Image Gallery

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph looking east over Lake Hiwassee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

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.

October 11th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Hazel B. Healey standing next to her six foot tall "Radiance" roses. Her husband, Michael J.

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.

June 5th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the entrance to Roy E. Dickerson's home with an adjacent Paul's scarlet climber. Dickerson was director of the Order of DeMolay Grand Council.

December 9th 1941

Photograph of Sally Rand (far left) seated at the head table of a South Central Business Association luncheon. To her left sits association president Orvis A. Sturdy, the Rev.

November 4th 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Labor News on November 4, 1932 showing "Hon. Joseph B. Shannon, Member in United States Congress from this District."

July 11th 1926

Photograph of a group of men assembled for the first annual picnic of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) Heart of America Chapter No.

January 25th 1930

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

July 27th 1939

Newspaper article reporting on a speech given by Frederick E. Whitten in which he rails against the corruption of the Pendergast organization.

Collage assembled in 1925 of the Presidents of The Commercial Club of Kansas City and it's successor The Chamber of Commerce. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

June 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of May W. Larabee's garage with a flower box on the roof, taken from the northwest. Her deceased husband was Fredrick D.

November 1st 1921

Photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

Harlan Leonard band in recording studio, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Reid-Ward Motor Company, once located at the southwest corner of McGee Trafficway and 25th Street.

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.

Autographed head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Russell (Clara) Stover of Russell Stover Candies.

Photograph showing an Armourdale baseball team in Kansas City, Kansas, likely taken in the 1910s. Noted on the back of the image is that the team was managed by Sandy Hanson.

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.

Photograph with full, front view of the first Jackson County courthouse located in Independence, Missouri. It is the oldest courthouse west of the Mississippi River.

July 1st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Alfred Benjamin Memorial in Swope Park, taken from the southeast.

1920

Six white columns stand erect in a park at Locust Street and Cherry Street, the structure patterned after the columns on the campus at the University of Missouri.

September 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza at the intersection of Central Street and 47th Street.

Photograph of the Boyle-Pryor Construction Company Building near the southeastern city limits at that time.

Photograph of an outside dining area behind Black Hawk Barbecue restaurant.

April 23rd 1924

Photograph looking south along the west side of Walnut Street at 6th Street. The Western Union Telegraph building is pictured to the left.

September 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Troost Park Lake, taken looking north near the intersection of The Paseo and Troost Lake Drive.

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.

November 3rd 1936

Clipping entitled "Large Ballot Unwieldy" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on November 3, 1936 showing Kansas Citians voting at various polling locations on General Election Day.

1936

Photograph with slide description: "Frieze on N. wall, fountain playing: Liberty Memorial; Kansas City, Mo. (1936)."

December 21st 1937

Portrait photograph of Guy B. Park, governor of Missouri from 1933–1937. Park was principal speaker at the Court of Honor, December 21, 1937 at Holy Cross School Auditorium.

Photograph of a patient room in the ladies department at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

Down Beat photo with caption, "That McShann Rhythm Section!", ca. 1941. The caption reads, "New York - Here they are, beating it out at the Savoy in Harlem.

Photograph of people and vehicles outside the Guadalupe Center in Kansas City, Missouri's Westside neighborhood.

Undated illustration of the Fowler Packing Company meatpacking plant in the Central Industrial District, adjacent to the Kansas City Stockyards.

May 1940

Photograph of seven young women posed outside of the Holy Cross Catholic Church at the closing of May Devotions.

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.