Image Gallery

High contrast photograph of the Pla Mor dining and dancing area in use, no date. The Pla-Mor Ballroom was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 3rd 1919

Returning to Kansas City for reception and parade after World War I. From an album of Lorain H. Cunningham, who served in the 129th Field Artillery during World War I and was a friend of Harry S.

December 10th 1925

Photograph looking north along the east side of Main Street between Spring Street (31st Terrace) and 32nd Street.

September 25th 1933

An autochrome photograph of The Palisades as seen from the south-southwest of the stone-work terrace on Kersey Coates Drive.

Photograph of six Boy Scouts standing in a line at Camp Naish circa 1938.


Headshot portrait of George E. Lee, leader of the George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra, in a tuxedo, ca. 1926. Source: Charles Goodwin.

A color glass plate positive photograph of Ada B. Seibel standing next to regal lilies at her and Louis L. Seibel's residence. Seibel was president of Badger Lumber Company.


Small group of children standing near an Easter bunny statue at Crestwood Shops in 1923.

June 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of James Neal Foster's residence, taken from the southwest.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Goodrich Building at the northeast corner of 23rd Street and Grand Avenue.

August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast.

Photograph with slide description: "Selling ice from Salvation Army Penny Ice truck, K.C., Mo." This vantage point faces northeast from the northwest corner of 13th Street and Summit Stre

April 13th 1938

Postcard of the Kansas City Power and Light Company Building at night, located at the corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue.


Photograph of young girls in a sewing class identified as "Summer School Class, 1924." Sponsored by the Agnes Ward Amberg Club.


Photograph with full frontal view of the Spring, located on Cliff Drive.

Photograph entitled "Wading Time" in which children play in the water near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

November 29th 1918

Postcard showing Manheim Road at 39th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest down Manheim Road from the intersection of 39th Street, Virginia Avenue, and Manheim Road.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union at the Gordon Brothers Garment Company, Gernes Garment Company, and Missouri Garment Company buildi

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

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of Main Street State Bank. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Main Street between 18th Street and 19th Street.

Circa 1932 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City refrigerated route supply station, No.

March 19th 1924

Photograph looking north from the south side of intersection of 39th Street and Main Street.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of W. T. Kemper, Sr. standing near the crowd at his annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

This photograph was taken looking east-southeast at the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Exterior photograph of the Hickory Grove School, at 5900 Johnson Drive. The two story stone building opened in 1926, and was destroyed by fire in 1949. 

May 24th 1934

An autochrome photograph of flowers near the entrance to Clifford B. Smith's residence, taken looking northeast.


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 a crowd waiting at the locked gate at the criminal court building for the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett takes place. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Lincoln High School. This vantage point faces northeast on Woodland Avenue between 21st Street and 22nd Street.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers. Many railroad jobs were filled by the Mexican community in Kansas City, Kansas.

Exterior view of the nurses home at The Willows Maternity Hospital, with unidentified woman in nurse uniform seated on the steps.

May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Fairies, brownies, flowers, sunbonnet babes and overall boys, from Grades 3, 4 & 5, Woodland School playing in the operetta "On Midsummer's Day",

June 8th 1928

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

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view.

May 6th 1937

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking east-southeast.


Photograph with full frontal and side view of the Sharp Building, located on the northwest corner of 11th and Walnut streets.