Image Gallery

October 8th 1932

This 48-page issue of the Jackson County Medical Journal focuses on the "Kansas City General Hospital: Colored Division", also known as General Hospital No. 2.

1927

Photograph with slide description, "Over W. Bottoms past Stock Exchange, from 20th and top of bluff; K. C., Mo.

1932

Full length group photograph of three of the Blue Devils, taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, (left to right): Ernie Williams, George Hudson, Lester Young, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Mill Creek Drive at 47th Street, showing the proposed roadway due north to Brookside Boulevard Extension and main at 41st Street.

Photograph of Joe Sanders seated at the piano.

March 7th 1932

The first postcard shows The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards The Scout Statue.

November 1921

Harry S. Truman and the 129th Field Artillery in front of the Muehlebach Hotel during the November 1921 Armistice parade in Kansas City, MO.

This photograph was taken looking west on the northwest corner of Admiral Boulevard and Harrison Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

March 31st 1923

Photograph of storefronts along the southwest corner of 11th Street and Broadway Boulevard. New Broadway Hotel sign in view as well as entrance to Denver Pharmacy.

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.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of the soda pop stand from Setzler's Soda Water Company at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

May 30th 1929

Photograph of Reverend Jas P. Nichol, assistant pastor at Holy Cross Parish, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Chief Scout Executive.

1925

Photograph looking east from the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and 12th Street. The Hotel Missouri, Missouri Theater, and Hotel Rasbach is picture on the left.

A billboard for the KMBC radio program Phenomenon: Electrifying History.

January 5th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description of Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements.

1939

Mary Lou Williams and Andy Kirk looking over an arrangement of "Moten Swing" for Decca Records "Kansas City Jazz" album produced by Dave Dexter.

October 1st 1933

An autochrome photograph of a pool, taken from the south on the grounds of the University of Kansas City (now University of Missouri - Kansas City).

1934

Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

May 9th 1935

Identification on photograph reads "The Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association were entertained at the new home of Mrs.

April 21st 1922

Postcard showing the Kansas City, Missouri business district from atop Union Station. This elevated vantage point faces north, showing Main Street on the right and the H. D.

1926

Studio portrait of George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra posed playing instruments, ca. 1926.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Where the roadway would enter Wyandotte Street at 51st." This vantage point faces northeast from near the intesection of Wyandotte and 51st.

December 8th 1931

Portrait of Jean Harlow holding a bouquet of flowers.

May 24th 1927

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Burnap-Meyer, Incorporated, a printing company; located at 1021 McGee Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast across McGee Street.

August 23rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of an interior patio with movable skylight in the residence of Mack B. Nelson.

Architectural rendering of a planned United States Courthouse on Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) between 8th and 9th Street, to be completed by 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri.

1935

Clipping of a photograph by Strauss-Peyton showing "Mrs. James Madison Kemper, Publicity Chairman for the Notre Dame de Sion Recital, Friday, April 20, Hotel Kansas Citian."

Photograph of the the Industrial Arts Class at Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1923

Some of the earlier homes built in Armour Hills, this block of homes is part of the Edgevale Road group. The spectators in the photograph include Grace Carlson and Ernest Holt.

July 30th 1919

Postcard of the B.P.O. Elks Club No. 26 in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 7th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

February 9th 1934

Photograph of the Beau Brummel Club's 15th anniversary celebration at the Elk's Place Restaurant.

Photograph of the Transcontinental and Western Air employees at the TWA administrative office at Municipal Airport.

Photograph of a Butler Blackhawk airplane, only one of eleven produced by the Butler Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Butler Manufacturing Company of Kansas City. This aircraft, reg.

Photograph with full, exterior street level view of "Madison School for the Deaf & Dumb", once located at the northeast corner of 29th Street and Wyandotte Street.

September 1924

Completed construction of Southwest High School at 65th Street and Wornall Road.

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.