Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Image Gallery

Photograph of the old City Market facilities on the west side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street.

April 1928

Composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City Board of Education, officers, and superintendent, "As organized April 5, 1928." Pictured are Allendoerger, C.

May 1926

Negative of Kansas City’s first airmail with Ford Harvey, George Conner and L. H. Garrison, May 1926. This photograph was taken by R. S. Knowlson at Richards Field.

October 18th 1937

Clipping entitled "Getting Their Pay" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 18, 1937 with caption stating, "Scores of Ford assembly plant employes were in line today at window

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Voters Stand in Line" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

June 8th 1935

Photograph of Pauline Thompson (front), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other three contestants during the contest at W. T.

July 11th 1937

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

An autochrome photograph of Broadway/Wornall Bridge across Brush Creek and the apartments near the Country Club Plaza, including the Locarno, the Riviera, and the Casa Loma.

August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Miss Jean Love in pose before a swimming pool at the Inghram D. Hook residence. This photograph was taken looking west from east of the pool.

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.