Image Gallery

June 30th 1932

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

September 1930

Clipping from the Kansas City Times in September 1930 showing Joe Shannon, Peter Kelly and L. C. Johnson.

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of the bridge over Lake Hiwassee to the lake's east island.

1920

Saturday morning cross country hikes for the boys of the Country Club District, arranged by Miss Louise Hook, Community Secretary.

November 4th 1921

Photograph looking east on the north side of 9th Street from Main Street. The entrance to the Grand Junction Hotel is pictured to the left.

July 6th 1932

An autochrome photograph looking south towards the east island of Lake Hiwasee in the Indian Hills subdivision.

Portrait of Frank H. Cromwell, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1922-1924. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of the City National Bank located at the southeast corner of 18th Street and Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard). Electric lines for streetcars can be seen over the streets.

1920

Exterior of the Sunset Hill School. The school possessed a stage, large auditorium, lunch room, and two primary class rooms. The building pictured is now part of the Pembroke Hill School.

August 8th 1923

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

June 8th 1937

Photograph of a Nelly Don Pioneers Luncheon, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed in her office on June 8, 1937.

July 18th 1932

Unsigned postcard to Lloyd C.

Photograph of the Gem Theater, labeled 1912-1923. This vantage point faces south on 18th Street between Vine Street and Highland Avenue.

May 10th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Lee E. Clark's daughters, Julia and Janet, playing with tulips on their property. This photograph was taken from the north, looking south.

October 13th 1936

Postcard of the main arena in Municipal Auditorium.

Henry J. Allen, Governor of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. He also served as a senator from Kansas from 1929 to 1931, and was the editor and publisher of the Wichita Beacon newspaper.

September 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Frank N. Daniels residence, taken from the southeast. Daniels was president of the Dascomb-Daniels Lumber Company.

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

An autochrome photograph of Allen Logan's residence, taken from the northwest. Logan was the founder of Logan Brothers Grain Company.

October 29th 1939

Unsigned postcard, postmarked Kansas City, Kansas, addressed to Judge Arthur D. Wood, asking if he is "going to pardon that crook from KC," Tom Pendergast.

Photograph of Dr. Kepner, obstetrician, seated on the steps at the entrance to The Willows Maternity Hospital.

July 17th 1939

Postcard of the Plaza Laundry Company in Kansas City, Missouri. The vantage point faces south at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and 42nd Street.

April 11th 1927

Postcard showing the Swope Park Shelter House Number 1, located to the southeast of the main entrance to Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

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.

Circa 1930 photograph with slide description: "Zoological building; Swope Park, Kansas City, Mo."

Photograph taken between 1935 and 1943 of men playing horseshoes in Kensington Park, Kansas City, Kansas. This activity was part of the Works Progress Administration.

Photograph with view of the downtown skyline from just north of the Missouri River.

Photograph of children watching a young girl perform an imitation organ in the Scarritt School kindergarten class.

Photograph of boys attending a Sunday morning service in the auditorium of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Photograph of the office of the medical director at Major Clinic. The clinic, owned and operated by Dr. Hermon S. Major, was a private facility devoted to the treatment of alcoholism.

July 18th 1938

Mugshots for Robert Strohm, Inmate #53421. Strohm was sentenced to two years and six months in the U.S.

1924

Portrait of Albert I. Beach, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1924-1930. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

1925

Photograph looking north along the east side of Walnut Street from 12th Street.

1926

Bennie Moten's Orchestra, with instruments, taken by Bert Photo Studio, ca. 1926.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses seated on the steps at the entrance of The Willows Maternity Hospital.

September 19th 1938

Postcard showing the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, located between Oak Street and Rockhill Road, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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.