Image Gallery

Portrait of James A. Reed with finger in the air.

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.

Photograph of men and boys posed outside of the Boys Hotel Main Building (right) and Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (left).

1932

Full length group photograph of three of the Blue Devils, taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, (left to right): Theo Ross, Lester Young, and Buster Smith, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

Postcard of the Hotel Commonwealth, once located on the west side Broadway Boulevard between 12th and 13th Streets.

Photograph of boys reading and studying in the library at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

1938

Photograph of a young man and sheep posed outdoors next to a Shawnee Mission Future Farmers of America sign in 1938.

January 5th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description of Herbert Allen Farmer, Inmate #46084, which includes aliases, information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and me

1922

Scene in Kansas City, Missouri, looking west on 13th street near Oak Street. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Sealright Company plant, a paper products, bottle caps, and food packaging manufacturer, in the Fairfax district of Kansas City, Kansas, south of the Fairfax Airpo

Circa 1930 photograph of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church located at 901 W. 23rd Street (now Avenida Cesar E Chavez).

Photograph of boys and men posed with a "Boys Hotel" banner on the steps of the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Circa 1928 photograph with partial frontal street level view of the Home Trust Company, located at 1117-1119 Walnut Street.

May 25th 1938

Group photograph of a gathering of Kansas School for the Deaf students and others, likely members of the South Kansas City Business Club, in 1938.

May 7th 1934

An autochrome photograph of to the west entrance of R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

June 1941

Photograph of the Harmony Lunch Restaurant, once located at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with rear and side view of the Walsix Building, located at the southwest corner of 6th and Walnut streets.

1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed trafficway in 48th Street looking west from Oak Street."

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of tennis players at Big Eleven Lake athletic event, Work's Progress Administration Recreation Supervision, Kansas City, Kansas.

November 1st 1921

Postcard of General Jacques, General Diaz, Marshal Foch, General Pershing, and Admiral Beatty at the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921.

Photograph with view of Quindaro ruins, Kansas City, Kansas, showing portions of remaining stone wall.

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Liberty Memorial from just south of Union Station The back of the postcard includes a

This photograph was taken looking east-southeast at the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph with an exterior street level view of Lowell Public School located at the southeast corner of 27th Street and Madison Avenue. The school was named after James Russell Lowell.

Photograph of the Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant, as well as the Lydia Market and Lydia Plaza buildings in the background.

August 16th 1922

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 6th 1937

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking east-southeast.

May 12th 1921

Children racing on tricycles at first Country Club District Community Field Day in 1921 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. Six schools and one kindergarten participated.

Photograph of White Hall at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

This photograph was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Maple Boulevard and Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of a Hippopotamus named Cleopatra begging for hay at the Swope Park Zoo.

Photograph of Kansas City ministers [possibly as part of a New Era District meeting] with leaders of the Women's Missionary Union posed outside of the main entrance to the Paseo Baptist Church

Circa 1920 photograph of St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church located at the southwest corner of 9th and McGee streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Street light in view.

July 28th 1937

Clipping entitled "'Their Terms Have Expired'" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on July 28, 1937 with caption stating, "That was the only reason given Tuesday by Gov.

Photograph of the Daughters of Penelope group, including Anna Kartsonis, in an unknown location circa 1935.

Nurses Miss Shultz and Miss Hilda Fiedler (later Mrs. Lawrence Williams) posing as a nurse and patient at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

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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.