Image Gallery

January 5th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints and physical description for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, which includes information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and measurements.

Photograph of the two-story Merriam School building, located at Johnson Drive and King Avenue in Shawnee, Kansas, circa 1920.

Photograph of three Douglas DC-2 airplanes parked outside of the Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc. airplane hangar at the Municipal Airport.


Group photo of Bennie Moten's Victor Recording Orchestra with instruments; handwritten notation states "Oklahoma City 1927".

May 14th 1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Fruehauf Trailer Company in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Local architect Charles E.

An autochrome photograph of Charles Rickert Fillmore seated at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

May 13th 1937

An autochrome photograph of A. B. Eisenhower's residence, taken looking northeast at the intersection of Ensley Lane and Tomahawk Road.

Photograph of jazz trumpet player Lammar Wright, who was active in Kansas City from the early 1920's until 1927.


Photograph of the Overland Park Grade School basketball team in 1922. Seven young men in athleticwear and their coach are pictured in front of a chalkboard.

Circa 1940 photograph with an interior view of students at Meservey School kindergarten. The children are playing as Kansas City Fire Department fire personnel.

January 1st 1935

Photograph of telephone operators Nannie Belle Kennedy (left), Hattie Bongers (center), and Vera Felton (right).

May 1926

Negative of air mail planes at American Legion Field, taken by R. S. Knowlson, Kansas City, Missouri, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days.

March 28th 1932

Clipping from the St. Louis Star on March 28, 1932 of "Tom Himself". The photograph of Thomas J. Pendergast was taken that day at the Democratic State Convention for Missouri in St.

Photograph of the Boyle-Pryor Construction Company Building near the southeastern city limits at that time.

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

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial, dedicated on November 11, 1926 by President Coolidge (pictured) "in honor of those who served in the world war in defense of liberty and our country.&quo

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man putting on the ninth hole of the Mission Hills Country Club Golf Course. The eighteenth hole is also in view.

John B. Gage, Kansas City mayor from 1940 to 1946, in city council chambers.


Photograph of the Johnson County Fair on the grounds of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School in 1932.

September 22nd 1935

Photograph of the crowd at Convention Hall attending the Golden Jubilee of Bishop Thomas F. Lillis.


Photograph of the LaSalle Building, once located at the northeast corner of 9th Street and Main Street. Hurst's Jewelry and Loan Company are shown as occupants.


Photograph of the 1934 Kansas City Monarchs team.


Circa 1938 photograph of the Association of Daughters of Elks (St. Louis) marching in Black Elks parade at 18th Street and The Paseo, Kansas City, MO. Source: Black Economic Union.

This photograph was taken looking north towards Southwest Boulevard on Broadway just south of 21st Street

Photograph of Johnson Drive, looking west from Nieman Road, in downtown Shawnee circa the 1910s.


Photograph looking west along the north side of 12th Street from the east side of Main Street. The Sexton Hotel is pictured to the left.


Portrait of Phil Baxter taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1927-28. Source: Cliff Haliburton.


Full length group photograph of three of the Blue Devils, taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, (left to right): Theo Ross, Lester Young, and Buster Smith, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

June 4th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Country Club Christian Church and nearby pool, taken from the southwest.


Photograph of the Avon Apartments, located on the east side of The Paseo between 30th Street and 31st Street.

December 29th 1940

Photograph of a nativity at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.


Photograph of the integrated, semi-professional Bismarck National Championship Team of 1935.

June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of a reflecting pool opposite the west entrance to Swope Park. This vantage point faces east across the pool (now known as Delbert J.


Publicity photo of Count Basie at piano and Carmen Miranda holding percussive shaker at Command Performance. Basie is sitting at the piano wearing a white suit and looking forward.

Photograph of the residence of Anna H. Jones, located at 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Montgall Avenue, just north of 25th Street.


Photograph of a cafe/delicatessen at 5824 Swope Parkway, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.