Image Gallery

Photograph with an interior view of children seated around the library table and viewing an aquarium with their teacher at the Greenwood School kindergarten.

1930's photograph showing the Granada Theater, built by Ben Gorman, 1015 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kansas.

1922

Home of Chester C. Smith at 6418 Washington Street. Smith was later president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company (1330 Baltimore Avenue) during the company strike in 1941.

Photograph of Strang Line interurban railway conductor Leonidas "Lon" Cave, wearing his conductor's uniform, standing on the sidewalk in front of a line of houses near 79th and Santa Fe Drive circa

March 15th 1938

The Wornall Homestead Homes Association Annual Dinner on March 15, 1938.

1931

Wider exterior view of Country Club Plaza, at night and during Christmas time, buildings covered in lights with snow on the ground.

Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

Photograph of a Transcontinental and Western Air employee using a tractor to pull a Douglas DC-2-112 Skyliner, NC13790, airplane back into its hangar at Municipal Airport.

July 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's garden and residence, taken from the northeast and showing the rear of the house.

Photograph of children at lunch at the West Side Baptist Day Nursery.

September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza on Broadway between 47th Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road).

March 29th 1932

Clipping from the St.

Portrait photograph of the Page family of Olathe, Kansas, in the 1920s. David Page is seated at left, next to Mariah Cartwright.

September 28th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 52nd Street.

Interior photograph of the Lake Quivira Country Club dining room in 1931 or 1932.

September 13th 1918

Postcard showing the Blue River and Swope Park Swinging Bridge, located to the southwest of The Lagoon in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri.

Postcard of the Kansas City-Smithville Race Track, once located east of Bridge Street and north of Little Platte River in Smithville, Missouri.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

Altered photograph of Nick Penna, chauffeur and bodyguard to Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio.

May 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of R. A. Long's residence, taken from the southwest. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

June 1936

In June 1936, the J. C. Nichols Company built this home at 6505 State Line Road for W. Edwin Bixby, president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company.

Photograph of a trolley car traveling along the Strang Line interurban railway tracks in the early 1900s. A stone car barn and engine room are visible in the background. 

October 19th 1918

Postcard from the Treasury Department of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance that acts as a receipt of payment from William E. Foster to Jessie Mae Foster of Liberty, Missouri. William E.

April 2nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of crocuses sprouting after 2000 bulbs were planted on Grant I. Rosenzweig's property. Rosenzweig was a Kansas City lawyer.

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

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors at a sit-in on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

April 28th 1942

A color glass plate positive photograph of morning glories growing on George H. Nettleton residence, taken from the west. Five women are pictured seated on the porch.

October 23rd 1936

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

May 18th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southeast.

Circa 1925 photograph with interior view of the original Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra seated and posed with their instruments.

September 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain at the intersection of Edgevale Road and 69th Street. This vantage point faces east with the home at 6851 Edgevale Road in the left background.

June 17th 1932

Photograph with full frontal portrait of Frank Cromwell on porch of the Swope Memorial Golf Course clubhouse.

August 4th 1931

Postcard showing the Verona Columns in the Country Club District in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Mission Drive, Overhill Road, and Ensley Lane.

Photograph of the doctors of General Hospital #2, a hospital for African-Americans once located just north of the intersection of 22nd Street and McCoy Avenue (now Kenwood Avenue).

Portrait of Elsie Child (Mrs. H. C. Child), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1938-1940. Portrait of Leona Koehler Ryan (Mrs. L. K. Ryan), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1940-1942.

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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.