Image Gallery

May 6th 1937

An autochrome photograph of Edith C. Jenkins's residence, taken from the southeast. Her deceased husband was president of the Jenkins Music Company.

April 29th 1934

An autochrome photograph of tulips at the entrance to the Rose Hill Cemetery.

Jackson County, Missouri courthouse building as it looked in Kansas City about 1936. Harry S. Truman, as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, was instrumental in the building of the courthouse.

October 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a large decorative Halloween pumpkin in the Country Club Plaza on Alameda Road at Central Street.

Postcard of the Washington Monument pointing south at its original location near the center of Washington Square Park.

Photograph of the residence of L. E. Bailer, once located at 919 Woodland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces east on Woodland Avenue between 9th Street and 10th Street.

1926

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

Walt Disney's Laugh-O-Gram office, located in the second story of the McConahay Building at 31st Street and Forest Avenue.

Photograph of Bennie Moten, standing in second row at right, and his band pose with their tour bus in front of a music shop.

April 29th 1941

A color glass plate positive photograph of two girls sitting under hawthorn (crataegus) trees in bloom by Brush Creek and Indian Lane.

May 7th 1935

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

April 1941

An black and white glass plate positive photograph of Thomas Hart Benton standing by the Blue River in Jackson County, Missouri.

August 18th 1924

Photograph looking east along the north side of 9th Street at May Street. The Hotel Moore and Hotel Savoy are pictured.

April 19th 1925

Photograph of unidentified girls, members of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church congregation.

June 3rd 1939

Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel, an "exclusive residential and transient hotel", located at Broadway Boulevard and 36th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

An autochrome photograph of Elizabeth Helmers with her daughter Margaret J. Helmers by a cluster of Paul's scarlet roses around the entrance to their and William C. Helmers's residence.

June 15th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Brush Creek before it feeds into Lake Hiwassee.

July 4th 1934

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team at Natatorium Park in Spokane, Washington. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri.

September 25th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

Photograph of the Carmen's Building, located at the southwest corner of Baltimore Avenue and Linwood Boulevard. The building is labeled "Deaner Institute".

1931

This picture was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

May 1936

Photograph of one of the front windows to the Drover's Hotel at 1519 Genessee Street in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri.

1924

A dozen boys playing tug-of-war while a Community Field Day crowd watches on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. This vantage point faces east towards Brush Creek and Ward Parkway.

October 14th 1927

Postcard showing the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri This elevated vantage point faces towards Liberty Memorial from the northwest.

1917

Postcard facing east on 37th Street (currently Stadium Drive) in Leeds, Missouri (now part of Kansas City). The Renick greenhouse and flower shop and the Leeds horseshoeing shop are pictured.

September 1924

Completed construction of Southwest High School at 65th Street and Wornall Road.

1929

Photograph looking north from the northwest corner of 12th Street and Locust Street.

Photograph of nurse Hazel Wagner posing under the entrance of The Willows Maternity Hospital, where she trained between 1923 and 1926.

Photograph with view of the downtown skyline from just north of the Missouri River.

Candid photograph of an unidentified nurse at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1925

Photograph of a large crowd gathered for an event at the intersection of 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard/Hardesty Avenue.

May 14th 1937

Photograph of the exterior of the Fruehauf Trailer Company in the Fairfax District of Wyandotte County, Kansas. Local architect Charles E.

March 28th 1932

Clipping entitled "Invincible Army of Kansas City Democrats Parade at State Convention - A Great Demonstration" from the Missouri Democrat on April 1, 1932 showing highlights from the Dem

Circa 1935 photograph with full, corner view of Lathrop Polytechnic Institute, also known as Lathrop Trade School, Lathrop Manual Training, and Lathrop School.

July 13th 1935

An autochrome photograph of a large picnic oven at Unity Farm (Unity Village), as seen from the west. The oven could use wood or gas as fuel.

July 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Frank M. Bernardin's residence, taken from the southeast in the summer of 1932. Bernardin was district manager of the General Electric Supply Corporation.

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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.