Image Gallery

Circa 1925 photograph of Kansas City, Kansas band Paul Banks Syncopating Orchestra, posed with their instruments.

1919

Photograph of St. Peter & Paul Church, once located at the southwest corner of 9th Street and McGee Street.

Jay McShann at piano with his orchestra posed around, no date. Source: Charles Goodwin.

1938

Looking north along Baltimore Avenue, 9th to 11th Streets, with the New York Life Building in the center.

October 21st 1928

Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post on October 21, 1928 showing Missouri Governor Alfred E. Smith on his presidential campaign in Sedalia, Missouri. Also pictured are Charles M.

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.

1938

John Walker, Eleanor Nichols, and her husband Earl W. Allen at the 1938 Country Club Plaza Fiesta.

1926

Photograph with caption, "The former brickyard and rock quarry south of Brush Creek and west of Main Street." This vantage point faces south from near the intersection of Wyandotte Street

May 29th 1922

Photograph looking south from 20th Street showing the McGee Street Viaduct and the west entrance to the McGee Street team yards.

May 15th 1931

Photograph with slide description, "Lagoon, boathouse & bath house, bathing beach; Swope Park, K.C., Mo.

August 26th 1940

Photograph of the Paseo Baptist Church congregation posed in celebration of the church's fifty-sixth anniversary.

1935

The Half and Half entertainer, half man and half woman, posed for full-length portrait at Dante's Inferno in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr.

July 2nd 1935

An autochrome photograph of Thomas L. Luzier's swimming pool, taken from the west. Luzier was founder of Luzier Personalized Cosmetics.

Circa 1928 photograph with frontal and side view identified on the photograph as the National Fidelity Life Insurance Building, also known as the Continental Building.

November 23rd 1918

Postcard showing 11th Street looking east from Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This portion of 11th Street from Main to Walnut Street is also known as Petticoat Lane.

Print of the synagogue and school building of Congregation Keneseth Israel-Beth Sholom located at the southwest corner of 34th Street and The Paseo, designed, printed and donated by Burd & Flet

1936

Publicity photo of Count Basie at piano and Carmen Miranda holding percussive shaker at Command Performance. Basie is sitting at the piano wearing a white suit and looking forward.

May 1926

Lou Holland standing by a seated Ike Morrell at Kansas City's air mail dedication at Richards Field, May 1926.

1936

Photograph with slide description: "Frieze on N. wall, fountain playing: Liberty Memorial; Kansas City, Mo. (1936)."

1937

Photograph of the sewing department at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

February 14th 1925

Photograph of the ruins of the American Royal building which was destroyed in a fire in February 1925.

June 6th 1932

An autochrome photograph of Walter G. Basinger's house from the East, A. I. A. Medal Award of 1931. Basinger was director of the J. C. Nichols Company.

1937

Photograph of the sewing department at The Donnelly Garment Company in the Corrigan Building at 1828 Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri.

September 15th 1934

An autochrome photograph of the Nelson Gallery of Art (now known as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), taken from the south.

May 28th 1922

Photograph looking north on Oak Street from 18th Street. Advertisements for Coach Corp. and Keystone Auto Wrecking Co. are pictured.

Circa 1930 photograph with full frontal and side view of Western Ice Service Company, Plant No. 123; located at 12th and Iron streets in North Kansas City, Missouri.

June 29th 1935

An autochrome photograph of swimmers at the northeast corner pool at Unity Farm (Unity Village). This photograph was taken from the west.

Photograph of St. Peter & Paul Church, once located at the southwest corner of 9th Street and McGee Street.

Photograph of the original Wendell Phillips School, once located at the southeast corner of Vine Street and 24th Street Terrace.

November 1st 1921

Photograph showing the reviewing stand in front of The Kansas City Star building for the American Legion Parade in Kansas City, Missouri.

August 12th 1933

Photograph looking west toward Troost Avenue from the southeast corner of Armour Boulevard and Forest Avenue.

February 25th 1938

Full body portrait of H. Roe Bartle. He inscribes on the photo, "To my friend Emerson Paton, With all good wishes, H. Roe Bartle, Feb. 25th, 1938."

Photograph of VeEssa Spivey, owner of Black Hawk Barbecue, posing with her restaurant delivery scooter.

October 29th 1939

Unsigned postcard, postmarked Kansas City, Kansas, addressed to Judge Arthur D. Wood, asking if he is "going to pardon that crook from KC," Tom Pendergast.

Photograph with slide description, "Children's ward in Wheatley Hospital, K.C., Mo."

1924

Close exterior shot of the marble balustrade once located at the intersection of Ward Parkway and Meyer Boulevard.

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.