Image Gallery

April 16th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Sid J. Hare standing next to a blossoming red bud tree on his property. Hare was a Kansas City landscape architect.

Soup line during the Depression; Casimir J. Welch with woman in lower inset photo, no date.

Photograph of Alfred Benjamin Dispensary (right) and Jewish Educational Building (left) at the northeast corner of Harrison Street and Admiral Boulevard.

June 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by Doctors Teal and Hunt.

People waving U.S. flags on top of double-decker bus headed north on Main Street as part of a "baseball parade." The sign on the bus reads: Baseball Game Today, Muehlebach Field, Mercy Hospital - K.C. Orphans Boys' Home. This vantage point faces west-southwest towards the Hotel Stag at 414 Main Street. Source: Bernard Ragan.

July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Frank M. Bernardin's residence, taken from the southeast in the summer of 1932. Bernardin was district manager of the General Electric Supply Corporation.

January 5th 1935

Mugshot of Louis Stacci, Inmate #46087. Stacci was sentenced to two years in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after being convicted of conspiracy related to the Union Station Massacre.

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by the Browning Society.

A 1940's photograph of Kansas City's Negro Municipal Band with Dan Blackburn directing. Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

An autochrome photograph of the library in R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

1925

Photograph looking west along 12th Street from Broadway Boulevard.

Photograph with slide description, "Boy receiving heat treatment Children's Mercy Hospital, K.C., Mo."

1919

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

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north near 12th Street and Grand Avenue; shows the Bryant Building under construction. Missouri River and riverfront area also in view.

Composite portraits of mobster Sam (Hog) Scola (left) and bootlegger Ferris (Kansas City Tony) Anthon. The latter was murdered by Charles (Mad Dog) Gargotta, Scola and others on August 12, 1933.

July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Harry E. Clark's garden and office building at 6140 Ward Parkway. Clark was a Kansas City lawyer.

December 19th 1936

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1936 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

Photograph of twelve boys attending a class on dining etiquette in the dining room of the Boys Hotel at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue.

November 15th 1923

Interior of the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store located in the Country Club Plaza Triangle Building at 210 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

August 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Michael J. Healey's residence, taken from the south. Healey was vice-president and general manager of John Deere Plow Company.

1930

Photograph of the Castle Apartments, once located on the west side of Troost Avenue between 26th Street and 27th Street.

May 7th 1935

Clipping entitled "The Meeting Place" from the Kansas City Post on May 7, 1935 with caption stating, "It was at this station, on the Country Club street car line at Fifty-seventh str

June 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Helen H. Miller standing by "Paul's Scarlet" climbing roses on her property. Her husband, George J. Miller, was a lawyer and proprietor of George J.

July 19th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the residence of John R. Ranson and Pearl Howard Ranson, taken from the northwest and showing hedges in the front yard. John R.

March 7th 1932

The first postcard shows The Scout Statue, located in Penn Valley Park between Penn Drive and Summit Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards The Scout Statue.

1940

Photograph with full frontal and side view of the A&P Grocery Store at the southwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

Aerial view of Kansas City, Missouri, looking north-northeast with the Missouri River in the background.

This photograph was taken looking east-southeast at the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and 16th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

1925

Photograph with full frontal view of Paul Felix Men's Clothes store, located at 920 Grand Avenue.

Herman Walder and Joe Jammer at the Paseo Tap Room at 1416 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, no date. Source: Herman Walder.

May 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of "Gesneriana" tulips, a pool, and a pergola in the garden of Minnie Long Sloan.

Photograph with full, street level, corner view of the Irving School located on the south side of 24th Street between Wabash Avenue and Prospect Avenue. The school was later named for Booker T.

June 22nd 1929

Photograph of Henry F. McElroy, Jr. and Eleanor Beach, daughter of Kansas City Mayor Albert I.

June 8th 1935

Photograph of people eating barbecue on the ground by Red Fox Farm Lake at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view looking north showing West Bottoms and stockyard area. Kansas River and bridges in view.

August 24th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Isaac Katz's rose garden, taken from the southeast. Katz was co-owner and co-founder of Katz Drug Store.

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.