Image Gallery

Photograph of the exterior of the Wyandotte County Jail in Kansas City, Kansas, circa 1930, located at the southeast corner of 7th Street and State Avenue.

Photograph of the residence of Dr. Solomon H. Thompson, once located at 1321 North 8th Street, Kansas City, Kansas.

June 23rd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Minnie Long Sloan standing next to a coster spruce tree in her garden.

May 29th 1933

An autochrome photograph of George Harvey Davis's house, taken from the west. Davis was president of the Davis-Noland-Merrill Grain Company.

Circa 1940 photograph of buyers and sellers at the outdoor stalls of the Farmers' Market in the City Market.

Jam session at St. Mary's Church at the northwest corner of Ann Avenue and North 5th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, no date. Source: John Randazzo.

Photograph of the bridge over the Blue River at 63rd Street, which provided access to the Jackson County road system.

Photograph of seven young men in the recreation room and lobby of the Boy's Hotel and Boy's Club.

May 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of Othello M. Evans's residence with a spirea in front of its entrance. Evans was president and treasurer of the Enterprise Cabinet Company.

May 31st 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden) looking northeast toward The Walnuts apartments.

1921

Photograph of unidentified men and women with sausages and other meats; meat stamped with "Fowler's" stamp of The Fowler Packing Company.

Rooftop view looking east along 10th from Coates House Hotel.

1921

Portrait of Ruby D. Garrett, Chairman of the Program Committee for the American Legion Convention, ca. 1921. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

Photograph of Richard Rieder standing between two outdoor chicken coops in 1940 or 1941.

June 21st 1935

An autochrome photograph of the cloisters and arches of the Unity Farm (Unity Village) administrative building, as seen from the north.

June 14th 1935

An autochrome photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to roses growing on the upper terrace at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

1936

Children playing at a playground located at the then undeveloped lots at the northeast corner of Rockhill Road and Oak Street.

1925

Photograph looking north on the east side of Forest Avenue between 9th Street and 10th Street. The First Church of Christ Scientist is pictured to the left.

Photograph with a distant exterior view of the Morse Public School, showing students outside with playground equipment and playing a game of baseball. The school was named after S. F. B.

February 2nd 1930

Kansas City delegation to the inauguration of President Rubio of Mexico stand before their Ford Tri-Motor airplane with Municipal Airport building in background, February 2, 1930.

November 1909

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

May 30th 1929

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

March 17th 1937

Photograph of protestors at a sit-in on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

January 22nd 1937

Photograph of an abandoned building at the southwest corner of 19th Street and Vine Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The building used to house a Sam's Market and a shoe shining parlor.

A black and white glass plate positive photograph of the Kansas City Zoo entrance from an aerial view.

A colorized glass plate positive photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the southeast.

June 3rd 1933

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on June 3, 1933 with four photographs of the house where Mary McElroy was held during her kidnapping.

1940

Reproduction of a photograph of saxophonist Earl Malcolm "Jock" Caruthers, Sr. (1910-1971). Caruthers played extensively in St. Louis and Kansas City throughout his life.

Photograph of members of the Italian Supreme Intersocial Council of Kansas City.

June 15th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's residence, taken from the northwest. Moser was president of the Western Finance Company.

1925

Photograph of the Euclid Apartment Hotel, once located at the northwest corner of Euclid Avenue and 31st Street.

1922

Men and women gaze at a J. C. Nichols Company sign showing available plots for sale in Armour Farm development.

1926

Bennie Moten's Victor Recording Artists posed around piano taken by Bert Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1926. Source: Charles Goodwin.

1937

Photograph of the notion (small items) department at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 5th 1922

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

June 12th 1942

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

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.