Image Gallery

June 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of May W. Larabee's garden and pool, taken from the southeast. Her deceased husband was Fredrick D. Larabee, President, Larabee Milling Company.

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.

May 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of two unidentified woman standing in front of Sid J. Hare's residence. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

Photograph entitled "Wading Time" in which children play in the water near Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

November 1st 1921

Postcard from the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921. This vantage point faces southwest on Main Street just east of Union Station, shown on the right.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of a crowd viewing one of the events at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

1920

View of Jesse Clyde Nichols home at 1214 Santa Fe Road (now 1214 West 55th Street).

Circa 1932 photograph with side view of a City Ice Company of Kansas City delivery truck described as "six-wheel, 63-cake Diamond T., used as transfer truck." The truck is parked outside

Postcard of the Brookside Hotel, built in 1918 at the southwest corner of 54th Street and Oak Street.

1925

Photograph looking north along the east side of Walnut Street from 12th Street.

This photograph was taken looking east-southeast on 12th Street near Virginia Avenue.

Photograph of men standing in front of the Kansas City Call Building on 18th Street.

May 4th 1928

Young boys line up for a foot race at the annual Country Club District Community Field Day on Friday, May 4, 1928 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

1919

Early picture of the 51st Street shopping center, the first business development built by J. C. Nichols Company. At time of photograph, the Country Club Grocery Co.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors intimidating garment employees at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

October 22nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Mark J. Morrin's residence from the southeast with October roses. Morrin's residence was on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. 50.

Portrait photograph of the Page family of Olathe, Kansas, in the 1920s. David Page is seated at left, next to Mariah Cartwright.

November 1st 1921

Photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

1940

Photograph of a man working on renovations at the north building, at the northeast corner of 53rd Street and Reinhardt Drive, at the Shawnee Indian Mission in 1940.

March 28th 1932

Clipping entitled "Delegates Must Eat" from the Kansas City Times on March 29, 1932 showing highlights from the Democratic State Convention the previous day in St. Louis, Missouri.

March 20th 1935

Dust Bowl period photograph of Union Station during a dust storm on March 20, 1935. This vantage point faces west towards Union Station from just east of Main Street.

Chauncey Downs' band with Woody Walder (sax) and Ernie Williams at Chauncey Downs Hall (known later as the Casa Loma Ballroom) in the Downs Building at the southeast corner of 18th Street and

A 1940's photograph of Kansas City's Negro Municipal Band with Dan Blackburn directing. Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

Circa 1930 photograph with a daytime view of the south side of the Liberty Memorial located in Kansas City, Missouri. The Liberty Memorial and two museum buildings are in view.

Photograph with an aerial view of the industrial area looking south along the Blue River.

1937

Photograph of the cafeteria at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. The employees are provided food there "at a minimum cost."

Postcard of Troost Avenue looking north towards its intersection with 31st Street.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Aladdin Hotel. This elevated vantage point faces northeast from the west side of Wyandotte Street, north of 13th Street.

July 1941

Photograph of three male baseball players in July 1941.

Photograph of an unidentified band onstage at the College Inn on 12th Street.

February 26th 1923

Photograph of Mayor Frank Cromwell and former mayors: (left to right) James A. Reed, George M. Shelley, Darius A. Brown, Leander J. Talbot, Thomas T. Crittenden, Jr., Cromwell, George H.

1938

Photograph by J. E. Miller of Woodie Walder's Swing Unit.

Chris Harrison in traditional Greek dress for a celebration of Greek Independence Day on March 25, circa 1930s.

Comic-style drawing depicting the fox hunting community in Johnson County, made as a gift for Joe and Steve Stubbs by Frank Huston, circa 1937.

Headshot photograph of Lois Hutchins Sanders circa 1930.

December 24th 1936

Group portrait of uniformed Donnelly Garment Company employees holding gifts, Nell Donnelly Reed, and a person dressed as Santa Claus at a company Christmas party at the Corrigan Building.

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