Image Gallery

1925

This picture was taken looking south at the intersection of Mission Drive, Overhill Road, and Ensley Lane in Mission Hills, Kansas.

1925

Photograph looking east along 12th Street from just west of Charlotte Street. Troy Hotel, Jake's Bargain Shoe Store, Monarch Hotel, and other establishments are pictured.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking southwest from 47th and Virginia" and showing the proposed 48th Street Trafficway to intersect with 47th at Virginia Avenue.

Photograph with view of large, obelisk tombstone with the name "Armstrong" engraved on it located in Huron Cemetery in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, on Minnesota Avenue between 6th and 7t

Circa 1932 photograph with full side view of City Ice House Company Oil and Ice Station A-1; located in Overland Park, Kansas. This station also sold Red Crown gasoline.

An autographed photograph of Tex Owens, "The Original Texas Ranger".

June 1928

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Ward Parkway parking garage was taken looking west-northwest on Ward Parkway just west of Broadway Boulevard.

June 1941

Photograph of the W. F. Baker Poultry and Eggs Building, once located at the southwest corner of Grand Avenue (presently Grand Boulevard) and 4th Street.

May 18th 1937

Clipping of R. Emmet O'Malley from the Kansas City Journal-Post on May 18, 1937 with caption stating, "R.

April 27th 1923

Postcard of the 71st Street (now Gregory Boulevard) bridge across the Blue River in Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast just south of the bridge.

1926

Photograph with caption, "looking east where widened 52nd Street would connect with Wornall Road." The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Photograph of men standing around a Nicolas-Beazley NB-3P monoplane at Municipal Airport. The airplane, reg. #9314, was produced by the Nicholas-Beazley Airplane Company of Marshall, Missouri.

September 20th 1930

Postcard of Scarritt Spring on Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Mrs. Aron Leher of Clarksburg, Missouri.

August 4th 1931

Postcard showing the Verona Columns in the Country Club District in Mission Hills, Kansas. This vantage point faces south at the intersection of Mission Drive, Overhill Road, and Ensley Lane.

Photograph of the Yeager School, once located at the northwest corner of Indiana Avenue and 19th Street. It was built in 1894 and named for Robert L.

1939

A 1939 photograph two wrecked houses after a tornado struck Allen's Addition (also known as Hollie Addition, near 37th Street and Topping Avenue) in Kansas City, Missouri.

June 1941

Photograph of the Nigro Pool Hall and Red Gibson's Restaurant, once located at the southeast corner of 3rd Street and Walnut Street.

Size 38 iridescent green wool men's jacket created by the Kansas City Custom Garment Company in the 1940's. Included is a patterned tie fashionable during the period.

June 6th 1933

An autochrome photograph of William M. Hand's residence, taken from the east at J. C. Nichols Company's old site. Hand was manager at the General Electric Company.

March 1925

Photograph of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, South located at the northwest corner of Maple Avenue and Spring Street in Independence, Missouri.

July 1936

Photograph with caption, describing Thomas J. Pendergast Jr., his wife, Mary Louise Weyer Pendergast, and James M. Pendergast traveling to New York to see Thomas J.

April 1st 1937

Clipping of Frances B. Ryan from the Kansas City Journal-Post on April 1, 1937 with caption stating, "Mrs.

July 18th 1938

Mugshots of Joseph Maher, Inmate #53422. Maher was sentenced to two years in the U.S.

August 10th 1933

An autochrome photograph of Michael J. Healey's residence, taken from the south. Healey was vice-president and general manager of John Deere Plow Company.

Photograph of the Baby Lovett Orchestra: Samuel "Baby" Lovett, drums; Jimmy Hill, guitar; et al.. Also pictured is their "Feed the Kitty" tip jar.

1926

Texas Tommies in posed shot in mock saloon at Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1926. Phil Baxter shown center behind the bar. Source: Cliff Haliburton.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view of Burnap-Meyer, Incorporated, a printing company; located at 1021 McGee Street. This vantage point faces east-northeast across McGee Street.

This photograph was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Maple Boulevard and Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

July 22nd 1923

Formal presentation of Arbor Villa Park, developed by the J. C. Nichols Company. Pictured are J. C. Nichols and Shannon C. Douglass, President of the Armour Hills Homes Association.

November 15th 1928

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

1925

Photograph looking east on the north side of 15th Street (presently Truman Road) from Charlotte Street. The Globe Laundry is pictured in the background.

A color glass plate positive photograph of a man and woman carrying a set of golf clubs into the clubhouse at Swope Memorial Golf Course.

June 1941

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

Portrait of William Rockhill Nelson, no date. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

September 16th 1932

An autochrome photograph of John E. Horn's gazebo with pom-pon zinnias growing by it. This vantage point faces north towards the entrance to Horn's residence.

Photograph of the LaSalle Hotel at the northwest corner of Linwood Boulevard and Harrison Street.

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.