Image Gallery

1930

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

1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Sealright Company plant, a paper products, bottle caps, and food packaging manufacturer, in the Fairfax district of Kansas City, Kansas, south of the Fairfax Airpo

July 31st 1923

Photograph looking south on the east side of Woodland Avenue towards its intersection with Independence Avenue. Brownell Cleaners is pictured to the left.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses, as well as an unidentified man and woman, at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

This photograph was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Pershing Road.

May 4th 1937

An autochrome photograph of tulips in the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northwest.

Photograph of a patients room with twin beds in the men's department at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

April 16th 1943

Mugshot of Giuseppe "Joseph" DeLuca, Inmate #1742-TT.

Altered photograph of Nick Penna, chauffeur and bodyguard to Kansas City crime boss Charles Binaggio.

April 24th 1935

Clipping from the Kansas City Post on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Jr. and Mary Louis Weyer Pendergast leaving St. Peter's Catholic Church after their marriage.

People in Klan costume posing with a Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad car. The railroad was one of the largest employers of KCK Klan members during the 1920s.

Panoramic photograph and negative of employees of the Community Chest of Kansas City, Kansas. Community Chests were local charitable organizations, and later became known as United Way.

August 1927

Photograph of William T. Kemper, Sr. as it appears on page 5 of the August 1927 issue of West Texas Today.

Photograph from the stockyards with partial view of men prodding cattle in a livestock pen with a broomhandle.

September 29th 1935

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on September 29, 1935 showing downtown Kansas City.

Photograph of the Country Club Methodist Episcopal Church located at the northwest corner of 57th Street and Wornall Road.

1927

The restored residence of the missionary at the Shawnee Indian Mission. This building is located at the southeastern corner of 52nd Street and Porter Road (now 53rd Street and Mission Road).

Photograph of Harry S. Truman walking with unidentified men.

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and partial side view of the Home Trust Company located at 1117-19 Walnut Street. Gradwohl Jewelers is visible next door at 1121 Walnut Street.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Philomena (left) and Sister Mary Bertile (right). Sister Bertile gave private art lessons at St. Agnes Academy and the aunt of Mons. James Divine.

1920

Photograph with full frontal view of the Spring, located on Cliff Drive.

Advertisement for Beta Alpha Tau's '3 Band' Mid-Winter Stagger, featuring Phil Baxter's El Torreon Band, Missouri Quad, and the Egyptian Serenaders, admission: $1.25.

1899

Portrait photograph of the 1899 Kansas City, Missouri councilmen's baseball team. Pictured on top from left to right: Lewis B. Sawyer, 7th Ward, center field; Jesse L.

August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Miss Jean Love in pose before a swimming pool at the Inghram D. Hook residence. This photograph was taken looking west from east of the pool.

March 1938

Northwest view from the southeast corner of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue), showing a gas station.

1917

Postcard facing east on 37th Street (currently Stadium Drive) in Leeds, Missouri (now part of Kansas City). The Renick greenhouse and flower shop and the Leeds horseshoeing shop are pictured.

May 12th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Albert A. Taylor's residence, taken from the northwest garden. Taylor was Chairman of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company.

1925

Photograph looking east along the north side of 12th Street between Main and Baltimore. The Jones Store and Nance's Cafe is pictured to the right.

Circa 1920 photograph of St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church located at the southwest corner of 9th and McGee streets in Kansas City, Missouri. Street light in view.

Photograph of the "9th Street Incline" cable car bridge. This vantage point faces west-northwest towards the West Bottoms and downtown Kansas City, Kansas in the far background.

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.

1937

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

October 1934

Miss May Lowe seated in the campaign "sound" car for Harry S. Truman's 1934 senatorial campaign.

1940's photograph of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 425 West 11th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 21st 1920

Postcard showing Sweeney Automobile and Tractor School at the southwest corner of Pershing Road and Wyandotte Street (now Kessler Road) in Kansas City, Missouri.

1932

Photograph looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. The Newman Theater is pictured to the left.

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.