Image Gallery

Home of Jackson County Democratic Party boss, Thomas J. Pendergast, at 5650 Ward Parkway, built by the J. C. Nichols Company.

May 1936

Photograph of the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.

1920

Long stone bench located in The Piazzetta, a woman with a basket of flowers sits in the center of the bench.

October 20th 1966

Clipping from the Kansas City Times on October 20, 1966 describing the violence that erupted during the Municipal Election on March 27, 1934.

An autochrome photograph of a small waterfall in Brush Creek and a fairway in the Kansas City Country Club.

Portrait photograph of Conrad H. Mann, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and architect of the Ten Year Plan.

An autochrome photograph of Margaret J. Helmers by a cluster of Paul's scarlet roses around the entrance to her home. Her father, William C.

Photograph of St. Vincent's Catholic Church at 3106 Flora Avenue. This vantage point faces west-northwest from the east side of Flora Avenue between 31st and 32nd Street.

October 17th 1932

Postcard showing the lobby at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the entrance of the main waiting room from near the southwestern corner of the lobby.

Photograph of North Seventh Street looking north from just north of Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The Huron building is pictured in the center background.

September 29th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain at the intersection of Edgevale Road and 69th Street. This vantage point faces east with the home at 6851 Edgevale Road in the left background.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Studebaker Riley Company, located at the southwest corner of 26th Street and Grand Avenue.

Interior photograph of the Lake Quivira Country Club dining room in 1931 or 1932.

1941

Photograph looking west from the northwest corner of Charlotte Street and 12th Street. The Marquette Hotel and Jackson County Courthouse is pictured in the background.

October 31st 1921

Negative of postmaster congratulating pilot on first airmail run, October 31, 1921. The temporary service lasted four days. This photograph was taken by R. S.

Photograph of an elderly woman, identified as Alida Van Keirsbilck, standing with a small herd of cattle circa 1933. The Van Keirsbilck farm was located at 75th and Quivira in Lenexa, Kansas.

August 3rd 1946

President Harry S. Truman (right) with James Pendergast, evidently taken in Independence, Missouri, upon Truman's arrival from Washington, D.C.

July 8th 1941

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial at night in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards Liberty Memorial from its southern entrance.

Photograph of artist Thomas Hart Benton posing near his painting of Persephone.

1933

Halloween decorations on the Plaza, showing the shack of the Plaza Witch who would read your future for free.

This photograph was taken looking west on 19th Street just east of Grand Avenue.

Photograph of the altar of St. James Church, Kansas City, Missouri.

Photograph of three women standing on a stony outcropping in Zimmerman Park circa 1930s.

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.

Full-length portrait photograph of jazz trumpet player Lammar Wright Sr. (1907-1973) in a tuxedo.

November 17th 1927

Postcard showing the Grand Court at Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

January 30th 1937

Photograph of the Niles' Home for Orphan children, an orphanage for African-American children, located on the south side of 23rd Street between Michigan Avenue and Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas Ci

June 1st 1939

Postcard of Hotel Phillips, located at the northwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

April 18th 1935

An autochrome photograph of a Japanese double peach tree on the property of Nat Milgram, founder of Milgram's Grocery Stores.

1925

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue.

Photograph of boys attending a night school at the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

circa ,1930

Photograph of Park Street in downtown Olathe Kansas, looking east, circa 1930.

1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Simon Company plant, a mattress manufactuer, in the Fairfax District of Kansas City, Kansas.

September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Cliff Drive near the home of R. A. Long.

Undated photograph of the exterior of The Call newspaper's office on 18th Street, including the surrounding streetscape.

1926

Composite of staff (heads only) of Lincoln Theatre, with building in background, 1926.

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