Zook Photography, Wilbur K. Zook [Overland Park address]; photo has been cropped.
Sheila Stevens with a friend on the Country Club Plaza
Sheila Stevens standing with an unidentified girl somewhere on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri during the Easter Parade; Sheila has on a white jacket and a bow in her hair; the unidentified girl is wearing a plaid jacket and white gloves; both facing the camera and smiling., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.