Image Gallery

July 11th 1937

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, of Fairfax Industrial and Municipal airports.

May 3rd 1950

Kansas City Police Department full-length photographs of John Mangiaricina.

1937

An employee of The Donnelly Garment Company using a double stitcher seam binding machine in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Jefferson Home for Women and Children, once located to the west and north of the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Minnie Street.

April 30th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Edward E. Carpenter's house and garden, taken from the northwest at sunset. Carpenter was president of the Kansas City House and Window Cleaning Company.

June 17th 1933

Photograph of the front of Union Station in Kansas City where the Union Station Massacre has just happened. Identification on back reads: At right is the automobile of Raymond J.

1922

A view of four children on bicycles riding across the ford just west of the intersection of Indian Lane and Mission Drive.

May 9th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Marianne E. Smith (daughter of Maurice R. Smith and Emily Smith) standing amongst azalea flowers on her parent's property. Maurice R.

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

John B. Gage, Kansas City mayor from 1940 to 1946, in city council chambers.

May 13th 1937

An autochrome photograph of A. B. Eisenhower's residence, taken looking northeast at the intersection of Ensley Lane and Tomahawk Road.

December 19th 1922

Photograph looking north on the west side of Walnut Street between 10th Street and 11th Street. Pictured establishments include Woolf Brothers, Kirschbaum Clothes, Johnston's Cafe, and J. W.

Photograph of Frank P. Walsh and Family

Photograph of Frank P. Walsh, his wife Katherine, and three of their children. Taken between 1918 and 1921.

July 30th 1919

Postcard of the B.P.O. Elks Club No. 26 in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces northwest at the intersection of 7th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

1938

Circa 1938 photograph of marching band with majorettes in front marching west in the Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo. The Street Hotel and a streetcar are pictured in background.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Montgomery Ward's building, located on the northeast corner of Belmont Boulevard and Saint John Avenue.

1925

Photograph looking south from the ASB Bridge and looking towards the intersection of 3rd Street and Locust Street. The Kansas City Cold Storage Company is pictured to the right.

May 10th 1928

Photograph identified as, "Scene from "On Midsummer's Day", operetta presented by Woodland Schoo, May 10, 1928, butterflies, honeybees, sunbeams & raindrops, Grades 1 &

September 18th 1933

Postcard showing Loew's Midland Theatre at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Maud H.

1926

Studio portrait of George E. Lee Singing Novelty Orchestra posed playing instruments, ca. 1926.

Undated photograph of Mexican immigrants building a house in Kansas City, Kansas.

October 9th 1928

Interior view of Country Club Plaza Theater, showing its staircase, barrel-vaulted ceiling foyer, the Mudejar lighting fixtures in the ceiling, and paired side brackets on the walls, all made in Se

August 30th 1931

Photograph of James Turgeon, E. F. Spaeth, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Scout Executive for the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

July 6th 1932

An autochrome photograph looking south towards the east island of Lake Hiwasee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

February 22nd 1937

Clipping from Time (magazine) on February 22, 1937 detailing the election fraud that occured in Kansas City during the 1936 General Election.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "His House" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

1928

Advertisement for the re-election of Ewing C. Bland as Judge of the Kansas City Court of Appeals, Jackson County, Missouri.

March 29th 1926

Photograph of the attendees of Judge E. E.

1937

An employee of The Donnelly Garment Company creating a new design for garments in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

August 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Michael J. Healey's residence, taken from the south. Healey was vice-president and general manager of John Deere Plow Company.

1940

Jazz singer Myra Taylor.

September 29th 1932

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

June 16th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Bess Chaplin standing under her pergola. Her husband, George H. Chaplin was a sales agent at Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.

Architectural drawing depicting a rendering created by J. M. Felt & Company Architects of a new church for the Vine Street Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph with an interior view of children seated around the library table and viewing an aquarium with their teacher at the Greenwood School kindergarten.

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.