Featured Galleries


Frank Lauder Autochrome Collection

The Frank Lauder Autochromes consist of unique color images of homes, gardens, and landmarks in the Kansas City metropolitan area during the time period.

Anderson Photo Company Collection

Anderson Photo Company was one of the most famous and active commercial photography firms for events and buildings in Kansas City during the time period.

Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection

This selection of postcards depicts 1910-1940 Kansas City in vivid color and includes long-hand letters written on the back of each photo print. 

Nichols Company Scrapbooks

This gallery relates to the activities and history of the J.C. Nichols Company, the premier real estate company in the Kansas City area during the time period.