Image Gallery

December 24th 1921

Sponsored by the Women's Community Council, this Christmas pageant was held at 4 PM on December 24, 1921 for all children and parents in the Country Club District.

1935

Photograph of the integrated, semi-professional Bismarck National Championship Team of 1935.

People waving U.S. flags on top of double-decker bus headed north on Main Street as part of a "baseball parade." The sign on the bus reads: Baseball Game Today, Muehlebach Field, Mercy Hospital - K.C. Orphans Boys' Home. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the Hotel Stag at 414 Main Street. Source: Bernard Ragan.

September 12th 1934

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified womean standing next to a passion flower vine on the property of Gilbert W. Davis, a public school teacher.

Circa 1925 photograph looking northeast on Independence Road (presently Wilson Avenue) from just west of its intesection with Wheeling Avenue.

May 1933

Directors and sponsors of the 1933 Country Club District Community Field Day, held on Southwest High School campus. Shown are John L. Shouse, George D. Melcher, J. C. Nichols, Miles C.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the Corn Products Refining Company near the intersection of 10th Avenue and Bedford Avenue in North Kansas City, Missouri.

May 12th 1921

Younger boys and girls participating in a maypole dance at the 1921 Country Club District Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

Circa 1925 photograph of Grace English Lutheran Church in the winter at the southeast corner of 43rd Street and Madison Avenue. Part of the Ohio Synod and dedicated October 9, 1921.

August 11th 1926

Postcard showing the Thomas H. Swope Memorial in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northeast towards the memorial.

September 1924

Completed construction of Southwest High School at 65th Street and Wornall Road.

1933

Photograph of George McGee, Lillie Knight, and Ralph T. Harding (left to right) with R. H. Moore removed from the picture to the right.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers laying tracks in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

1936

Children playing at a playground located at the then undeveloped lots at the northeast corner of Rockhill Road and Oak Street.

June 13th 1942

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of organized crime figure Frank DeLuca.

June 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by Doctors Teal and Hunt.

1925

This picture was taken looking south at the intersection of Mission Drive, Overhill Road, and Ensley Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Colonnade, located in North Terrace Park (now Kessler Park) at the intersection of St. John Avenue and Gladstone Boulevard.

September 23rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of a "Chinese Orchestra", six statues located at the intersection of Mission Drive and Indian Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

1918

Photograph of bread delivery trucks parked outside of the Campbell Baking Company, located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Troost Avenue.

1932

Exterior of Uptown Theatre and marquee at night, taken by Cresswell's, Kansas City, Missouri.

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

This photograph was taken looking north on McGee Trafficway just south of 26th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Most buildings pictured were demolished for the construction of Crown Center.

Photograph with full, exterior view of a Friends Church located at the northeast corner of 30th Street and Bales Avenue. The pastor is noted on the back of the photograph as the Reverand J.

1939

Ed Flynn, wearing a light suit and tie, and Benny Carter, wearing a tuxedo, seated on a couch. Dave Dexter is crouched next to Carter wearing a pinstripe suite and smiling.

November 9th 1931

Mugshot of former Negro League baseball player Lemuel Hawkins, taken at U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas.

1932

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

June 21st 1938

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman and child in Arno Leslie Roach's memorial garden at his retirement home in present-day Lake Tapawingo, Missouri.

A damaged autochrome photograph of two women and one child posed by the entrance to the Kansas City Country Club. This view looks west over Brush Creek and towards the entrance.

Altered photograph of Nick Penna, chauffeur and bodyguard to Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio.

July 29th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Frances W. Foulks standing by a doorway at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

Photograph of the residence of J. H. Bryant, once located at 2407 Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Highland Avenue, just south of 24th Street.

Circa 1940 photograph with aerial view looking down onto the City Market and the neighborhood directly to the northeast, including the ASB Bridge.

June 21st 1935

An autochrome photograph of H. B. Jeffery standing next to roses growing on the upper terrace at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

June 27th 1932

The Kansas City Welcoming Committee to Secretary Patrick J. Hurley and party under the auspices of Missouri River Navigation Association. Mr.

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

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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.