Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Labor and Industry

Image Gallery

Photograph of a police officers restraining a protester at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

3 /17 /1937

The new municipal wharf on the east side of state line in Missouri, opposite the airport.

Photograph of a trained nurse in front of the first aid supplies at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas Ci

1937

1930's photograph of the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. The airport was active between the years 1921 and 1985.

Photograph of the hospital room at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

1937

An excerpt of the examination of George Cauthen by plaintiff attorney Mr. Depping.

Photograph of Chester A. Franklin standing by the door of the Kansas City Call Building.

Aerial view of Kansas City's Municipal Airport with the Missouri River and downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Photograph of a Donnelly Garment Company picnic, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed at Winnwood Beach.

7 /19 /1930

Old municipal market and city hall in the process of being torn down for a new municipal market.

1 /27 /1938

Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge, with the Mark Twain and the General Ashburn, stern wheelers, carrying Patrick J.

6 /27 /1932

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey posing in front of her restaurant, Black Hawk Barbecue & Buffet.

Photograph of the Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant, as well as the Lydia Market and Lydia Plaza buildings in the background.

Photograph of men standing on the James Street Station Platform, Kansas City, Kansas before the last streetcar to pass over the elevated street rai

12 /29 /1922

Early 1920's photograph of the Southard Feed Mill, between Minnesota Avenue and Armstrong Avenue on the east side of North 3rd Street, Kansas

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1936 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

12 /19 /1936

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