Image Gallery

circa ,1930

Photograph of greenhouses owned by C. T. Reinhardt & Son in the middle of a snowy field near 57th Street and Mission Road, circa 1930. 

Photograph of H. O. (Herbert Orvis) Peet on horseback on the lawn of his home, "Chatteris," in Prairie Village circa 1937. Peet is wearing a dark riding habit and cap on a dark horse.

January 25th 1930

Program for the third annual dinner of the Fifteenth Ward Regular Democratic Club, a Joe Shannon "Rabbit" faction organization.

1930

Photograph showing women in a sitting area in the interior of the Catherine Hale Home for Blind Women.

May 24th 1927

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street.

1925

Photograph looking north along Broadway Boulevard from 13th Street. The Hotel Commonwealth is pictured to the left.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping entitled "Could Hear Police Calls" from an article in Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 documenting the kidnapping of Mary McElroy.

May 31st 1934

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

1940

Photograph of the exterior of the Shawnee Indian Mission north building under major reconstruction, with the building's stone foundation visible, and brick walls partially deconstructed.

June 27th 1932

The Kansas City Welcoming Committee to Secretary Patrick J. Hurley and party under the auspices of Missouri River Navigation Association. Mr.

July 1932

Photograph of the attendees of the Sunflower Grand Lodge Knights of Pythis and Grand Court 39th Annual Session at the 8th Street Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas, July 26-28, 1932.

September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a swimming pool and functioning fountain on the property of Courtlandt Van Brunt. This vantage point faces northwest in Van Brunt's backyard.

1940

Photograph of a man working on renovations at the north building, at the northeast corner of 53rd Street and Reinhardt Drive, at the Shawnee Indian Mission in 1940.

Circa 1941 photograph of recently demolished buildings on the east side of Walnut Street between 4th Street and 5th Street in the City Market.

Photograph of the altar of St. Peter & Paul Church, once located at the southwest corner of 9th Street and McGee Street.

Photograph of people dining on the patio behind Black Hawk Barbecue & Buffet.

October 13th 1936

Photograph of the interior of Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City during President Franklin Roosevelt's address, October 13, 1936.

Photograph of the Wheatley-Provident Hospital, located on the western side of Forest Avenue between 18th Street and 19th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1920 photograph with aerial view of New Richards Field which soon became known as Municipal Airport. Hannibal Bridge is pictured in the background.

February 28th 1930

Photograph of the interior and exterior of the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital No. 2, built in 1928 as an annex to the Tuberculosis Hospital built in 1914.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated on the steps at the entrance to The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph with a full, exterior street level view of Norman School; named after Joseph L. Norman, President of the Board of Education and member of the Board for 16 years.

1926

Photograph with caption, "The Main Street hump north of 49th Street is high above the playground of the E. C. White School.

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description, "Looking W. over S. end of W. Bottoms, 23rd St. Viaduct, American Royal, sheep & mule barns: K.

1922

Men and women gaze at a J. C. Nichols Company sign showing available plots for sale in Armour Farm development.

May 1936

Photograph of the stockyards and its covered viaduct, which ran between Genessee Street and the Missouri-Kansas border in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of Henley L. Cox, principal of Wendell Phillips School from 1916 until his death in 1947.

March 21st 1989

Postcard of the driveway in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northwest from atop the hill east of Broadway Boulevard.

Photograph of Shawnee Mission Rural High School, looking southwest from Johnson Drive, in the early 1920s.

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

December 5th 1920

Photograph of the Norris Grain Company Grain Elevator at the northeast corner of Gardner Avenue and Topping Avenue in the East Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.

1932

Street scene showing the Kansas City Public Service Company Building (also known as the Kansas City Railway Company or K.C. Rys. Co. from 1914-1925) on the left.

April 16th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Sid J. Hare's house and rock garden. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

1930

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.

October 1933

Photograph of eleven women engaged in various activities in the parlor at the Girls' Hotel at 1805 Jefferson. This boarding home was sponsored by the Council of Clubs.

1935

Photograph of James Madison Kemper, Jr., Arch E. Downing, William T. Kemper, Sr., David Woods Kemper, and William T. Kemper, Jr. posed on horseback (left to right).

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