Image Gallery

Photograph of the W. W. Yates School, known before 1918 as Lincoln School (right) and Lincoln High School (left).

Circa 1928 drawing with frontal and side view of the Ridenour-Baker Grocery Company, located at the southeast corner of St Louis Avenue and Mulberry Street.

February 24th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the west entrance to the Kansas City Art Institute in winter. This vantage point faces east on Warwick Boulevard just north of 45th Street.

A 1940's photograph of Kansas City's Negro Municipal Band with Dan Blackburn directing. Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

Mug shot of Frank Nash, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

Photograph of the Ivanhoe Park Congregational Church at the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and 39th Street.

May 6th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the entrance to Charles M. Howell's home while the tulips are in bloom. Howell was a Kansas City lawyer.

1930

Photograph with an interior view of a clinic at the Mexican Christian Mission showing a doctor and two nurses treating a Hispanic woman.

1934

J. C. Nichols Companies Field Construction Department trucks paving the middle of the street in the Armour Hills Gardens housing development.

June 14th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Nelda Jane in pose to dive into the swimming pool of Dan W. Moser. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses and Mrs. E. P. Haworth, superintendent, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph with partial frontal view of the New York Life Building at the intersection of 9th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

July 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Broadway.

Photograph with view of Quindaro ruins located in Kansas City, Kansas. Missouri River is visible in the background. Town of Quindaro was built in 1857.

Photograph with slide description: "Selling ice from Salvation Army Penny Ice truck, K.C., Mo." This vantage point faces northeast from the northwest corner of 13th Street and Summit Stre

Municipal Airport at night with a crowd gathered outside the main terminal building and a Ford Tri-Motor airplane on the runway.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of northeast Kansas City, Kansas. This vantage point faces east and shows the area that will eventually be remade as Jersey Creek Park.

Circa 1932 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City refrigerated route supply station, No.

May 29th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. McDermand's house, taken from the west. Her deceased husband, Frank R. McDermand, Jr., was president of the Columbian Hog and Cattle Powder Company.

Photograph of the Mark Twain Apartment building located at the southeast corner of 48th Street and Roanoke Parkway.

1925

Photograph looking south along the west side of Grand Avenue between 9th and 10th Street. The Lathrop Building (left) and Bryant & Douglas Stationery Co. (right) is pictured.

November 11th 1926

Dedication of the Liberty Memorial, a monument to those who served in World War I. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated with Dr. John W. Kepner, obstetrician, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of a bouquet of yellow water lilies sitting on a table on the property of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith.

September 20th 1926

Photograph with slide description: "Across the plaza, Liberty Memorial from the southeast; K.C., Mo. 9-20-1926."

1938

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton (printed by George C. Miller) depicting a donkey on a stark Midwestern farm.

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

February 4th 1941

Photograph looking south along the west side of Main Street from 27th Street. The caption states, "2.

September 3rd 1922

Postcard of the Ivanhoe Temple in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces east-southeast at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and Park Avenue.

Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church, once located at the southwest corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 40th Street in Westport.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of a policeman and two protestors at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

1938

Circa 1938 photograph of the Association of Daughters of Elks (St. Louis) marching in Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.

March 17th 1937

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

1939

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting four young fisherman in two boats on a small river.

Photograph of the bridge over the Blue River at 63rd Street, which provided access to the Jackson County road system.

September 25th 1933

An autochrome photograph of The Palisades as seen from the south-southwest of the stone-work terrace on Kersey Coates Drive.

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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.