Image Gallery

Circa 1920 photograph of Joe Sanders on the left and Carleton Coon on the right.

1939

Photograph of Edward L. Schneider attached to a photograph of police searching for Schneider's body at the bottom of the Missouri River with nets.

Two-piece dress and petticoat created in the 1940's by the Gernes Garment Company for the Gay Gibson brand.

Portrait photograph of Conrad H. Mann, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and architect of the Ten Year Plan.

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

September 20th 1926

Photograph with slide description: "Across the plaza, Liberty Memorial from the southeast; K.C., Mo. 9-20-1926."

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking west along 43rd St.

October 8th 1933

An autochrome photograph of four sculptures at the intersection of Tomahawk Road and Ensley Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

February 11th 1924

Postcard of the Grand Avenue Temple Building, located at the southeast corner of 9th and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

July 19th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the residence of John R. Ranson and Pearl Howard Ranson, taken from the northwest and showing hedges in the front yard. John R.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

February 11th 1918

Photograph looking west at a streetcar stopped at the intersection of Hickory Street and the 12th Street Viaduct.

1926

Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Russel Dick with Ben F. and Claudia O. Gregory posed in front of an airplane.

June 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Paul Uhlmann's residence, taken from the southeast. Uhlmann was President of Uhlmann Grain Company.

Advertisement for Beta Alpha Tau's '3 Band' Mid-Winter Stagger, featuring Phil Baxter's El Torreon Band, Missouri Quad, and the Egyptian Serenaders, admission: $1.25.

November 25th 1940

Postcard of the Kansas City Power and Light Building, located at the corner of 14th Street and Baltimore Avenue.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of Red Fox Farm Lake during W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Photograph with a full, exterior view of Kensington School. This vantage point faces northwest on 17th Street between Brighton Avenue and Van Brunt Boulevard.

1940

Pamphlet describing services and offers statistics at the Italian mission in the Northeast district of Kansas City, Missouri, sponsored by the Presbyterian Church.

1926

Photograph with caption, "widening of Wyandotte Street south of 51st Street would merely narrow wide parkways." This vantage point faces south on Wyandotte Street from just north of 51st

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

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

December 1939

Motorized snowplows are called into action to clear the sidewalks of J. C. Nichols Companies homes in the Oak Meyer Gardens subdivision.

1920

Three men working at a rock quarry with steam shovel at Crestwood Drive and Locust Street.

August 8th 1925

Postcard showing Union Station at the northwest corner of Pershing Road and Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of Pershing and Main.

A color glass plate positive photograph of five young women posed by an archery target. This vantage point faces north in the median of The Paseo between 55th Street and 56th Street.

1942

Photograph of participants in the Summer Playground Feeding Program lined up at Mulkey Square Park.

December 17th 1928

Postcard labeled as the Bell Memorial Hospital at the University of Kansas Medical School, once located several blocks north of the present day University of Kansas Medical Center.

Circa 1940 photograph of buyers and sellers at the outdoor stalls of the Farmers' Market in the City Market.

Standard Oil Company Filling Station planned, designed and constructed by the J. C. Nichols Company for the Standard Oil Company.

1937

KMBC reporter, Paul Henning (who later went to Hollywood and produced Petticoat Junction and The Beverly Hillbillies) interviewing Bernice Claire; flanked by Ruth Warrick and Dick Berger at the Dow

Postcard of Fairyland Park, once located at the southeast corner of 75th Street and Prospect Avenue. This vantage point faces south near the entrance to the park.

1940

Earl Hines, Count Basie, and Dave Dexter standing around a radio (or possibly a phonograph) looking down at a record in Dexter's hand at Basie's birthday celebration.

Photograph with a full, exterior street level view of Norman School; named after Joseph L. Norman, President of the Board of Education and member of the Board for 16 years.

Undated, autographed publicity portrait of Phil Baxter and his Texas Tommies from the Music Corporation of America (MCA).

Circa 1925 photograph with partial front view of the Swope Park Christian Church located at the northwest corner of 62nd Street and Swope Parkway.

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.