Image Gallery

Group photo of four of the members of the Blue Devils band standing posed. Photograph taken by Bert Photo Studio, Kansas City, Missouri. Source: Jimmy Jewel.

Photograph of a student costumed for a play at Clara Barton School. The school served the Mexican community of Kansas City, Kansas, from the 1920s until it was damaged by flooding in 1951.

April 28th 1942

A color glass plate positive photograph of morning glories growing on George H. Nettleton residence, taken from the west. Five women are pictured seated on the porch.

Photograph of Dr. Kepner, obstetrician, seated on the steps at the entrance to The Willows Maternity Hospital.

June 23rd 1933

An autochrome photograph of May W. Larabee's garage with a flower box on the roof, taken from the northwest. Her deceased husband was Fredrick D.

1935

Photograph of the integrated, semi-professional Bismarck National Championship Team of 1935.

1940

Pamphlet advertisement for the YMCA with testimonials, statistics, camps, programs, services, and roster of division chairmen and board of directors, all to promote support of the group.

October 13th 1936

Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of Municipal Auditorium, which also served as a campaign stop for his 1936 presidential run.

March 17th 1937

Photograph of a police officer restraining a protester at a demonstration on March 17, 1937 by the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

1945

L. P. Cookingham, City Manager for Kansas City, Missouri, at his desk in City Hall, ca. 1945. Source: Kansas City Museum (George Fuller Green Collection).

November 6th 1921

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building building committee posed at the cornerstone laying ceremony for the building on November 6, 1921.

June 8th 1935

Photograph of people eating barbecue on the ground by Red Fox Farm Lake at W. T. Kemper, Sr.'s barbecue for employees of Commerce Trust Company and associated banks.

1930

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater Building was taken from atop the Wolferman Building looking southwest, diagonal to the theater at 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

October 18th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the West Bottoms and Kansas City Stock Yards as seen looking west from Kersey Coates Drive at its intersection with Beardsley Road, just north of 17th Street.

May 6th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the entrance to Charles M. Howell's home while the tulips are in bloom. Howell was a Kansas City lawyer.

November 4th 1932

Clipping from the Kansas City Labor News on November 4, 1932 showing "Hon. Joseph B. Shannon, Member in United States Congress from this District."

Fire station house of Company No. 28 on Troost Ave., near 73rd St., Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s. This fire house is typical of other fire station houses erected in the 1930s.

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

June 6th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the southwest corner of the French salon in R. A. Long's residence. Long was co-founder of Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Candid photograph of unidentified nurses at The Willows Maternity Hospital.

1919

Snapshot of Louise Byers with friends from Kansas City School of Law (Tiera Farrow, Anna Campbell, and Sue Mandell included), ca. 1919.

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.

1930

Photograph of the fourth grade class of 1930 at the Holy Cross School. This vantage point faces east towards the southwest entrance to the Holy Cross Catholic Church.

April 12th 1933

Photograph of a large crowd surrounding a car at Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

October 24th 1933

An autochrome photograph of the Kansas City Southern Railroad bridge in Swope Park.

Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, dedicated in 1914. This vantage point faces north-northeast from Liberty Memorial and shows downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

August 30th 1931

Photograph of James Turgeon, E. F. Spaeth, and Joseph Scanlon, Assistant Scout Executive for the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

1930

Photograph of the Israel Transfer Company Building, once located on the east side of Grand Avenue (Grand Boulevard) between 22nd Street and 23rd Street.

August 30th 1931

Photograph of Robert Reed, Donald Dunn, and Howard Whelan, three members of Boy Scouts Troop 80.

November 1st 1921

Postcard from the Liberty Memorial dedication ceremony on November 1st, 1921. This vantage point faces southwest on Main Street just east of Union Station, shown on the right.

1940

Photograph of Sister Mary Alexis, Mother Superior of St. Agnes Convent for six years.

August 3rd 1946

President Harry S. Truman (right) with James Pendergast, evidently taken in Independence, Missouri, upon Truman's arrival from Washington, D.C.

March 19th 1937

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs playing baseball at Muehlebach Field in Kansas City, MO.

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.

1919

Photograph with caption, "Standing in front of the bath house of Karnes School are 135 boys in their first communion class in 1919.

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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.