Image Gallery

Photograph of Northeast High School at the southeast corner of Smart Avenue and Van Brunt Boulevard.

June 5th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Mr. C. R. Hunt standing by "Paul's Scarlet" climbing roses on the property of George J. Miller, lawyer and proprietor of George J. Miller & Company.

January 6th 1931

Jackson County Judges Harry S. Truman, William O. Beeman, and Eugene I. "Buck" Purcell took the oath of office on January 6, 1931.

Home of Edwin W. Shields at 5110 Cherry Street, completed shortly after World War I. This vantage point faces south-southeast towards the main entrance of the home.

1927

Photograph with slide description, "Air view over Swift's plant to Stock Exchange; Kansas City, Mo. (1927)."

May 31st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking southeast.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of the Corn Products Refining Company near the intersection of 10th Avenue and Bedford Avenue in North Kansas City, Missouri.

March 17th 1937

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

December 20th 1935

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

September 28th 1937

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, upon his transfer back to Leavenworth, including physical descripton and sentence information.

September 26th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the bridge on 63rd Street at the intersection of Indian Lane. This photograph was taken looking west from east of the bridge.

October 1934

Photograph of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Carry A. Nation Home at 738 Broadview Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.

Circa 1938 photograph of Tommy Douglas and his orchestra posed in front of their tour bus.

Postcard of the Kansas City-Smithville Race Track, once located east of Bridge Street and north of Little Platte River in Smithville, Missouri.

June 20th 1936

Photograph of the soda pop stand from Setzler's Soda Water Company at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s annual picnic and barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

June 8th 1928

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

This photograph was taken looking south-southwest at the intersection of 18th Street and The Paseo.

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.

Circa 1925 photograph of Broadway Methodist Episcopal Church located at the northwest corner of 74th Street and Broadway Boulevard (now Wornall Road). Dr. Grant A.

Mid-1920's photograph of St. Peter's Church (left) and Rectory (right) on the south side of Meyer Boulevard between Holmes Street and Charlotte Street.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing photographs of Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day. Pictured are Pal E.

May 6th 1950

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of Jack J. "Nagel" Maroon.

1925

The first snowstorm of winter 1925 came earlier than expected, and the J. C. Nichols Company snow plows were out immediately, working in three relays throughout the night.

Composite photograph showing the various talents of musician, dancer, and singer L.C. “Speedy” Huggins. This photograph was likely taken in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

February 3rd 1941

Photograph of Orvis A.

A woman and her child outside of the boxcar where they lived.

Photograph looking toward the northeast of the Pickwick Hotel located on the east side of McGee Street between 9th and 10th streets in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors waving at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of a fountain and summer house, taken from the southeast in the gardens at The Walnuts.

Photograph of the Mark Twain Public School, once located on the north side of 60th Street between Swope Parkway and Jackson Avenue.

October 18th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the West Bottoms and Kansas City Stock Yards as seen looking west from Kersey Coates Drive at its intersection with Beardsley Road, just north of 17th Street.

1937

Photograph of the sewing department at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 5th 1922

Photograph looking east towards the McGee freight sub-station and team yards from the McGee Street Viaduct.

1940

Photograph of a meeting of a Workers Alliance Lodge meeting. Charles Northington is wearing suspenders, with Anna Northington to his right.

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.

December 9th 1927

Photograph of Joe Sanders with fur coat, bowler hat and spats standing beside Carleton Coon while waiting for a parade to begin.

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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.