Image Gallery

May 7th 1935

Clipping entitled "Intended Plot Victims" from the Kansas City Post on May 7, 1935 with caption stating, "James M.

Circa 1926 portrait photographs of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks musicians assembled to resemble a microphone.

May 30th 1929

Photograph of Kansas City clergy preparing for the Corpus Christi Procession on Memorial Day at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery.

Dave Dexter, Andy Kirk, and an unidentified man standing together drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes. Dexter is wearing a vest and looking forward.

1925

Photograph looking north-northeast along the west side of Main Street between 11th Street and 12th Street.

Photograph of the residence of Professor James D. Bowser, once located at 2400 The Paseo, Kansas City, Missouri.

1937

A Donnelly Garment Company designer showing a sewing machine operator how to work with her original design.

1939

Edward Tanner, the J. C. Nichols Company architect who designed much of the Country Club Plaza, as he appeared in 1939.

Photograph dated between 1916-1920 of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Choir posed at the entrance to the Cathedral on the south side of 11th Street between Broadway and Washington Street

A color glass plate positive photograph of the Nelson Galley of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the south.

November 19th 1935

Postcard showing the Palisades along Kersey Coates Drive in West Terrace Park, Kansas City, Missouri.

November 10th 1917

Photograph with full frontal and side view of Rollins School, located on the northeast corner of 40th and Main streets. It later became the first St. Paul's Episcopal Day School.

July 19th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of Laura Conyers Smith (wife of Clifford B. Smith) sitting amongst a group of yellow water lily flowers at their property at Lake Quivira.

This photograph was taken looking south-southwest on the west side of the Troost Avenue and 17th Street intersection in Kansas City, Missouri.

March 1938

Northwest view from the southeast corner of U.S. Route 50 (now Shawnee Mission Parkway) and Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue), showing a gas station.

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

Portrait of William E. Kemp, Mayor of Kansas City MO from 1946-1954. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

May 2nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Bechtel's crabapple trees in front of Ellison A. Neel's residence, taken looking south. Neel was a Kansas City lawyer.

1924

This picture was taken looking west on 69th Street just east of Brookside Road and Wornall Road.

A 1940's photograph of Kansas City's Negro Municipal Band with Dan Blackburn directing. Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

Henry F. McElroy, Kansas City's first city manager and proponent of the Ten Year Plan.

February 8th 1932

Photograph of Detective Charles Fredericks holding a shotgun. The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery at the Mercantile Trust Company on February 8, 1932.

August 12th 1933

Photograph of Mrs. Ferris Anthon whose husband was killed that day on August 12, 1933 by gangsters. Ferris J. Anthon was a "cafe owner and alleged alcohol runner."

1935

Photograph of the exterior of the Commercial National Bank building on the southwest corner of 6th & Minnesota in downtown Kansas City, Kansas.

May 4th 1928

Young boys line up for a foot race at the annual Country Club District Community Field Day on Friday, May 4, 1928 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

Band at Chauncey Down's Hall includes Herman Walder, Booker Washington, Walter Page, no date.

Photograph of the Daughters of Penelope group, including Anna Kartsonis, in an unknown location circa 1935.

Ca. 1955 Portrait of James Pendergast, Kansas City political faction leader, long-time friend of former President Harry S. Truman From: Michael Pruett.

Circa 1930 photograph with frontal and side view of City Ice Company of Kansas City, Plant No. 2; located at southwest corner of 8th Street and Hickory Street and built in 1898.

Postcard showing Winnwood Beach in Kansas City, Missouri, describing it as the "Atlantic City of the West".

May 23rd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Anne D. Paxton's residence, taken from the south. Her deceased husband, John G. Paxton, was a lawyer and city councilman.

Photograph taken between 1925 and 1930 of the interior of the Westermann Sheet Metal company located at 1703 Central in Kansas City, Kansas.

An autochrome photograph of the staircase and grand hall in the residence of R. A. Long, Co-Founder, Long-Bell Lumber Company.

October 23rd 1929

Postcard showing the Intercity Viaduct (foreground), James Street (background), the Kansas River (left), and Kansas City, Kansas (right).

Photographs of Mr. and Mrs. Hofman, friends who were playing bridge with the Bennetts when Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G.

January 11th 1935

Program for a "Testimonial Dinner in honor of Henry M.

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.