Image Gallery

Undated photograph of unidentified men posing with musical instruments. The men are members of the Kansas City, Kansas, Mexican community.

June 1941

Photograph of businesses at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 3rd Street.

September 17th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Albert R. Jones's 165 foot long residence, taken from the northwest. Jones was a Kansas City lawyer.

March 15th 1929

Mugshot of Frank "Chee Chee" DeMayo, Inmate #31989. DeMayo was sentenced to time in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth after a conviction of conspiracy to violate Prohibition law.

Group portrait of Anderson Photo Company employees posed around a camera at an unidentified location.

1926

This photograph was taken looking east-northeast on 31st Street just west of Walnut Street in Kansas City, Missouri. An advertisement for the film "Outside the Law" is pictured.

1928

Circa 1928 photograph with full frontal and side view of the Federal Reserve Bank Building; located on the northeast corner of 10th Street and Grand Avenue.

Exterior of Nifty and Dandy Club at the northeast corner of 14th Street and Highland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, no date.

July 27th 1931

Photograph of the First Annual Picnic of the Stern Slegman Prins Company, a garment manufacturer in Kansas City, Missouri.

March 28th 1932

Clipping entitled "Kansas Citians in Line" from the Kansas City Times on March 29, 1932 showing highlights from the Democratic State Convention the previous day in St. Louis, Missouri.

December 28th 1928

Photograph looking west from the southeast corner of Linwood and Troost, at night with long exposure. Shows the LaSalle Hotel (right) and the Bodine Drugstore (left).

September 30th 1921

Postcard showing the stockyards in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to J. Creedon of Rochester, New York from his brother.

1936

Photograph of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation choir and altar boys with Rev. John Vasiliades.

Photograph with an exterior view of a group of young ladies posed on the steps at Norman School. This vantage point faces east at the northeast corner of Summit Street and 36th Street.

June 5th 1922

Photograph looking east towards the McGee freight sub-station and team yards from the McGee Street Viaduct.

Two photographs of students at the one-room Brauer School in the Piper area of Wyandotte County, Kansas.

1895

Photograph of "Hell’s Half Acre", an area in the late 1800's and early 1900's consisting of the north side of the West Bottoms between the bluffs and the state line.

1937

Exterior photograph of the Major Clinic at 31st and Euclid as seen from Euclid Avenue looking west. The clinic was owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S.

Photograph of Bryce B. Smith standing, facing left in the new City Hall at the northeast corner of 12th Street and Oak Street, ca. 1937-39. Source: Bernard Ragan.

1915

Photograph of the Sanford B. Ladd School students attending to the school garden.

Photograph of a man spraying water from a large hose near another man riding a tractor in the Kansas City Stockyards.

May 6th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the entrance to Charles M. Howell's home while the tulips are in bloom. Howell was a Kansas City lawyer.

1919

This picture of the Brookside Shopping District was taken looking northeast at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 63rd Street.

August 25th 1935

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on August 25, 1935 showing photographs from Kansas City Mayor Bryce B.

October 21st 1928

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 21, 1928 showing Missouri Governor Alfred E. Smith on his presidential campaign in Sedalia, Missouri. Also pictured are Charles M.

July 11th 1940

Postcard of the General Post Office in Kansas City, Missouri. The building now houses the Kansas City Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Photograph of George E. Kessler, landscape architect and city planner.

July 12th 1919

Postcard of the lobby of the St. Regis Hotel, located at the northeast corner of Linwood Boulevard and The Paseo in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 10th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the J. C. Nichols Company office building, taken from the southeast.

Photograph with a full, exterior street level view of Norman School; named after Joseph L. Norman, President of the Board of Education and member of the Board for 16 years.

May 1936

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

June 22nd 1929

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

January 5th 1935

Mugshot, fingerprints, and physical description of Herbert Allen Farmer, Inmate #46084, which includes aliases, information on personal habits, background, and detailed physical descriptions and me

July 18th 1938

Postcard of the Hospital Hill on 23rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from near the intersection of Gillham Road and 22nd Street.

October 27th 1921

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

September 22nd 1934

This picture of the Plaza Dog Mart was taken looking west-northwest from atop the J. C. Nichols Company Building.

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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.