Image Gallery

June 11th 1935

Bryce B. Smith, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, speaking over KMBC Radio.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Palace Clothing Company Building; located on the northwest corner of 12th Street and Grand Avenue.

October 31st 1921

Negative of postmaster congratulating pilot on first airmail run, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. This photograph was taken by R. S.


Photograph looking north along Troost Avenue from just south of Linwood Boulevard, at night with long exposure. Street outfitted with Christmas decorations.

Portrait of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Heart of America Chapter 73 including Steve Sakoulas, Louis Kartsonis, and Father Nicholas Speloitis in the 1930s.

August 1924

Photograph with partial front view of Perky Brothers Transfer and Storage Company on the north side of Independence Avenue between Benton Boulevard and Indiana Avenue.

November 28th 1923

Photograph looking north along the west side of Oak Street from the south side of 9th Street. The Delico Café and Oakley Hotel is pictured.

Aerial view of Kansas City, Missouri, looking north-northeast with the Missouri River in the background.

Photograph with an exterior view of a group of students identified as the 1922 graduating class from Scarritt School. Students would have gone on to Northeast High School and graduated in 1926.

Photograph of a woman boarding a Strang Line train, with a motorman standing on a step looking to the right, circa 1930.

Photograph of a corner of a tool room in the Vocational Agricultural Department at the Shawnee Mission Rural High School, circa 1935.


Photograph of George McGee, Lillie Knight, and Ralph T. Harding (left to right) with R. H. Moore removed from the picture to the right.

September 3rd 1940

Photograph of the southeast corner of 63rd Street and Brookside Plaza. Parkview Drugstore is pictured.

November 1925

This picture was taken looking northwest just south of the intersection of 71st Street (now Gregory Boulevard) and Wornall Road.

Portrait of Tom Pendergast.

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

Photograph of four men standing in front of Scheper's garage and hardware store in the early 1900s.

An autochrome photograph of H. B. Thompson's residence, taken from the northeast. Thompson was President & General Manager of American Sand Company.

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

April 30th 1938

Mugshots of John H. Drummond, Inmate #52962. Drummond was sentenced to two years in the U.S.


Photograph with caption, "Main Street at 41st, looking north showing the proposed diagonal connection with Brookside Boulevard and new 60 foot roadway as fixed by recent condemnation." Th


Photograph of the farmer's market at the northeast corner of 38th and State Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Ernest F. Robinson's house and rock garden, taken from the south. Robinson was a Kansas City surgeon.


A portrait of Walt Disney.

Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra, likely taken at the Chestnut Inn circa 1940.

October 11th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Hazel B. Healey standing next to her six foot tall "Radiance" roses. Her husband, Michael J.

January 1933

Photograph of Miss McBee's students of Woodland Public School, posed outside the south-facing southwest entrance to the school.

Photograph of the Strang Line car barn and power plant in Overland Park, Kansas, circa the 1910s.


Lincoln Theatre group photo of employees, ca. 1926. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 8th 1928

Mugshots of Flore Picralli, Inmate #30645. Picralli was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of violating the Prohibition Act.

Jay McShann at piano with his orchestra posed around, no date. Source: Charles Goodwin.

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.

A color glass plate positive photograph of the view looking southeast across the Swope Park gardens near the Shelter House (now the Battle of Westport Visitor Center).

Photograph of an elderly Black woman standing in the doorway of a home in Olathe, Kansas, circa 1940.

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of Charles Binaggio.

Photograph of James A. Reed and Nell Donnelly Reed's sunroom in their home at 5236 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri. The caption reads, "#4 Sunroom.