Image Gallery

May 27th 1925

Postcard showing the northern entrance to Pembroke Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Pembroke Lane and 56th Street.

August 23rd 1918

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards 12th Street and the William T.

Photograph of the Ivanhoe Park Congregational Church at the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and 39th Street.

June 15th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's residence, taken from the northwest. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

May 4th 1937

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northwest.

June 13th 1928

Photograph looking north along Baltimore from the southwest corner of 12th and Baltimore.

1925

Photograph looking south-southeast from the southwest end of the McGee Street Viaduct. The intersection of McGee, 22nd Street, and Gillham Road is pictured.

Photograph of Transcontinental & Western Air employee Kathryn Ruth Rhodes, who was appointed first chief hostess in December 1935.

Bus Moten band at the Reno Club with Hot Lips Page at the microphone, no date. Source: Frank Driggs.

Photograph postcard with an exterior, street level view of St. George's Episcopal Church located at southeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. Rev.

1926

Lincoln Theatre group photo of employees, ca. 1926. The Lincoln Theatre was once located at the northwest corner of 18th Street and Lydia Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

October 25th 1929

Photograph showing the first football game, between Wyandotte High School and Omaha Technical High School, on Wyandotte Field located at Washington Boulevard and Minnesota Avenue, in Kansas City, K

Photograph of the Tiphereth Sphorad Synagogue at 2539 Benton Boulevard. This vantage point faces east on the west side of Benton Boulevard just north of 26th Street.

May 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies, taken looking north. Cope was co-owner of Cope & Sons, a carpentry company.

Photograph of civic leader Conrad Mann and others seated in a room.

Herman Walder and Joe Jammer at the Paseo Tap Room at 1416 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, no date. Source: Herman Walder.

October 28th 1924

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1926

Photograph with caption, "in the Country Club grounds where the proposed roadway would enter Wornall Road by the lake at 5nd Street." This vantage point faces northeast near the center of

August 1941

Photograph of recently demolished buildings on at the southeast corner of Walnut Street and 3rd Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast with the Muehlebach Brewery.

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

Photograph of the eight boys posed with their instruments as the Boys Hotel Band. Instruments include three violins, a piano, drum kit, two cornets, and a tenor saxophone.

1917

Postcard of the Country Club District, showing Brookside Boulevard. This vantage point faces north on the west side of Brookside Boulevard, just south of 54th Street.

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar bridge over Brush Creek. This vantage point faces north up Belleview Avenue towards its intersection with 48th Street in the background.

This photograph of the Southeast Side Business District was taken looking southeast from the intersection of Prospect Avenue and 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of an arts and crafts building at Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. The building was used to support programs of the Works Progress Administration.

May 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of a Bechtel's crabapple tree on the property of Lillian Hoover. Her husband Orves U. Hoover was vice president and treasurer of Hoover Bros.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 47th Street showing noonday congestion of traffic at Troost Avenue." Piggly Wiggly and Crown Drug Co. are pictured.

1937

Postcard of the Country Club Plaza lights during Christmas 1937.

Photograph of the Gem Theater, labeled 1912-1923. This vantage point faces south on 18th Street between Vine Street and Highland Avenue.

May 9th 1935

Identification on photograph reads "The Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association were entertained at the new home of Mrs.

Portrait of Carlton Coon and Joe Sanders of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra, taken by Bert Studio, K.C.. Source: John Coon.

October 20th 1966

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on October 20, 1966 describing the violence that erupted during the Municipal Election on March 27, 1934.

This photograph was taken looking northeast at the intersection of the Prospect Avenue and 17th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

January 24th 1924

Mugshot of William E. Clifford, Inmate #20546. Clifford was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

1939

A 1939 photograph two wrecked houses after a tornado struck Allen's Addition (also known as Hollie Addition, near 37th Street and Topping Avenue) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of "streamlined" Safety Zones intended to protect patrons at streetcar stops, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

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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.