Image Gallery

December 8th 1933

Group portrait of Donnelly Garment Company employees in costume at company Hollywood Blowout party.

1939

Dancers at the Pla-Mor Ballroom, taken by Tynen & Murphy Photographers, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1939. The Pla-Mor was located at 3142 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 4th 1939

Photograph of Artie Banks standing outside the entrance to Crown Drugstore at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

Photograph of Alfred Benjamin Dispensary (right) and Jewish Educational Building (left) at the northeast corner of Harrison Street and Admiral Boulevard.

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

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

December 9th 1941

Photograph of Sally Rand (far left) seated at the head table of a South Central Business Association luncheon. To her left sits association president Orvis A. Sturdy, the Rev.

Exterior of the Administration Building of the Country Day School, later called Pembroke Country Day School. It was once located near the southeastern corner of 51st Street and State Line Road.

1934

Photograph of a bullet hole on a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

January 8th 1933

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on January 8, 1933 showing the governors-elect of Missouri and Kansas: Guy B. Park, Governor-Elect of Missouri and Alfred M.

November 22nd 1923

Postcard showing The Paseo looking south from the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the exterior of Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium, ca. 1930s. This vantage point faces southwest from the intersection of 13th Street and Wyandotte Street.

June 16th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Bess Chaplin standing under her pergola. Her husband, George H. Chaplin was a sales agent at Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1929

Publicity photo of Chic Scoggin and His Pla-Mor Orchestra standing outside of the Pla-Mor Ballroom on the sidewalk; caption reads: Yours for dance satisfaction / Chic Scoggin's Pla-Mor Ball Ro

Portrait of John B. Gage, reform mayoral candidate in 1940.

Photograph of the Swope School, once located at the northeast corner of Cleveland Avenue and 55th Street. It was named after Thomas H. Swope.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Waggener Paint Company associated with Pratt & Lambert, Inc.

Six members of the Chauncey Downs Orchestra performing with drums, three saxophones, a trumpet and an upright bass.

October 1st 1931

Postcard looking east past the intersection of 12th Street and Wyandotte Street.

March 19th 1937

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

Photograph of the patients' and employees' dining room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Kansas City Structural Steel facility and grounds, once located north of Metropolitan Avenue between South 21st and 24th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

Postcard looking west towards the Kansas City Municipal Airport passenger station at night.

1938

Publicity photo of the Boogie Woogie Boys: Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Meade Lewis, and Joe Turner, ca. 1938. Source: Claude Williams.

1936

Photograph of the board of trustees for the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation. The members are Rev. John Vasiliades, President Elias S.

March 1949

1940's photograph of Main Street looking north towards 5th Street from just south of the intersection of Main and Missouri Avenue.

Circa 1935 photograph of the interior of the Liberty Memorial Museum.

1928

Advertisement for the re-election of Ewing C. Bland as Judge of the Kansas City Court of Appeals, Jackson County, Missouri.

May 14th 1937

An autochrome photograph of rugosa roses by the house of W. Malcom Lowry, taken from the northeast. Lowry was a Kansas City engineer at Henrici-Lowry Engineering Company.

January 19th 1929

Soup line at the northeast corner of 6th and Delaware, in Kansas City, Missouri. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

June 15th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's residence, taken from the northwest. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

1925

Photograph looking north along the east side of Broadway Boulevard at 12th Street. The New Broadway Hotel and Hotel Brunswick are pictured to the left.

1935

Seated, autographed portrait of Conrad Mann. Reads: "To N. Emerson Paton, With every good wish to a faithful civic worker, Conrad Mann, KC 5/17/35."

This photograph was taken looking west-southwest near the south entrance of Benton Boulevard just north of Swope Parkway.

October 21st 1922

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri financial district from atop the Bell Telephone Building at the northwest corner of 11th Street and Oak Street.

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.