Image Gallery

May 12th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Albert A. Taylor's residence, taken from the northwest garden. Taylor was Chairman of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine.

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

An early picture of the Mission Hills Country Club House, once located in Kansas City, Missouri.

1942

Photograph of participants in the Summer Playground Feeding Program lined up at Mulkey Square Park.

Henry F. McElroy, Kansas City's first city manager and proponent of the Ten Year Plan.

March 22nd 1935

Dust Bowl period photograph of school children in Kansas City during a dust storm on March 22, 1935.

Two photographs of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

August 6th 1925

Photograph of young women in costumes posing in front of a building in the Kansas City area, with two men peeking out a window at the group.

November 3rd 1936

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

November 21st 1922

Postcard showing the auditorium of Newman Theater, once located on the west side of Main Street between 11th and 12th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 5th 1934

An autochrome photograph of a rock garden built by pupils at the John K. Stark School. The building is located at northwest corner of 17th Street and Stark Avenue.

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Lee E. Clark's daughters, Julia and Janet, playing with tulips on their property. This photograph was taken from the north, looking south.

January 23rd 1929

Advertisement in the Kansas City Times for the American Beauty Macaroni Products featuring Enid J. Kemper (wife of R. Crosby Kemper, Sr.) with her children Sarah Ann (Sally), R.

March 17th 1937

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

This photograph of Douglass School was taken looking northeast at the intersection of 27th Street and Jarboe Street (also known as W. Prospect Pl. at this time).

June 7th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Elizabeth Helmers with her daughter Margaret J. Helmers by a cluster of Paul's scarlet roses around the entrance to their and William C. Helmers's residence.

Photograph of John B. Gage, mayor of Kansas City from 1940 to 1946, seated at his desk with a pen in hand.

September 11th 1933

An autochrome photograph of George S. Allee's house taken from the east-southeast in the Fall of 1933. George Allee was district manager of the Missouri Automobile Club.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Insurance Building, located at the northwest corner of Oak Street and 10th Street.

1937

An employee of The Donnelly Garment Company creating embroidery on a Singer embroidery machine in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of boys posed on the front steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Gate City National Bank.

1924

William Allen White standing next to a Dodge automobile in front of the Emporia Gazette newspaper office during his campaign for Kansas governor, during which he took a stand against the Ku Klux Kl

October 6th 1929

Postcard of The Aladdin, "The Hotel with a Personality", located on the east side of Wyandotte Street just south of 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

February 8th 1932

Photograph with a close-up view of an unmarked police car with three bullet holes in the windshield.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Mutual Building; located on the southeast corner of 13th and Oak streets. Mutual Bank is located in the building.

1927

The restored residence of the missionary at the Shawnee Indian Mission. This building is located at the southeastern corner of 52nd Street and Porter Road (now 53rd Street and Mission Road).

November 1st 1921

Postcard showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking east and showing a largely residential section of northeast Kansas City, Kansas; Fairfax; Missouri River; and North Kansas City, Missouri.

July 4th 1934

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team at Natatorium Park in Spokane, Washington. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an African American band rehearsing in a park in Kansas City, Kansas.

1926

Photograph of the Ford Assembly Plant at the intersection of 10th Street and Winchester Avenue.

Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse.

August 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Julia M. Rockwell's house and garden, taken from the northeast.

March 28th 1932

Clipping entitled "Invincible Army of Kansas City Democrats Parade at State Convention - A Great Demonstration" from the Missouri Democrat on April 1, 1932 showing highlights from the Dem

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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.