Image Gallery

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri.

July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Laura Conyers Smith (wife of Clifford B. Smith) sitting amongst a group of yellow water lily flowers at their property at Lake Quivira.

October 27th 1922

Postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple at the northwest corner of Troost Avenue and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 10th 1922

Photograph looking south along the west side of Oak Street from 11th Street. The B'nai Jehudah Temple, Hotel Kathryn, Walker Laundry, and Hotel Empress are pictured to the right.

Postcard showing the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to W.

November 28th 1936

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1925 photograph of Grace English Lutheran Church in the winter at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Madison Avenue. Part of the Ohio Synod and dedicated October 9, 1921.

1925

Photograph looking east on the north side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Charlotte Street and Campbell Street. The Globe Laundry is pictured in the background.

1940

Photograph looking east toward businesses at the southeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Defeo Fruit Co., L.

Photograph with full, street level view of Switzer School, located at 1829 Madison Avenue. It was named for Henry Switzer, Secretary of the Board of Education from 1875 to 1880.

1940s photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs standing side by side on field with fans in stands behind team in Kansas City, Missouri. From left to right players are identified as N. Allen, R.

Photograph showing improvements to Brush Creek, Kansas City, Missouri, with the widened Wornall Road Bridge in the background, ca. 1930s.

1937

Photograph of the cafeteria at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. The employees are provided food there "at a minimum cost."

Photograph of Romanelli Fountain at the intersection of 69th Street, Edgevale Road, and Wornall Road. This vantage point faces east towards Wornall Road.

Photograph of boys attending a Sunday morning service in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

May 15th 1926

Texas Tommies in posed shot on stage at Submarine Ballroom, May 15, 1936. Phil Baxter shown standing third from right.

December 8th 1933

Photograph of Ralph T. Harding, Lillie Knight, and Clarence Click (left to right) in the court room.

Photograph with full, exterior view of a Friends Church located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Bales Avenue. The pastor is noted on the back of the photograph as the Reverand J.

1950

Photographs and quotes from Tony Gizzo, Kansas City mafia figure, during his testimony before the U.S.

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees posed around a camera at an unidentified location.

March 22nd 1935

Dust Bowl period photograph of school children in Kansas City during a dust storm on March 22, 1935.

Circa 1930 photograph of students and a teacher on a double-decker bus parked outside of the Woodland Public School, located on the north side of 8th Street between Woodland Avenue and Euclid Avenu

December 3rd 1936

Photograph showing an interior view identified as "Adult Education English Class, Guadalupe Center, 1015 W. 23, Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 3, 36." Individuals not identified.

Portrait photograph of Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

May 28th 1931

Postcard showing part of the Packing House District in Kansas City, Kansas.

June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira from the Smiths' doorway.

1920

Long stone bench located in The Piazzetta, a woman with a basket of flowers sits in the center of the bench.

Chauncey Downs and five unidentified women behind a microphone with instrumentalists in the background.

Photograph of St. Vincent's Catholic Church at 3106 Flora Avenue. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Flora Avenue between 31st and 32nd Street.

August 7th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a women standing near a statue in the Romanelli Gardens subdivision near the intersection of 68th Street Terrace and Ward Parkway.

1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 11th Street from the west side of Walnut Street. Helzberg's Diamond Shop is pictured to the left.

October 8th 1933

An autochrome photograph of four sculptures at the intersection of Tomahawk Road and Ensley Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

Photograph with frontal and side view of the R. A. Long Building, located on the northwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue.

February 25th 1931

Photograph of the jury of twelve men at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game.

Photograph of improvements made to Blue River south to the limits of Swope Park, Kansas City, for purposes of flood control, ca. 1930s.

An autochrome photograph of four people dressed in festive clothing and standing by the Country Club Plaza Fiesta flags on display at the corner of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nicho

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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.