Image Gallery

1920

Fifteen members of Chauncey Downs and His Rinkey Dinks are pictured on stage with instruments, circa 1920. Downs is pictured right of center standing in front of the piano.

Photograph a nurse and unidentified man posed near four boys in beds in the inpatient ward at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 12th Street from Charlotte Street. The Holmes Hotel and Matteson & Co. Furniture are pictured.

Candid photograph of an unidentified nurse at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

September 9th 1920

Postcard showing Kansas City, Missouri from atop the R. A. Long Building at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard).

May 29th 1922

Photograph looking south from 20th Street showing the McGee Street Viaduct and the west entrance to the McGee Street team yards.

July 5th 1918

Interne certificate awarded to Karl A. Menninger from the General Hospital of Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Menninger was a psychiatrist who later founded the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.

April 22nd 1922

Postcard of the Inter-City Viaduct in Kansas City, Missouri, now better known as the portion of I-70 between downtown Kansas City, Missouri and downtown Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1935 photograph of the Medical Arts Building at the northwest corner of 34th Street and Broadway Boulevard.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses, as well as Mr. E. P. Haworth, superintendent, and an unidentified man at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1924

The Avon Shop opened October 1, 1924 at 108 W. 47th Street on the first floor of the Tower Building.

1920

This picture was taken looking west in the Marie Antoinette Shop, once located at 6231 Brookside Boulevard in the Brookside Shopping District.

Photograph of carpenters posed during construction of a cabin at Camp Bo-Ho-Ca, located on the east side of Blue River Road near 121st Street.

October 1st 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art) as seen from the University of Kansas City (University of Missouri - Kansas City).

September 27th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Keneseth Israel Beth Sholom Synagogue. The vantage point faces west at the intersection of 34th Street and The Paseo.

1924

Photograph of the first graduating class of Visitation Church posed with Father Thomas McDonald.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the ninth hole of the Mission Hills Country Club Golf Course.

Photograph of the Swope School, once located at the northeast corner of Cleveland Avenue and 55th Street. It was named after Thomas H. Swope.

September 8th 1932

An autochrome photograph of topiary in the rear garden of Hunter L. Gary, President of the Theodore Gary and Co. (investments).

Photograph of nurse Hazel Wagner posing under the entrance of The Willows Maternity Hospital, where she trained between 1923 and 1926.

5434 Central Street home of Zeno T. Briggs, who bought a lot in 1909 and lived at this home until June 1929. This vantage point faces west-northwest on Central Street just north of 55th Street.

May 3rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the motor entrance and blooming spireas of "Elmhurst", the residence of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird. Once Annie's husband, Joseph T.

1928

Clippping with caption stating, "Dr. D. M.

March 17th 1937

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

April 28th 1942

A color glass plate positive photograph of morning glories growing on George H. Nettleton residence, taken from the west. Five women are pictured seated on the porch.

August 16th 1922

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

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.

May 11th 1923

Younger boys and girls participating in maypole dance at the 1923 Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

May 3rd 1950

Kansas City Police Department full-length photographs of John Mangiaricina.

Photograph of a boy receiving a medical examination at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph a boy opening a locker in a hall in the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

Photograph of Westport Avenue (now Westport Road), looking east-northeast from the northwest corner of Westport Avenue and Broadway Boulevard.

1939

Publicity photo of the Boogie-Woogie Boys featuring Pete Johnson, Meade "Lux" Lewis, Joe Turner, and Albert Ammons.

December 17th 1938

Photograph with interior view of Monsignor Keye's benefit party for orphan children, held in the Little Theater at Municipal Auditorium.

Photograph of a man spraying water from a large hose near another man riding a tractor in the Kansas City Stockyards.

1938

Circa 1938 photograph of the Black Elks parade crowd on south side of 18th Street, between The Paseo and Vine Street, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.

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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.