Image Gallery

July 11th 1926

Photograph of the First Annual Picnic of the American Helelenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Heart of America Chapter 73, taking place in Walnut Grove Park in south Kansas City near

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Harlan Leonard band in recording studio, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

Group photo of Blue Devils band standing around their instruments at radio station KFJF; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, ca. 1928.

Undated, unidentified photograph of a home in Kansas City, Kansas. A car can be seen to the left of the house.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Large Ballot Unwieldy" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

March 17th 1937

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

March 21st 1937

Photograph of a woman with torn clothing, "caught in the middle of a fight between women garment workers and strike pickets," outside of a dress factory in Memphis, Tennessee.

1940's photograph of the Holy Rosary School after the new front addition to the old building. This vantage point faces east on Campbell Street from just south of Missouri Avenue.

July 18th 1938

Mugshot for Frank P. Dixon, Inmate #53423. Dixon was sentenced to two years in the U.S.

Photograph with an exterior, full street level view of Martin School. The school was named after school board member Judge Edward L. Martin.

1938

Wide view of Oak Meyer Gardens housing development. This vantage point faces northwest from 69th Street and Holmes Road.

Autographed head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Russell (Clara) Stover of Russell Stover Candies.

May 31st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking southeast.

October 1933

Photograph of the front entrance to the Harry M. Evans Children's Home-Finding Society, showing a young child in a basket looking at a visitor.

1926

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

March 17th 1937

Photograph of policemen restraining a protestor at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

October 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the north end of the Lake of the Woods, taken from the south. The lake is located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.

1922

This picnic oven in Indian Hills was a favorite spot of Mr. Nichols, and the family often spent an evening here. Mr.

January 26th 1924

Photograph looking north on Brookside Boulevard just south of its intersection with 53rd Street Terrace.

October 5th 1937

Photograph of the Annual Missionary Baptist Convention, held at the First Baptist Church in downtown Kansas City, Kansas on October 5, 1937.

May 8th 1934

Portrait of Sally Rand with full body feather fan. Rand inscribes on the photo, "To The South Central Business Association, My friends and boosters, all happiness and prosperity.

Interior of speakeasy/nightclub Dante's Inferno, once located at 1104 Independence Avenue. This photograph was taken circa 1934 by Kaufman Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of Joe Sanders seated at the piano.

Photograph from the stockyards with partial view of men prodding cattle in a livestock pen with a broomhandle.

July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Frank M. Bernardin's residence, taken from the southeast in the summer of 1932. Bernardin was district manager of the General Electric Supply Corporation.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Bemis Brothers Bag Company; located at 925 and 937 Wyoming Street.

Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra posed in costume as hayseeds, taken by Anderson Photo Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

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.

October 10th 1936

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

May 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the motor entrance and blooming spireas of "Elmhurst", the residence of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T.

1935

This picture was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road).

This photograph was taken looking south-southwest at the intersection of 18th Street and The Paseo.

July 23rd 1930

Photograph of Anderson Photo Company employees playing croquet at the company picnic at Winnwood Beach.

September 8th 1938

An autochrome photograph of the Scout Statue, as seen from atop Scout Hill in Penn Valley Park, looking north. Downtown Kansas City, Missouri is picture in the background.

Circa 1920 photograph with frontal view of the first Saint Francis Seraph Catholic Church (right) and the parochial school (left).

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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.