Image Gallery

This photograph was taken looking north on McGee Trafficway from just south of 24th Street (now Pershing Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

October 23rd 1933

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

1937

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

Photograph with full frontal and side view of Kansas City Club building looking northwest from 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue. A small gas station is visible on the south side of 13th Street.

1937

An employee of The Donnelly Garment Company using a double stitcher seam binding machine in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 showing photographs relating to the kidnappers of Mary McElroy.

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

June 13th 1942

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of organized crime figure Frank DeLuca.

1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 11th Street from the west side of Walnut Street. Helzberg's Diamond Shop is pictured to the left.

Circa 1940 photograph of buyers and sellers at the outdoor stalls of the Farmers' Market in the City Market.

July 29th 1927

Postcard showing the American Royal Building, located just to the north of the intersection of Wyoming Street and the 23rd Street Viaduct (now 23rd Street Trafficway) in the West Bottoms of Kansas

Photograph of the interior of the Chocolate Shop in Kansas City Kansas, owned by Michael (Economou) Economy, including several unidentified workers, circa 1920.

Photograph of first grade students working in a garden across the street from the Kansas City Teacher's College.

1940

Photograph of the Assumption School Accordian and Electric Guitar Band, sponsored by Cochran Music Co., Inc..

December 8th 1933

Photograph of Ralph T. Harding, Lillie Knight, and Clarence Click (left to right) in the court room.

1925

Romanelli Gardens, the northeast portion of the Armour Farm, just west of Wornall Road and south of 67th Street, has been added to the developing section of the Country Club District.

May 9th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Marianne E. Smith (daughter of Maurice R. Smith and Emily Smith) standing amongst azalea flowers on her parent's property. Maurice R.

1924

Close exterior shot of the marble balustrade once located at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard.

Postcard of the Coca-Cola Building, designed by Arthur Tufts and located at the southeast corner of 21st Street (defunct on this block) and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard).

March 15th 1938

The Wornall Homestead Homes Association Annual Dinner on March 15, 1938.

1938

A lithograph on paper by Thomas Hart Benton depicting an adult and child waving to a passing train at the edge of a stark Midwestern town.

1926

Photograph with caption, "proposed new trafficway looking east on 48th Street from Country Club Car Line."

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal view of the Missouri Savings Association Bank. This vantage point faces west from the east side of Walnut Street between 9th Street and 10th Street.

Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse.

Nurses Miss Shultz and Miss Hilda Fiedler (later Mrs. Lawrence Williams) posing as a nurse and patient at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1933

The new Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, Missouri. This drawing was rendered as if looking southeast on Oak Street just north of 12th Street.

Photograph of an interior view of customers and waitresses at the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's Fred Harvey House in Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri.

September 20th 1926

Photograph with slide description: "Across the plaza, Liberty Memorial from the southeast; K.C., Mo. 9-20-1926."

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

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east on 47th Street showing noonday congestion of traffic at Troost Avenue." Piggly Wiggly and Crown Drug Co. are pictured.

June 1941

Photograph of the W. F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building, once located at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street.

February 2nd 1930

Spectators at the Municpal Airtport that have come to send off the Kansas City delegation to the inauguration of President Rubio of Mexico, February 2, 1930.

Program of the Dedication of Donnelly Hall in Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the Founding of St. Teresa's, 1866-1941
October 15th 1941

The promotional program for the dedication of Donnelly Hall in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the founding of St. Teresa's, 1866-1941.

Photograph with an exterior street level view of Lowell Public School located at the southeast corner of 27th Street and Madison Avenue. The school was named after James Russell Lowell.

Photograph of the residence of L. E. Bailer, once located at 919 Woodland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Woodland Avenue between 9th Street and 10th Street.

A color glass plate positive photograph of George Cope's "Rainbow" Garden of peonies, iris, and poppies.

Pages

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.