Image Gallery

Photograph of Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige preparing to throw a baseball in Havana, Cuba.

Photograph with view of the downtown skyline from just north of the Missouri River.


A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting four young fisherman in two boats on a small river.

Interior photograph of the Strang Line's Milburn Station in Overland Park, Kansas, circa 1925.

January 24th 1924

Mugshot of William E. Clifford, Inmate #20546. Clifford was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth on drug charges.

August 12th 1933

Photograph of Mrs. Ferris Anthon whose husband was killed that day on August 12, 1933 by gangsters. Ferris J. Anthon was a "cafe owner and alleged alcohol runner."

Undated photograph of Mexican railroad workers posing in front of a boxcar in Kansas City, Kansas.


Photograph with caption, "looking southwest from the roof of Sophian Plaza" at the northwest corner of Warwick Boulevard and Brush Creek Boulevard (presently Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard)

Undated photograph of unidentified man posing with a guitar in traditional Mexican dress.

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


Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street from just west of Main Street. The Jones Store is pictured to the right.

June 1941

Photograph of the Rutherford Chile Con Carnie Co. Building, once located at the northeast corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 3rd Street.


Photograph of a young man holding a wheelbarrow outside of Shawnee Mission Rural High School in 1938.

May 24th 1935

Program for the 43rd Annual Commencement of Lincoln High School. Includes a photograph of Miss Lincoln, Miss Lucile Hill.


Photograph of the Euclid Apartment Hotel, once located at the northwest corner of Euclid Avenue and 31st Street.

Photograph of Mary Downs, wife of Chauncey L. Downs, in blouse and skirt holding a purse.

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

Portrait photograph of Herman Langworthy circa 1932. Langworthy was a Kansas City attorney and partner in the firm of Langworthy, Matz & Linde.

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description: "Zoological building; Swope Park, Kansas City, Mo."

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

April 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of a woman standing under a Hawthorne tree by Troost Lake. Lauder notes with the picture: "Don't Mutilate".

Photograph of two men eating a meal at the Helping Hand Institute.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view identified on the photograph as the National Fidelity Life Insurance Building, also known as the Continental Building.


Photograph with an interior view of a girl's gym class at Longan School.

This photograph of Count Basie and others was taken looking east at the southwest corner of 18th Street and Vine Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of three boys receiving eyecare at the medical office at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

July 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Lester T. Sunderlands's garden and residence, taken from the northeast and showing the rear of the house.

December 20th 1935

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1935 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed.


Photograph of the swimming pool at the rear of the Kittle family home at in Westwood Hills, Kansas, in 1935.


Exterior of Uptown Theatre and marquee at night, taken by Cresswell's, Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the downtown Kansas City area, looking west centered over near 12th and Troost. Includes view of West Bottoms and the Kansas River.


Photograph of opera singer Laurence Pierot posed with the choir of the Holy Cross Parish in front of the church after Mass. Pictured, front row: Mary Maloney, Mrs. J.

August 18th 1924

Photograph looking east along the north side of 9th Street at May Street. The Hotel Moore and Hotel Savoy are pictured.

Photograph of the Country Club Methodist Episcopal Church located at the northwest corner of 57th Street and Wornall Road.

Photograph of a road under construction in the Countryside area, later Mission, Kansas, circa 1940.

March 29th 1932

Clipping from the St.