Image Gallery

1925

Photograph of the Strang Line car barn after it was destroyed by fire in 1925.

May 29th 1933

An autochrome photograph of George Harvey Davis's house, taken from the west. Davis was president of the Davis-Noland-Merrill Grain Company.

September 1st 1932

Postcard of the William T. Fitzsimons Fountain, located between the northbound and southbound lanes of The Paseo just north of 12th Street.

Home built by Edward Dickinson at 810 W. 52nd Street, and then resided in by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schutte.

This photograph of the Southeast Side Business District was taken looking southeast from the intersection of Prospect Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1926

Three photographs of Senator James A. Reed with amusing captions.

A color glass plate positive photograph of people playing golf at the eighth hole of the Swope Memorial Golf Course.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Faxon and Gallagher Drug Company; located on the northwest corner of 8th Street and Broadway Boulevard.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of people seated under a pavilion tent at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Photograph of the old City Market facilities on the west side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street.

Photograph of the Wolferman Building located on the northeast corner of 59th and Main. Also shows delivery cars and men presumed to be Wolferman employees.

Photograph of a Lockheed Orion 9E airplane, NC12283, and a Northrop Alpha 4A airplane, NC933Y, at Municipal Airport in winter. Both aircraft were owned by Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA).

Photograph of the back end of the Victoria Hotel at the northeast corner of 9th Street and McGee Street showing K & P Cleaners as a tenant in the building.

1940's photograph of the Holy Rosary Church (left) and the parochial school (right). This vantage point faces southeast from the northwest corner of Campbell Street and Missouri Avenue.

circa ,1930

Photograph of the Philip Reinhardt house at 5637 Cherokee Circle on a snowy winter day circa 1930.

March 27th 1932

Clipping entitled "Ready for the Big Parade" from the Kansas City Times on March 28, 1932 that shows Kansas City Democrats boarding trains the previous day to the Democratic State Convent

May 1st 1935

Photograph capturing one of the hardships faced by families during the Dust Bowl--starving cattle.

Nurse Miss McKinzie ("who got fired yesterday," per a note written on the back of the photograph) posing in a baby bed with a hot water bottle on her stomach at The Willows Maternity Home

1925

Photograph looking west along north side of 12th Street from Main Street. The Hotel Glennon, Hotel Dixon, Sexton Hotel, Gayety Theater and Hotel Muehlebach are pictured.

Interior photograph of the Kittle Dry Goods store in downtown Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1935. A man, likely owner O. H.

September 9th 1920

Postcard showing Kansas City, Missouri from atop the R. A. Long Building at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

January 25th 1930

Program for the third annual dinner of the Fifteenth Ward Regular Democratic Club, a Joe Shannon "Rabbit" faction organization.

Photograph with an aerial view of the industrial area looking south along the Blue River.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Part of Ransom Money" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

December 17th 1928

Postcard labeled as the Bell Memorial Hospital at the University of Kansas Medical School, once located several blocks north of the present day University of Kansas Medical Center.

June 29th 1935

An autochrome photograph of swimmers at the northeast corner pool at Unity Farm (Unity Village). This photograph was taken from the west.

1930

Thamon Hayes’ Rockets on stage at Fairyland Park, ca. 1930. Fairyland Park was located at the southeast corner of Prospect Avenue and 75th Street.

Circa 1920 photograph with aerial view of New Richards Field which soon became known as Municipal Airport. Hannibal Bridge is pictured in the background.

1930

Photograph of opera singer Laurence Pierot, Holy Cross Pastor Rev. J. P. Prendergast, and Holy Cross Choir Director William Saeger standing outside the Holy Cross Catholic Church after Mass.

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.

1935

Photograph of the Emery, Bird, Thayer building, once located on the north side of 11th Street between Walnut Street and Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard).

1927

Postcard of the passenger station at the Municipal Airport.

June 8th 1928

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

June 1928

Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of a crowd viewing one of the events at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

1921

Photograph of the 1921 graduates of the Boys Hotel Day School posed in the library of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

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