Image Gallery

July 22nd 1936

An autochrome photograph of the gardens at The Walnuts, taken looking northeast from inside the apartment building.

Photograph with an exterior street level view of Sanford B. Ladd School located on the north side of 37th Street, between Bellefontaine Avenue to Walrond Avenue (Benton Boulevard).

September 19th 1924

Postcard of the lake and drive in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards downtown from Penn Drive, south of 27th Street.

Photograph showing the through paving of Gregory Boulevard near Swope Park, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

Circa 1932 photograph with interior view of City Ice Company of Kansas City garage with fleet of delivery trucks.

1925

Photograph looking west along the south side of 12th Street from just east of Walnut Street. Pennant Cafeteria is pictured in the background.

1936

Photograph of the Jackson County Juvenile Court Building, also known as Jackson County Parental School.

Photograph of an unidentified Strang Line station in Johnson County, Kansas, circa 1940. The small building features half stone walls and ornate rafter tails, and a car is parked to its side.

October 22nd 1934

An autochrome photograph of Mark J. Morrin's residence from the southeast with October roses. Morrin's residence was on Blue Ridge Boulevard near U.S. 50.

An autochrome photograph of four people dressed up for the Country Club Plaza Fiesta. They are standing at the entrance to the Balcony Building in the Country Club Plaza.

October 17th 1932

Postcard showing the lobby at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north towards the entrance of the main waiting room from near the southwestern corner of the lobby.

September 16th 1932

Souvenir program for the memorial of Frank C. Niles (1858-1932), philanthropist and President of the Niles & Moser Cigar Company. Tributes were given by Bryce B. Smith, Henry F.

Photograph of downtown Lenexa, Kansas, circa 1935.

June 8th 1935

Photograph of Pauline Thompson (left), winner of the "bathing beauty contest", along with the other three contestants after the contest at W. T.

November 11th 1926

Dedication of the Liberty Memorial, a monument to those who served in World War I. From: Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

July 29th 1935

An autochrome photograph of Frances W. Foulks standing by a doorway at Unity Farm (Unity Village).

June 26th 1939

Photograph of Felix Street standing with a pipe near the Crown Drugstore at the northeast corner of 18th Street and The Paseo.

1934

Photograph of a bullet hole on a wrecked Chrysler sedan, taken in connection with Criminal Case No. 34750: State of Missouri vs. John Gadwood.

December 19th 1936

Photograph of The Donnelly Garment Company 1936 Christmas Party, hosted by Nell Donnelly Reed at the Pla-Mor Ballroom.

November 12th 1929

Group portrait of Harry Truman, Senator Thomas P. Gore, and others at a dinner held by the South Central Business Association at the LaSalle Hotel in Gore's honor.

Reuben Street

Full length view of Street Hotel owner Reuben Street standing in front of his car on the street in front of his hotel at the northeast corner of The Paseo and 18th Street.

June 3rd 1941

Photograph of Katz Drugstore officials at a South Central Business Association luncheon at the Blue Bird Cafeteria at 3215 Troost Avenue.

February 1930

Photograph of General Hospital #2, a hospital for African-Americans once located just north of the intersection of 22nd Street and McCoy Avenue (now Kenwood Avenue).

March 25th 1924

Photograph looking south down the west side of Walrond Avenue from the southwest corner of Walrond and 18th Street. The A. O. Thompson Lumber Company office is pictured to the right.

Photograph with full exterior street level view of Horace Mann School, located on the north side of 39th Street between Euclid Avenue and Garfield Avenue.

Photograph of the interior of the Chocolate Shop in Kansas City Kansas, owned by Michael (Economou) Economy, including several unidentified workers, circa 1920.

1928

Interior of the Spanish-inspired Country Club Plaza Theater. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

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 taken between 1935 and 1943 of a baseball game at the North American Aviation Athletic Field, Fairfax, Kansas City, Kansas.

June 23rd 1934

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

A 1940's photograph of Kansas City's Negro Municipal Band with Dan Blackburn directing. Source: Kansas City Museum Association.

November 1938

Program for the fifty-third annual convention for the Missouri State Association of Negro Teachers.

1923

The first unit of Country Club Plaza Triangle Building under construction. This picture was taken looking north-northwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

May 16th 1923

Photograph looking east along the south side of 10th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Main Street. Construction for the Land Bank is pictured center.

An autochrome photograph of a bed of roses at the Municipal Rose Garden (Loose Park Rose Garden). This particular bed was managed by the Browning Society.

The Municipal Hospital Service Building with central heating plant, laundry, and incineration for the General Hospital group, Kansas City, Missouri, ca. 1930s.

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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.