Image Gallery

Photograph of St. Vincent's Catholic Church at 3106 Flora Avenue. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Flora Avenue between 31st and 32nd Street.

1920

Photograph of the Lincoln High School Cadet Band and Orchestra posed in front of the school. Major N. Clark Smith, director, is pictured in the back to the right.

July 6th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the Unity Farm (Unity Village) Club House, taken from the east.

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of policemen restraining a protestor at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

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 of an outside dining area behind Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant.

1920's photograph of the streetcar house and yards at the northeast corner of Minnesota Avenue and North 10th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.

September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Cliff Drive near the home of R. A. Long.

This photograph was taken looking northeast on 12th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Washington Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Hofman, friends who were playing bridge with the Bennetts when Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

Photograph of the Municipal Auditorium and Power and Light Building in the background, taken along 14th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

June 23rd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Minnie Long Sloan standing next to a coster spruce tree in her garden.

May 30th 1929

Photograph of Kansas City clergy preparing for the Corpus Christi Procession on Memorial Day at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery.

Cityscape photograph of 18th Street from atop the Kansas City Call Building, looking northwest with downtown Kansas City in the background.

1921

Forty students of the William Cullen Bryant School who pulled dandelions in the Country Club District. Prizes were given for those who pulled the most.

Band at Chauncey Down's Hall includes Herman Walder, Booker Washington, Walter Page, no date.

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Another view of the 'hump' in Main Street north of 49th St." This vantage point faces north-northeast on the west side of Main Street just south of 49t

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view.

Photograph of the segregated Lincoln High School, once located at the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of Harry S. Truman with Robert W. Barr, William O. Beeman, Eugene I. Purcell, Howard Vrooman and Sheriff Thomas Bash.

July 1923

Photograph of unidentified boys before a grocery and drugstore at the northeast corner of 23rd Street (presently Avenida Cesar E Chavez) and Summit Street.

1940

Photograph of businesses at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and 4th Street. Pictured establishments include Walnut Buffet and New Market Cafe.

July 16th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the "Kitty Kat Kottage", a cottage at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

Photograph of boys attending a night school at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Circa 1930's photograph of six men in white coveralls kneeling in front of a Curtiss-Wright Flying Service single-engine aircraft at the Fairfax Airport in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the entrance to Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast towards the Shelter House from just east of the Swope Parkway entrance to Swope Park.

Photograph looking north on Monroe Avenue between 69th Street and 70th Street.

1941

Group portrait of costumed Donnelly Garment Company employees attending an event identified as "Inspectors Halloween Party."

Circa 1925 photograph of the Church of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church located at at the northeast corner of 8th Street and Benton Boulevard. Rev. H.

October 13th 1936

Photograph of the interior of Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City during President Franklin Roosevelt's address, October 13, 1936.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine.

Portrait photograph of Dr. Solomon H. Thompson, who began a “Black Hospital Movement” in the Kansas City area that began to address the health concerns of non-white communities.

May 23rd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Anne D. Paxton's residence, taken from the south. Her deceased husband, John G. Paxton, was a lawyer and city councilman.

July 2nd 1935

An autochrome photograph of Thomas L. Luzier's swimming pool, taken from the west. Luzier was founder of Luzier Personalized Cosmetics.

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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.