Image Gallery

Photograph of the E. F. Swinney School, located on the north side of 47th Street between Holly Street and Jarboe Street. The school was named for Edward F.

A black and white glass plate positive photograph of the Kansas City Zoo entrance from an aerial view.

September 1st 1931

Postcard of the wading pool in The Grove, located at the southwestern corner of Benton Boulevard and 15th Street (now Truman Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 2nd 1937

Photograph of Monsignor Keyes carrying the Blessed Sacrament back to the chapel at the St.


Photograph looking west along 12th Street from Broadway Boulevard.


Photograph of the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri, occupied at the time by The Donnelly Garment Company beginning in 1928.

November 3rd 1939

Mugshots of Otto P. Higgins, Inmate #55669-L.

September 14th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Charles R. Cook's residence with ivy on the facade, taken from the east. Cook was founder and president of Cook Paint & Varnish Company.

March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of "Tom Himself". The photograph of Thomas J. Pendergast was taken that day at the Democratic State Convention for Missouri in St.

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

Circa 1920 photograph with aerial view of New Richards Field which soon became known as Municipal Airport. Hannibal Bridge is pictured in the background.

Photograph of the Annunciation Boys Choir on an Easter Sunday in the early 1940's.

December 23rd 1938

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees at an annual company Christmas party.

June 18th 1931

Clipping from the Kansas City Daily Democrat on June 18, 1931 showing Thomas J. Pendergast and his wife Carolyn E. Pendergast before their vacation to Europe.


Composite of staff (heads only) of Lincoln Theatre, with building in background, 1926.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Kansas City School of Law.

Photograph with interior view of Donnelly Garment Company Christmas program at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

Architectural rendering of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, after renovations in 1933. Later known as the Truman Courthouse.

Circa 1928 photograph with interior view of the lobby of Kansas City Life Insurance Company building.

August 14th 1922

Postcard of Baltimore Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated on the steps at the entrance of The Willows Maternity Hospital.

June 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the southwest corner of the French salon in R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

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

Photograph of George E. Kessler, landscape architect and city planner.

Circa 1925 photograph of Budd Park Christian Church located at southwest corner of St. John Avenue and Brighton Avenue.

Photograph of the entrance to Annie Chambers' house of prostitution, on the corner of 3rd and Wyandotte streets, has an Oriental design.

April 22nd 1922

Postcard of the Inter-City Viaduct in Kansas City, Missouri, now better known as the portion of I-70 between downtown Kansas City, Missouri and downtown Kansas City, Kansas.


Photograph with slide description: "Venetian well head; 61st and State Line; Kansas City, MIssouri.


J. C. Nichols Company salesmen organization, taken on the terrace of the J. C. Nichols home at 1214 W. 55th Street.

August 6th 1925

Photograph of young women in costumes posing in front of a building in the Kansas City area, with two men peeking out a window at the group.

Portrait of Jean Helier posed behind glass filled with bullet holes. Photo is autographed as "To N. Emerson Paton, Kansas City's Livest Business Assn.

June 1928

Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

This photograph was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Pershing Road.


Photograph with full body view of Sgt. Joe Sanders in military uniform. Taken at Camp Bowie, Texas.


This picture of Chandler's Flower Shop was taken looking southwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway).


Book containing text and photographs of the history, facilties, art, and architecture of the courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri.


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.