Image Gallery

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

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Liberty, Missouri looking north. Shows the downtown area as well as William Jewell College on the right side of the photograph.

Photograph of people dining on the patio behind Black Hawk Barbecue & Buffet.

Home of Jackson County Democratic Party boss, Thomas J. Pendergast, at 5650 Ward Parkway, built by the J. C. Nichols Company.

Photograph of six men in suits and hats standing in a lot. The man on the far right is Lou Holland, an early promoter of Kansas City aviation; next to him is former city manager Henry McElroy.

Photograph with exterior, street level view of the repair or shop building maintained by the Kansas City School District.

Group portrait of uniformed Donnelly Garment Company employees at work in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri. A Santa Claus figure stands on far left.

1921

Postcard of the cattle breeder's building of the American Hereford Association, located at the northwest corner of Central Street and 11th Street and occupied by the association from 1919 to 1

Circa 1930 photograph with an aerial view of Fairfax Industrial Airport in Kansas City, Kansas. It is noted on the back of the photograph that Curtiss Wright is at the northern end of the field.

May 4th 1930

Panoramic photograph of the bands of the Musicians Protective Union Local 627, assembled for the annual Battle of the Bands at Paseo Hall, followed by a parade to the Musicians Association Building

December 8th 1931

Portrait of Jean Harlow holding a bouquet of flowers.

1940

Photograph of Columbus Park looking northeast from atop the Karnes Public School at the southwest corner of Charlotte Street and Pacific Street. Pictured are the St.

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 the residence of Anna H. Jones, located at 2444 Montgall Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces west on Montgall Avenue, just north of 25th Street.

January 13th 1931

Executive committee at work in preparation of the Ten Year Plan in Kansas City.

June 1941

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

1924

Wide view of the apartment buildings along Mill Creek Parkway. This photograph was taken looking northwest from atop the Ponce de Leon at 4555 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

August 17th 1942

Photograph of Kansas City Mayor John B. Gage, who served from 1940 to 1946, with members of the City Council.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

Photograph of Walnut Grove, a grassy area surrounded by trees, in downtown Overland Park circa 1920.

1938

Photograph of downtown Olathe, Kansas, as seen from the Johnson County courthouse in 1938. The square is covered in snow and trees have no leaves.

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.

Photograph of the Porter Dairy Farm near 91st and Antioch in Overland Park, Kansas, in the early 1900s.

June 19th 1937

Clipping entitled "'Why Not Talk It Over?'" from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 19, 1937 with caption stating, "'Instead of having mass meetings,' T. J.

An autochrome photograph of Allen Logan's rose fence, taken from the west looking east. Logan was the founder of Logan Brothers Grain Company.

Photograph of Alfred Benjamin Dispensary (right) and Jewish Educational Building (left) at the northeast corner of Harrison Street and Admiral Boulevard.

August 3rd 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of bathers at the beach at Lake Quivira. Lakeshore Drive and the entrance to the Lake Quivira Country Club is shown in the background.

September 22nd 1938

Postcard of the Orchestra Promenade inside the Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri. Today, this space is better known as the lobby outside the Municipal Auditorium Music Hall.

September 4th 1939

Photograph of a crowd assembled for a Labor Day parade at the corner of 16th Street and Cherry Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

July 11th 1937

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

63rd and Troost Shopping Center
October 1927

This picture was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Troost Avenue and 63rd Street. The pictured shopping center opened in October 1927.

August 1931

Photograph of a Johnson County Fair cooking demonstration set up on the stage of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School gymnasium's stage in August 1931.

September 16th 1921

Postcard of the Research Hospital, located at the southwest corner of 23rd Street and Holmes Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

May 1933

Directors and sponsors of the 1933 Country Club District Community Field Day, held on Southwest High School campus. Shown are John L. Shouse, George D. Melcher, J. C. Nichols, Miles C.

May 1926

Lou Holland standing by a seated Ike Morrell at Kansas City's air mail dedication at Richards Field, May 1926.

Undated photograph of Mexican railroad workers posing in front of a boxcar in Kansas City, Kansas.

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