Image Gallery

An autochrome photograph of R. A. Long's mantel in his French salon. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

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.

Photograph of two young men and three older men gathered in a radio station circa 1939.

Undated photograph of unidentified railroad workers in Kansas City, Kansas. Railroad jobs brought many Mexican immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas.

1935

Photograph of James Madison Kemper, Jr., Arch E. Downing, William T. Kemper, Sr., David Woods Kemper, and William T. Kemper, Jr. posed on horseback (left to right).

1922

The Ruhr Dairy located just west of Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and south of 54th Street.

August 26th 1940

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church congregation posed in celebration of the church's fifty-sixth anniversary.

View looking west along 18th Street. The Boone and Gem Theaters can be seen on the north side of the street.

1925

Navy blue police buttoned-down uniform worn by a captain of the Metropolitan Police Department of Kansas City, Missouri.

Mug shot of Vernon C. Miller or Verne Miller, used as an exhibit against the defendant in Criminal Case No. 35160: State of Missouri vs. Adam Richetti.

Circa 1928 photograph with partial side view of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company; once located at 1100 W. 8th Street. Sign on building in this view says Vassar Chocolates.

June 7th 1928

Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

Undated photograph of an unidentified location showing railroad facilities in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the residence of Winston and Addie Holmes, once located at 2221 Michigan Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 12th 1942

Kansas City Police Department mugshot of organized crime figure Frank DeLuca.

May 10th 1935

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

August 12th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Herbert V. Jones's residence, taken from the northeast. Jones was chairman of the Herbert V. Jones & Co. (real estate).

An autochrome photograph of H. H. Beels standing next to a large polygonum vine. Beels was treasurer of Gallup Map & Supply Company.

November 26th 1920

Postcard showing the flower beds in Electric Park, once located between The Paseo and Woodland Avenue, south of 45th Street, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Undated illustration of the Fowler Packing Company meatpacking plant in the Central Industrial District, adjacent to the Kansas City Stockyards.

1934

Group portrait of members of the Firestone Service Company bowling team, identified as the 1933-34 champions of the South Central Business Association.

July 28th 1936

Primary campaign mailer for gubernatorial candidate Lloyd Stark.

1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Sealright Company plant, a paper products, bottle caps, and food packaging manufacturer, in the Fairfax district of Kansas City, Kansas, south of the Fairfax Airpo

July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of a an umbrella and a summer house, taken from the south-southeast in the gardens at The Walnuts.

June 22nd 1933

An autochrome photograph of Harry C. Alley's house taken from the south-southwest in 1933. Alley was president of Rankin-Benedict Underwriting Company.

1933

Photograph of the basement of a home at 5718 County Line Road (now 47th Street), Kansas City, Kansas, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 33947: State of Missouri vs. Walter H. McGee.

January 6th 1931

Jackson County Judges Harry S. Truman, William O. Beeman, and Eugene I. "Buck" Purcell took the oath of office on January 6, 1931.

Photograph of the two-story Merriam School building, located at Johnson Drive and King Avenue in Shawnee, Kansas, circa 1920.

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.

February 3rd 1918

Postcard showing the Kansas City Union Station and its train sheds to the east of the main structure. This vantage point faces south-southwest towards Union Station from the Main Street Viaduct.

Photograph of the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe circa 1939. Taken from the street, looking northwest, the lawn surrounding the building is covered in snow.

1932

Full length group photograph of three of the Blue Devils, taken by Bert Studios, Kansas City, (left to right): Theo Ross, Lester Young, and Buster Smith, ca. 1932. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

Photograph of the exterior of the Kansas City Kansan newspaper building, located at the northeast corner of 8th Street and Armstrong Avenue in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, sometime in the 1930s.

Portrait of Elsie Child (Mrs. H. C. Child), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1938-1940. Portrait of Leona Koehler Ryan (Mrs. L. K. Ryan), president of the Kansas City Athenaeum 1940-1942.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of the Monarch Milling Company. Sign on side says King of Kansas Flour.

November 1925

This picture was taken looking northwest just south of the intersection of 71st Street (now Gregory Boulevard) and Wornall Road.

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