Image Gallery

Postcard of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Temple Lot in Independence, Missouri.

1940

Photograph of St. Agnes Academy teachers Sister Marie Rosemarie and Sister Mary Pauline.

1938

Photograph by J. E. Miller of Woodie Walder's Swing Unit.

September 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Albert R. Jones's 165 foot long residence, taken from the northwest. Jones was a Kansas City lawyer.

September 28th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Don Carlos Guffey's house, taken from the southeast. Guffey was a Kansas City physician.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of a cowboy band performing at a recreation center in Kansas City, Kansas, part of the Works Progress Administration.

An autochrome photograph of H. H. Beels standing next to a large polygonum vine. Beels was treasurer of Gallup Map & Supply Company.

1919

Photograph of the intersection of 9th Street and Locust Street taken from the public library window at the northeast corner of the intersection.

December 24th 1936

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

Photograph of seven young men in the recreation room and lobby of the Boy's Hotel and Boy's Club.

Photograph of the stone Overland Park School building, built in 1909, near the intersection of Robinson and Santa Fe in Overland Park.

April 7th 1919

Photograph looking northwest on Brook Street (presently Allen Avenue) between Fairmount Avenue and 23rd Street Trafficway (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez).

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Head and shoulders portrait of Sally Rand.

Portrait photograph of Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

1925

Photograph looking west along north side of 13th Street between Troost Avenue and Forest Avenue. The Odd Fellows Temple is pictured to the left.

Photograph of Westport Avenue (now Westport Road), looking east-northeast from the northwest corner of Westport Avenue and Broadway Boulevard.

Circa 1925 photograph looking west on the south side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Main Street and Walnut Street.

May 29th 1939

Mugshot of Pendergast tax fraud accomplice Robert Emmett O'Malley, Inmate #55296, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas.

Photograph of Chester A. Franklin standing by the door of the Kansas City Call Building.

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.

This photograph was taken looking west towards Bell Street from the intersection of 39th Street and Genessee Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 19th 1933

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing in the doorway on the property of Don A. Davis. Davis was president of Western Auto.

August 10th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the wooden slab awnings on the south side of W. Malcom Lowry's residence. Lowry was a Kansas City engineer at Henrici-Lowry Engineering Company.

1945

L. P. Cookingham, City Manager for Kansas City, Missouri, at his desk in City Hall, ca. 1945. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1939

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

1926

Home of Arthur T. Bailey at 205 E. 65th Street in Armour Hills. This vantage point faces south-southwest on 65th Street just east of Morningside Drive.

December 23rd 1932

Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas party given by employees in honor of Nell Donnelly Reed's son, David, at the Linwood Christian Community Church at the south

1930

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater Building was taken from atop the Wolferman Building looking southwest, diagonal to the theater at 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

May 15th 1925

Children in costume at the 1925 Community Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

September 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a marble bench in the Country Club Plaza on Ward Parkway between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

1938

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

1932

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. standing in front of bouquet of flowers.

1930

Photograph of a nightime baseball game at Muehlebach Field at the northwest corner of 22nd Street and Brooklyn Avenue.

Chris Harrison in traditional Greek dress for a celebration of Greek Independence Day on March 25, circa 1930s.

Pages

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.