Image Gallery

September 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of James A. Reed's residence, taken from the southeast. Reed was a lawyer, county prosecutor, and mayor of Kansas City.

Photograph of a Church of the Annunciation pastor and group of children dressed for a Greek Independence Day celebration during the 1920s.

1920's photograph of a portion of the cattle pens at the Kansas City Stockyards in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 9th 1935

Clipping entitled "Scenes at Outing of 1,200 Members of 'Commerce Family'" from the Kansas City Post on June 9, 1935 showing photographs from W. T.

This photograph was taken looking east on 8th Street just east of Flora Avenue.

August 6th 1936

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description for Richard Galatas, Inmate #46085, upon his transfer to Alcatraz, including physical descripton and sentence information.

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.

Portrait of Bill "Count" Basie, headshot, no date. Source: Duncan Scheidt.

1926

Photograph with caption, "Another view of the 'hump' in Main Street north of 49th St." This vantage point faces north-northeast on the west side of Main Street just south of 49t

March 17th 1937

Photograph of Wave Tobin and a group of protestors at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

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

October 29th 1921

Postcard showing the sunken gardens on The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards 12th Street and the William T.

1918

Photograph of Nicholas Madgey, Francis Ruyssers, Joseph Ruyssers, and Henry Ruyssers (left to right) standing by the Ruyssers family Model T Ford.

June 14th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Nelda Jane in pose to dive into the swimming pool of Dan W. Moser. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

August 23rd 1932

An autochrome photograph of an interior patio with movable skylight in the residence of Mack B. Nelson.

June 1940

A color glass plate positive photograph of Clifford B. Smith and Laura Conyers Smith's garden and a small inlet of Lake Quivira outside of the Smiths' window.

November 11th 1926

Dedication of the Liberty Memorial, a monument to those who served in World War I. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Postcard of the Kansas City Star Building, bounded by 17th Street, Grand Avenue, 18th Street, and McGee Street.

1925

Photograph looking north on the west side of Main Street between Missouri Avenue and 5th Street. The Tri-City Barber College is pictured.

Photograph with an exterior, street level view of Lincoln High School. This vantage point faces northeast on Woodland Avenue between 21st Street and 22nd Street.

American Royal Livestock Pavilion, reconstructed in 1925. This vantage point faces northwest with the 23rd Street Viaduct on the left.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Argyle Building; located on the northeast corner of 12th and McGee streets. Shows Katz Drug Store as first floor tenant.

1925

Photograph looking east on the north side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) between Charlotte Street and Campbell Street. The Globe Laundry is pictured in the background.

May 30th 1929

Photograph of Reverend Jas P. Nichol, assistant pastor at Holy Cross Parish, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Chief Scout Executive.

1925

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

Circa 1920 photograph with full, front view of the Harris (Kearney) House at its original location at Westport Avenue (now Westport Road) and Main Street.

May 21st 1933

An autochrome photograph of Miss Sarah Rapelye sitting next to a weigela shrub on the property of Harry A. Rapelye. Rapelye was a manager at Continental Can Company.

June 8th 1928

Postcard of Hotel President, located at the northeast corner of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Circa 1940 photograph of buyers and sellers at the outdoor stalls of the Farmers' Market in the City Market.

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

April 24th 1935

Clipping from the Kansas City Star on April 24, 1935 showing Thomas J. Pendergast, Carolyn E. Pendergast, Governor Guy B. Park, and Eleanora G. Park attending the marriage of Thomas J.

1922

Postcard of the Benton School, located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard. Students are pictured performing calisthenics while a Victrola plays a record.

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view, looking east, of Fairfax Industrial and Municipal airports.

June 4th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Lawrence H. Fox's residence, taken from the north-northeast. Fox was a Kansas City investor.

January 24th 1924

Mugshot and prison record of Anthony R. Gizzo, Inmate #20547, including biographical data as well as information about his conviction and sentencing.

June 3rd 1933

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

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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.