Image Gallery

October 19th 1918

Postcard from the Treasury Department of the Bureau of War Risk Insurance that acts as a receipt of payment from William E. Foster to Jessie Mae Foster of Liberty, Missouri. William E.

September 29th 1918

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital Dedication on Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street at 2:30 pm on September 29, 1918.

March 27th 1932

Clipping entitled "A Real Goat Makes the Trip" from the Kansas City Times on March 28, 1932 that shows Kansas City Democrats boarding trains the previous day to the Democratic State Conve

January 24th 1923

Photograph looking south on the east side of Bennington Avenue between Lee Street (15th Terrace) and 16th Street.

June 14th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Nelda Jane in pose to dive into the swimming pool of Dan W. Moser. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

1930

Photograph with an interior view of a clinic at the Mexican Christian Mission showing a doctor and two nurses treating a Hispanic woman.

Circa 1926 beige flapper dress with beaded floral detail sold by Rubins, Kansas City, Missouri.

February 14th 1925

Photograph of the ruins of the American Royal building which was destroyed in a fire in February 1925.

1930

An aerial view of the Country Club Plaza in 1930, looking north from the top of the Wornall Road hill. The Walnut Apartments complex is in the foreground.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the first Bryant Building; once located on the southwest corner of 11th Street and Grand Avenue.

May 25th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Clarence M. Moore's poppy garden, taken from the west. Moore was an executive with Truscon Laboratories.

June 3rd 1941

Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue.

August 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Dr. Richard L. Sutton's residence, taken from the east. Sutton was a famous Kansas City dermatologist.

June 19th 1937

Clipping entitled "'Why Not Talk It Over?'" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 19, 1937 with caption stating, "'Instead of having mass meetings,' T. J.

October 28th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the west end of the Lake of the Woods, taken from the southeast. The lake is located in the southeast corner of Swope Park.

1930

Photograph of the fourth grade class of 1930 at the Holy Cross School. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church.

June 23rd 1934

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

Photograph of the Church of God (Holiness) at the northwest corner of Askew Avenue and Victor Street (now 29th Street).

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Alexis, Mother Superior of St. Agnes Convent for six years.

May 30th 1929

Photograph of Reverend Jas P. Nichol, assistant pastor at Holy Cross Parish, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Chief Scout Executive.

July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Clark's garden and office building at 6140 Ward Parkway. Clark was a Kansas City lawyer.

September 12th 1934

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified womean standing next to a passion flower vine on the property of Gilbert W. Davis, a public school teacher.

February 8th 1929

Group portrait of men and women in wedding attire at a Donnelly Garment Company Valentine's Day Party, February 8, 1929.

May 1936

Photograph of two drovers (cowboys) drinking lager beer and hard liquor in the West Bottoms stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of the Mark Twain Apartment building located at the southeast corner of 48th Street and Roanoke Parkway.

1923

Some of the earlier homes built in Armour Hills, this block of homes is part of the Edgevale Road group. The spectators in the photograph include Grace Carlson and Ernest Holt.

Photograph of men, identified as William H. Spivey (left) and J. Jones (right), posing with the Black Hawk Barbecue delivery scooter.

October 16th 1917

A panoramic photograph showing a fire at the stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri. Many cattle were killed.

1934

Photograph of a bullet hole on a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

February 19th 1941

Photograph looking west along the north side of 9th Street between Forest Avenue and Tracy Avenue. The First Church of Christ Scientist is pictured to the left.

Photograph of the reception room at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

June 16th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the "Blaze" rose arch at the Fuller Pergola at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden).

July 6th 1932

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

Photograph of Alfred Benjamin Dispensary (right) and Jewish Educational Building (left) at the northeast corner of Harrison Street and Admiral Boulevard.

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

May 1933

Five women, the "Goddesses" observing annual Country Club District Community Field Day at Southwest High School at the southwest corner of 65th Street and Wornall Road.

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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.