Image Gallery

March 28th 1932

Clipping with two photographs entitled "Happy and Smiling Democratic Leaders of Kansas City at St. Louis State Convention" and "Mrs.

June 24th 1933

An autochrome photograph of May W. Larabee's residence, taken from the north. Her deceased husband was Fredrick D. Larabee, President, Larabee Milling Company.

Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra, taken by Bert Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

June 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph looking east over Lake Hiwassee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Late 1930's pastel teal, short-sleeve, shirt-waist dress created by Nelly Don Inc. The garment features rhinestone buttoned top and matching belt worn at the natural waist.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of civilians and members of the military at a bookmobile, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

May 9th 1935

An autochrome photograph of C. W. Larabee's residence, taken from the northeast. Larabee was secretary-treasurer of the Garden Shop.

September 22nd 1933

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

Postcard showing the Swope Park swimming pool, located on Riverside Drive in the northeast corner of Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

Henry J. Allen, Governor of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. He also served as a senator from Kansas from 1929 to 1931, and was the editor and publisher of the Wichita Beacon newspaper.

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

1930

Photograph showing staff and patients in waiting room of the Alfred Benjamin Dispensary, once located on the north side of Admiral Boulevard between Harrison Street and Troost Avenue.

Photograph with exterior view of the Church of Christ (Hedrickite Church) or (Temple Lot) located in Independence, Missouri, at River Boulevard and Lexington Avenue on what is referred to as the Te

July 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Willow Lake, taken from the south. Willow Lake is located at the southeast corner of 63rd Street and Ensley Lane.

October 13th 1926

Postcard of The Stats, a hotel once located at the northeast corner of Wyandotte Street and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

March 30th 1938

Photograph of T. J. Pendergast (left) and James M. Pendergast (right). The caption on the back of the image reads, "KC 440785, K.C. POLITICAL SMILES AS MACHINE CLICKS KANSAS CITY, MO.----T.

Photograph of boys reading and studying in the library at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of the Browning, King and Co. Building, once located at the northeast corner of Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard) and 11th Street. The YWCA building is shown in the background.

1932

Photograph with slide description: "Waiting room, Union Station, K.C., Mo. (1932)." This vantage point faces north-northwest into the waiting room from the lobby.

1922

The Mission Hills Homes Company was operating a school bus to transport children from the Mission Hills area to the William Cullen Bryant, Sunset Hill, and Country Day Schools in Missouri, there be

July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of a fountain and summer house, taken from the southeast in the gardens at The Walnuts.

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.

1927

The restored residence of the missionary at the Shawnee Indian Mission with a child sitting out front.

Photograph of City Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, which opened on October 25, 1937. This vantage point faces north-north-east on Oak Street between 12th and 13th Streets.

1927

Portrait of Phil Baxter taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1927-28. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

June 26th 1917

Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital Auxiliary, No.

Snapshot of Lester Young with three unidentified women, no date. Source: Elmer Orrie.

Photograph of the Sumner School, once located on west side of Wyoming Street between 9th Street and St. Louis Avenue.

1920

Kansas Citians skating on the lake at the Kansas City Country Club, now Loose Park, in the winter of 1920.

Photograph of the Mark Twain Public School, once located on the north side of 60th Street between Swope Parkway and Jackson Avenue.

June 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Henry A. Auerbach's house taken from the northeast in the spring of 1934. Auerbach was co-founder of the Palace Clothing Company.

Big Joe Turner

Photograph of Kansas City blues shouter Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr.

June 30th 1932

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

Photograph of the E. F. Swinney School, located on the north side of 47th Street between Holly Street and Jarboe Street. The school was named for Edward F.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors intimidating garment employees at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Pages

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.