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Mutual Musicians Foundation Photograph Collection

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MMF Photo Collection (original project image thumbnails)

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MMF images for the original project comprise the west, south and north wall photos of the MMF lounge (as they were displayed in 2003), plus 181 individual prints identified by Chuck Haddix, UMKC Marr Sound Archives, for their historical significance and unique preservation needs. West Wall: #1ww-64ww; South Wall: #1sw-45sw; North Wall: #1nw-12nw; Individual Prints: #1-181.

The remaining photos in the care of UMKC LaBudde Special Collections were digitized in 2009. Individual Prints: #182-503.

Photos By Exhibit Section

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Local 627 grand banner courtesy Mutual Musicians Foundation

Introduction: Kansas City Jazz

1917-23: Local 627 & The Early Jazz Bands

1924-28: President Shaw

1929-35: Territorial Bands & A New Headquarters

1936-41: 627 Stomp

1942-50: War Years & The Aftermath

1950-60: A New Generation & President

1960-70: Merger of Local 34 & 627

Mutual Musicians Foundation: The Tradition Jams On

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