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African American family at the Easter parade
Unidentified African American family (Man, woman, two daughters) standing in front of the green curtain and sign for the Patricia Stevens Agency at the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; all standing facing the camera and smiling., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Easter Bunny and six Patricia Stevens models
Easter Parade on the Plaza, Easter Bunny (unidentified person wearing the costume) standing in a line with six Patricia Stevens models; one an African American; four wearing identical pink t-shirts; Easter Bunny is waving; standing in front of a green curtain., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Easter Bunny waving
Sheila Stevens wearing the Easter Bunny costume on stage during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; waving to the audience and standing against a gold colored curtain and a sign for the Patricia Stevens Agency., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Easter parade trophy winners
Easter Parade on the Plaza, Easter Bunny (Sheila Stevens) and Melissa Stevens posing for a group photo with an elderly couple, two middle aged woman, a middle aged man, and five young children with pink balloons; trophies are set on the ground in front of them and one is held up by a woman, and they're standing in front of a green curtain with a sign for agency hanging from it; on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely early 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Easter parade trophy winners
Easter Parade on the Plaza, Easter Bunny (Sheila Stevens) and Melissa Stevens posing for a group photo with an elderly couple, a middle aged woman, and a young girl holding pink balloons and an Easter basket; two trophies are set on the ground in front of them and they're standing in front of a green curtain with a sign for agency hanging from it; on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely early 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Easter parade trophy winners
Easter Parade on the Plaza, Easter Bunny (Sheila Stevens) and Melissa Stevens posing for a group photo with the trophy winners in front of a pink curtain and a sign for the agency; mixed group of men, women, and young children, mostly girls; one African American man; on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely early 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Flo and Melissa Stevens with the Easter Bunny and parade trophy winners
Flo Stevens, the Easter Bunny (unidentified person wearing the costume) and Melissa Stevens standing at the end of a line of Easter parade trophy winners (Men, Women, children) standing together on a stage in front of green curtain and a sign for the modeling agency; some are holding trophies, some of the children have balloons; on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., April 15, 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mounted on Foam Board; handwritten date on photo: 1990.
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.
Flo, Sheila, Patricia, and Melissa Stevens
Flo Stevens in a fur coat and holding a handbag and wearing a hat standing with her daughters Sheila, Patricia, and Melissa; Patricia is holding an open umbrella; standing in a stone and brick courtyard, presumably on the Country Club Plaza somewhere; taken as part of the Easter Parade festivities., 1967, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mayor Richard Berkley and his wife Sandy at the Easter parade
Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Richard Berkley with his wife waving to spectators during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza; other parade participants can be seen around them with pink balloons; someone behind the mayor is holding up a Jayhawk from Kansas University; overcast skies; the mayor and his wife are looking to the left., No date; likely early 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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, 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, 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
Melissa Steven, the Easter Bunny, and Mayor Emanuel Cleaver posing for a photo together during an Easter Parade 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 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.
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) during the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri; Patricia is wearing a judges badge., March 26, 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mounted on Foam Board; handwritten date on photo: Mar 26-1989.
Melissa, Flo, unidentified man, and Patricia Stevens with the Easter Bunny
Melissa Stevens, the Easter Bunny (unidentified person wearing the costume), Flo Stevens holding hands with an unidentified man, and Patricia Stevens all posing together for a photo at the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., April 15, 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mounted on Foam Board; handwritten date on photo: 1990.
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.
Patricia Stevens watching a model at the Easter parade
Unidentified model in a short yellow dress and white hat, gloves, shoes, and handbag at the Easter parade on the Country Club Plaza; a line of people behind her are watching including Patricia Stevens (far left) and Flo Stevens (likely; second from the right)., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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